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Acadia Valley Cemetery


The location of Acadia Valley Cemetery

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Profile for the Acadia Valley Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Acadia Valley Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Acadia Valley Cemetery

Lat:   51.1601°   (51° 9' 36")

Lon:   -110.1902°   (-110° 11' 24")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-26-025-02-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 26, Township 025, Range 02, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Acadia Valley Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.


  Acadia Valley Cemetery  

  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (SK)
  Sceptre Memorial Gardens (SK)
  Brethren In Christ Clearview Cemetery (SK)
  Lemsford Cemetery (SK)
  Flaxcombe Cemetery (SK)
  Cavendish Cemetery (AB)
  Kindersley Cemetery (SK)
  Emanuel Evangelical Cemetery (SK)
  Oyen Cemetery (AB)
  St. John's Lutheran Cemetery (SK)
  Alsask Cemetery (AB)
  St. Anthony's RC Cemetery (SK)
  Mayfield Cemetery (SK)
  Soklofske Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location
  Estuary Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location<1>
  St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location
  Leader Community Cemetery (SK)
  Schmidt Lutheran Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location
  Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery (SK)
  Sacred Heart RC Cemetery (SK)
  Prelate Community Cemetery (SK)
  Burstall Baptist Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Acadia Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alsask Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Acadia Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Alsask Cemetery (FAG ID #2267168)

Estuary Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Acadia Valley Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Mayfield Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Acadia Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Oyen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Acadia Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Oyen Cemetery (FAG ID #2344373)

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 8 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Acadia Valley Cemetery.

Acadia Valley   [Map]Mantario (SK)   [Map]
Alsask (SK)   [Map]Marengo (SK)   [Map]
Bindloss   [Map]Oyen   [Map]
Empress   [Map]Sibbald   [Map]
Estuary (SK)   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Acadia Valley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta     Cemeteries of Alberta

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alberta

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Acadia Valley Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Acadia Valley Cemetery.

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Acadia Valley Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.1601, Longitude: -110.1902     [Map].

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