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Chabajlo Cemetery
Insinger, Kamsack Region, Saskatchewan

(1905-1949) RM of Insinger, No. 275, Saskatchewan
NW1/4 of S32-T29-R7-W2ndM

Contributed by Jennie Dutchak, Mar 09, 2012, last edited Jun 22, 2012 [dutchak@sympatico.ca]. Total records = 19.

This is the pioneer homestead of Stefan Chabajlo (Khabajlo), (1860-1931) and donor of the land, who immigrated to Canada with his family in 1898 from the province of Bukovyna, Ukraine. There are twenty Bukovynian style crosses with Cyrillic inscriptions belonging to nine pioneer families in the area. The church burned down in 1937.

No one knows when recorded history ended here. What we do know is that according to homestead records and the Cyrillic inscriptions, this is a pocket of one of the earliest Bukovynian settlements in the area dating to June 1898.

This research was based on tombstone inscriptions, parish burial records, homestead records, census records and interviews with local church members of pioneer families. An asterisk * denotes information was obtained through interviews, which I documented in 2010.

- Jennie Dutchak

Bilak, Akseniya, b. 1892, d. 1941
Bilak, Elena, b. Oct 15, 1859, d. Sep 16, 1949
Bilak, Ivan, b. 1852, d. 1933
Bilak, Kost, b. 1905, d. 1921
Bilak, Mariya, b. 1909, d. 1943
Chabajlo (Khabajlo), Ikhtima, no dates, age: 58yr
Chabajlo (Khabajlo), Stefan, b. 1860, d. 1931,
Gawryliuk, Nykolai, b. 1902, d. 1907, s/o Prokopij and Feodosiya*
Gryzhak, Iryna, b. 1881 d. 1917
Hupka, Ioan (John), b. 1918, d. 1919, s/o Georgij and Mariya, brother of Nick and Rev. Alex*
Lukiyan, Mariya, b. 1880, d. 1923
Shvedyk, Alyk, b. 1924, d. 1924
Ternovetskyi, Domka, b. 1848, d. 1909
Ternovetskyi, Hryhorij, b. Mar 25, 1923, d. Mar 10, 1924
Ternovetskyi, Ivan, b. 1837, d. 1905
Yarmijchul Anna, b. 1919, d. 1920, d/o Atanasij (Tom) and Katie*
Yarmijchul Georgij, b. 1919, d. 1919, s/o Atanasij and Katie*
Yarmijchul Ivan, b. 1916, d. 1917 s/o Atanasij and Katie*
Yarmijchul Mariya, b. 1918, d. 1919, d/o Atanasij and Katie*

Shvedyk, wooden cross with no name

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