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Parkland Community History - Woodland

Contributed for use in Alberta Digital Archives by Darlene Homme


The Woodland Cemetery

The first Woodland Cemetery is located on the original homestead of the 
Dennill family. The exact location is no longer known. In 1910 Mrs. 
Dennill Sr. was buried there. In 1915, Rita Woodman who died of the 
measles at the age of 15 on May 15, 1915 was also buried here. 
Also in 1915, a bachelor named Nicholas Gas was buried there. 
Mr. Gas came from New Brunswick in about 1905. In 1916 a baby of 
the Hughes family died, then Ned Woodman, a brother of Rita, died 
from typhoid fever and was buried there in 1918. 

Woodland Cemetery
The new Woodland Cemetery is located at NW-22-51-4-W5

The data below was compiled from tombstones by Amanda Homme, on May 5, 2001.

SURNAME, First & Middle Names  Birthdate - Deathdate

HANSEN, Gordon D.  Sep 8, 1933 - Jan 18, 1986

HANSEN, Arnold  Oct 13, 1929 - Sep 10, 1996
HANSEN, Lucy  Aug 4, 1930 - Nov 17, 1995
Married Dec 23, 1954

WENDT, Edward  1896 - 1959 (Father)
WENDT, Augusta E. (Bryant)  1908 - 1994 (Mother)
WENDT, Emma Charlotte  1938  age 6 months (Daughter)
WENDT, Baby  1946 (Son)

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