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Gimli Icelandic Pioneer Cemetery

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The Gimli Icelandic Pioneer Cemetery is the oldest Icelandic public cemetery in Canada.

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This cemetery was fully photographed by Lianne Lavoie on 28 August 2014. The transcription below is a complete transcription of all existing tombstones at that time.

This first table lists the names on the monument that stands in this cemetery, memorialising those who died in the New Iceland smallpox epidemic (1876-1877). Only names and ages are listed on the monument.

first name last name age
Thorgrimur G.Thorgrímsson2
Kristín S.Arnadóttir40
LiljaHjálmsdóttir24
ÁrniArnason12
JóhannJónsson44
Ragnheiður J.Jóhannsdóttir24
Ragnar J.Gunnarsson2 months
Ragnheiður J.Daviðsdóttir3 months
MagnúsPálsson7
ÁstriðurArnadóttir12
EinarJónsson4
ThorvaldurJónsson3 months
Petrína S.Jónasdóttir4
SveinnThorkelsson8
JónThorkelsson6
Sigurveig I.Jónsdóttir2
Sigríður M.Sigurgeirsdóttir3
Jóhanna O.Sigurgeirsdóttir1
FriðrikMagnússon1
Gunnlaugur B.Skagfjörð3
ThorlákurSigurðsson17
GuðniGuðnason50
GuðmundurGuðmundsson10
IngibjörgHildibrandsdóttir26
ThórunnGuðmundsdóttir3
SigþrúðurGuðmundsdóttir13
JóhannJóhannsson9
SigmundurPálsson13
PjeturJónsson9
AðalheiðurJónsdóttir29
ArnfríðurJóhannsdóttir39
SigríðurPálsdóttir1
SkúliGuðmundsson9
JóhannPálsson17
MarteinnJónsson37
KristínMarteinsdóttir4
FlóventHalldórsson37
PállJóhannsson6
ÍngiríðurEspólín4
JóhannesIndriðason4
Anna I.Björnsdóttir6
Jónas TR.Bjarnason1
Anna S.Mýrdal3
GuðrúnJónatansdóttir8
GrímurGrímsson48
Jóhanna G.Grímsdóttir3
GuðmundurEinarsson5
MariaSveinbjörnsdóttir5
HelgaJónsdóttir44
EyjólfurJónsson7
HjálmarPalmason7
PállMagnússon9
MagnúsMagnússon1
Gunnar T.Gottskálksson3 months
PállPálsson5
JónSigurðsson1
Jón G.Sigurgeirsson5
JónPjetursson2
ThóraKristjánsdóttir8
JónKristjánsson11
GuðmundurGuðmundsson1
AlbínaEinarsdóttir6
MargrjétStephansdóttir0 (just born)
KristjanaKristjánsdóttir0 (just born)
JóhannThorberg0 (just born)
JónHalldórsson4
FriðrikHalldórsson2
TeiturJónsson4
SigríðurJónsdóttir1
OddleyfurSigurðsson52
BjörnSigurðsson30
ÁgustaJónasdóttir4
GuðmundurEinarsson4
KristjánGislason6
Holmfríður I.Einarsdóttir1
Thorkell S.Pjetursson1
RagnheiðurFinnsdóttir5
PállPjetursson1
GuðrúnPálsdóttir24
ThorunPálsdóttir14
JónBjörnsson4
FriðrikFinnbogason47
BjörnHjorleyfsson5
GuðmundurSveinbjörnsson4
SigríðurBjörnsdóttir24
SigurbjörgHalldórsdóttir3
ThorsteinnBharnason29
Einar KR.Jóhannsson7
ThuríðurSigurðardóttir5 months
ArniPjetursson12
JónSamsonsson1
JónJónsson2 months
GuðrúnThorðardóttir34
ThordýsJónsdóttir3
KristjánKristjánsson5
Guðjón S.Jónsson1
GuðbjörgJónsdóttir4
SteinunnFlóventsdóttir3
IngibjörgPálsdóttir4
ThorgerðurJónatansdóttir33

This table contains the information from tombstones in the cemetery.

first name last name birth death photo#
ThorarinnThorleifsson1829-09-251901-07-221/2/3
JonJonsson187019014/5/6




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