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Pettapiece Cemetery, Blanshard RM (now Oakview RM), MB

Community: Pettapiece
Township: SE 24-13-21 W
Locality: Blanshard RM (now Oakview RM)
Municipality: Westman Region
Province: MB
GPS: 50.108359,-100.210822

Church / Denomination: Robertson Presbyterian Church, built across the road from the cemetery in 1887. Pettapiece United Church was built on this site in 1925 and in 1960 the congregation united with Rivers congregation and the church was closed.

Established 1882 on land owned by William Shanks. First interment was Laura Graham in June 1882. The cemetery grounds are cared for by a volunteer council. Cemetery is now non-denominational.

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  • George E. Fedyck
  • Wayne and Irene Pettapiece
  • 75th Anniversary of Rivers United Church 1908-1983 booklet
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    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.

    Photos courtesy of Patricia Green [2013, updated 2017]
    Indexed by Patricia Green

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

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