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The Atlin Pioneer Cemetery, BC:
Page 2 - Graves M-Z

Atlin Pioneer Cemetery Index

Click on each photo to greatly enlarge it.

Matthew McEwan
Died January 1907
Mine cave-in

In memory of

John McIntyre

Aged 27 years
Mail carrier, was drowned in Taku Arm November 28, 1902

Erected by Fritz Miller

Kenneth Chisholm McLaren

July 5, 1867 - May 17, 1931

Prospector & Gold Miner
Nova Scotian
Co-founder of Atlin

Henry George Marshall

Born England
Died Feb. 25, 1943, age 79 years

Miner of Blue Canyon

To the memory of
John Eaton Moran
Born February 3rd, 1874
Died October 30th, 1933

Donald Moran
March 5, 1941 - March 9, 1941
Son of Morley & Bertha

Otto Nelson

Born at Sunderbyn, Sweden
Aged 27 years
Died Sept. 5, 1918

In loving memory of

Selma Elizabeth Nelson
The beloved wife of Axel Nelson

Who departed this life March 15, 1920
Aged 34 years


Major C. William A. Neville

Died February 8, 1943
Aged 80 years.

Major Neville was the mayor of Atlin at the time of his death.

A closer look at his headstone can be seen here.

In memory of

Tade Obalski, M.E.

French Savant

Died at Atlin Sept 1911 (?)
Aged 50 years

Mining Engineer Tade Obalski was manger of the Société Minière de la Colombie Britannique, placer mining on Boulder Creek.

In loving memory of baby

Nobuo Okata

Born Atlin
Died February 22, 1937, aged 2 days

Rest in peace

In loving memory of baby

Shoji Okata

Born Atlin, June 1, 1938
Died September 27th, 1938


Alex Olson

Born June 4, 1862, in Norway
Found dead on the trail May 11, 1934
Age 72 years

Joseph Pepio

Died November 1908
Found dead in the woods
Age 25 years

Peter Peterson

Born Denmark
Died July 1919, 52 years

Killed in railway accident, Scotia Bay

George Pike

Born near Newcastle-on-Tyne
Died September 8, 1909, age 28 yrs.
of an accidental gunshot wound

Waiter on the S.S. Gleaner

Thomas Frederic Harper Reed

Gentleman Adventurer

1878 - 1965

Thomas Reed was a surveyor, Indian Agent and telegraph operator in Telegraph Creek, Atlin and Victoria.

Leota Joan Roxborough

Born April 8, 1930
Died Oct. 30, 1946
Age 16

Charley William Rudolf

Born July 2, 1923
Died May 21, 1940, age 16 years

Died from gunshot wounds, mistaken for a bear

John Elmwood Simons

Died February 8, 1914, age 51 years

Froze to death

Edward J. Thain

Born Jan 16th, 1847
Died Jan 11th, 1906, age 59

In memory of our darling

Baby Whitfield

Born May 16, 1912
Died June 7, 1912, aged 22 day

Not gone from our memory, not gone from our hearts, but gone to our heavenly father above

Another image of the entire headboard can be seen here.

In loving memory of
John Wolters
Born in Kent, England, Jan. 16, 1857
Died Sept. 21, 1905

Our darling
Vesta Vera Wolters
Daughter of John & Elizabeth Wolters
Born in Atlin Aug 29, 1904
Died Aug. 22, 1906