Waris Cemetery
Kaipainen Cemetery
Melbourne Road, McIntyre Township, Thunder Bay, Ont

Thunder Bay Public Library - Newspaper References:
(CJ) - Chronicle Journal - (FWDTJ) Fort William Daily Times Journal - (PANC) Port Arthur News Chronicle

1998 - 2020 JFLH

Last updated Apr 2020

Photo & notes courtesy of Mike Hanchar

99 year old tombstone in a wooded area off of Melbourne Road...according to the historical record from the Port Arthur News-Chronicle,
Mr. August Kaipainen died from a gunshot on April 30th 1920 in McIntyre Township.

"it's about 1,000 feet from Hazelwood Drive...across from his place is the bush, like a little trail that leads to the tombstone."

Ancestry gives August's birth & death dates as Aug 23, 1877 & Apr 30, 1920 - JFLH

Wife Edla Kaipainen died Mar 10, 1937 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery Block 15 Plot 130 in a single grave - JFLH

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