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Markham Cemetery, Paintearth , AB

Street Address: Range Rd 132 & Twp Rd 374
Community: Castor
Township: NE 22-37-13 W4
Locality: Paintearth
Province: AB
GPS: 52.200519,-111.767302

Owned by Missionary Church. First interment in 1906.

Started by a group of Mennonite settlers from Markham, Ontario, who homesteaded east of the town of Castor. A church was built on land owned by Michael Troyer in 1907. Services were held there until 1960.

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    Photos courtesy of Nora Spencer [2014]
    Indexed by Sherri Pettit


  • Some persons named in this index may not be interred in this cemetery. They are designated as spouse or parent on appropriate stones, and may not have their own birth and death recorded here (See our FAQ).

    Women, if maiden names are known, will appear under both their maiden and married names.

    Information, history and recording by Marilyn Ries-Weber with assistance by Shirley Ries.

    This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

    (baby)  
    (Father)  
    (Mother)  
    (unknown)  
    (unreadable)  
    (unreadable)  
    (unreadable)  
    (unreadable)  
    (unreadable)  
    ADAM, Mabel   plaque
    ANDERSON, Agnes   1916 - 1921
    ANDERSON, Delma Agnes   1916 - 1921
    ANDERSON, Jessie   1895 - 1979
    ANDERSON, John   1886 - 1951
    ANDERSON, John   1886 - 1951
    ANDRESS, Roxy   parent
    BAKER, Merle   plaque
    BOWMAN, John   1873 - 1923
    BOWMAN, John   1873 - 1923
    BURKHOLDER, Blanch   1913 - 1913
    BURKHOLDER, Blanch   1913 - 1913
    BURKHOLDER, Ida   parent
    BURKHOLDER, Isaac, Rev.   parent
    CARTER, Lillian   1912 - 1912
    CARTER, Lillian   1912 - 1912
    CHOCKAMIER, (baby)   1940 - 1940
    DUNINGTON  
    DUNINGTON, Ida   1868 - 1917
    DUNINGTON, Ida (Stephens)   1868 - 1917
    DUNINGTON, W.D.   spouse
    DUNINGTON, William   1859 - 1934
    DUNINGTON, William Dawson   1859 - 1934
    DYCK, Peter   plaque
    FAIRBROTHER, (baby)   1936 - 1936
    FAIRBROTHER, Anson   1933 - 1934
    FAIRBROTHER, Anson   1933 - 1934
    GEIGER, Amos   1873 - 1953
    GEIGER, Amos   plaque
    GEIGER, Amos H.   1873 - 1953
    GEIGER, Grace   ? - 1957
    GEIGER, Grace   ? - 1957
    GEIGER, Leola   1939 - 1939
    GEIGER, Leslie   1937 - 1937
    GEIGER, Nancy   1872 - 1937
    GEIGER, Nancy M.   1872 - 1937
    GOUDGE, Henry   plaque
    GROUT, David Andrew   1948 - 2014
    GUGAN  
    GUGAN, J.F.   plaque
    GUGAN, J.F.  
    HERBER, Violet   plaque
    HOLLOWAY, Agnes Jane "Nancy"   1921 - 2011
    HOLLOWAY, Bob   1917 - 1998
    HOLLOWAY, Dave   1919 - 1995
    HOLLOWAY, Ellen   1845 - 1929
    HOLLOWAY, Ellen   1845 - 1929
    HOLLOWAY, Jessica A.   1891 - 1971
    HOLLOWAY, Jessie   1891 - 1971
    HOLLOWAY, John   1886 - 1960
    HOLLOWAY, John F.   1886 - 1960
    HOLLOWAY, Mary   1920 - 1972
    HOLLOWAY, Mary M.   1920 - 1922
    HOLLOWAY, Norman   1921 - 1922
    HOLLOWAY, Norman T.   1921 - 1922
    HOLLOWAY, Robert Murray   1917 - 1998
    HOLLOWAY, Sylvan   1943 - 1944
    HOLLOWAY, Sylvan   1943 - 1944
    HOLLOWAY, William David "Dave"   1919 - 1995
    IRISH, W.   plaque
    LIND, Marietta   1861 - 1951
    LIND, Sarah Jane   1882 - 1911 (age: 28)
    LIND, Sarah Jane   1883 - 1911
    LIND, Thomas   1855 - 1934
    LIND, Wilfred   1859 - 19?5
    LIND, Wilfred Laurie   1888 - 1908 (age: 19)
    MANSON, Peter   1870 - 1948
    MANSON, Peter   1870 - 1948
    MARTENS, Katherine   1903 - 1977
    P., S.J.  
    PATTERSON, John   spouse
    PATTERSON, Sarah Jane (Lind)   1882 - 1911 (age: 28)
    RAMER, Chris   plaque
    REID, Gladys   1903 - 1935
    REID, Mary   1941 - 1941
    REIST, Wilmer   plaque
    RIED, (baby)   1941 - 1941
    RIED, Gladys   1903 - 1935
    SCHOEMAKER, (unknown)   1948 - 1948
    SHANTZ, D.S.   plaque
    SHANTZ, H.   plaque
    SHANTZ, Ray   plaque
    SNYDER, Oscar   plaque
    SPENCER, Clarence   1865 - 1934
    SPENCER, Ken   1935 - 1935
    STEPHENS, Ida   1868 - 1917
    STEWARD, (Mrs)   1876 - 1943
    STEWARD, John   1859 - 1939
    STEWART  
    STEWART, John   1859 - 1939
    STOUFFER, Alfred   1927 - 1933
    STOUFFER, Alfred   1927 - 1933
    STOUFFER, Clarence   1887 - 1938
    STOUFFER, Clarence   1887 - 1938
    STOUFFER, Hilda   1916 - 1933
    STOUFFER, Hilda   1916 - 1933
    STROME, Mary Ann   1849 - 1938
    STROME, Mary Anne   1849 - 1938
    TRAUB, Alvin   plaque
    TRAUB, Harley   plaque
    TROYER, Artis   1901 - 1989
    TROYER, Artis   1901 - 1989
    TROYER, Katherine (Martens)   1903 - 1977
    TROYER, Kathryn   1903 - 1977
    TROYER, Mary   1849 - 1942
    TROYER, Mary   1849 - 1942
    TROYER, Michael   1853 - 1946
    TROYER, Mickeal   1853 - 1946
    WEEKS, Alice   1923 - 1996
    WEEKS, Alice   1920 - 19?6
    WEEKS, Austin   192? - 2002
    WEEKS, Elsie   1903 - 1920
    WEEKS, Elsie Mabel   1903 - 1920
    WEEKS, George   1908 - 1920
    WEEKS, George Ira   1908 - 1920
    WEEKS, Ira   1870 - 1951
    WEEKS, Ira   parent
    WEEKS, Ira   1870 - 1951
    WEEKS, Omar Neal   1909 - 2005
    WEEKS, Roxy   1876 - 1911
    WEEKS, Roxy (Andress)   parent
    WEEKS, Roxy Alzina   1876 - 1911
    WIDEMAN, Ruby   1920 - 1953
    WIDEMAN, Ruby   1920 - 1953
    WIDEMAN, Sarah   1880 - 1948
    WIDEMAN, Sarah   1880 - 1948
    WIDEMAN, Wilmot   1885 - 1972
    WIDEMAN, Wilmot   1885 - 1972

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