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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery / Kolomyja Cemetery / Negrych Cemetery (Venlaw, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

The first burial in this cemetery in the Municipality of Gilbert Plains occurred in 1909. Several members of the Negrych family are buried here. The concrete foundation of a former Ukrainian Orthodox church at the site was present at the time of a 2021 visit.

Among the people buried in this cemetery are Iwen Negrych and Stephen Negrych.

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church

“Evangelical Ukrainian Church” at Venlaw (1916) by Cecil Heppenstall Reeves
Source: Negrych Pioneer Homestead

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church (no date)
Source: Negrych Pioneer Homestead

Negrych Cemetery

Negrych Cemetery (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete foundation of a former Ukrainian Orthodox church at the Negrych Cemetery

Concrete foundation of a former Ukrainian Orthodox church at the Negrych Cemetery (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.31868, W100.47485
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wasyl Negrych Pioneer Homestead (Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Sources:

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2021

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