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Acme Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 Acme Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.5039°   (51° 30' 14")

Lon:   -113.5217°   (-113° 31' 18")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-25-029-26-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 29, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Acme 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.


 

  Acme Cemetery  


  Innisfail Cemetery
  Zion United Cemetery
  Elnora Cemetery
  Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery
  Mayton Cemetery
  Rosebud Cemetery
  Hainstock Cemetery
  Airdrie Cemetery
  Olds Cemetery
  Standard Cemetery
  Rowley Cemetery
  Calgary Cemetery
  Three Hills Cemetery
  Queen's Park Cemetery
  Mt. Davis Cemetery
  Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
  Carstairs Cemetery
  Mountain View Memorial Gardens
  Cremona Cemetery
  Strathmore Cemetery
  Drumheller Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Crossfield Cemetery
  St. Marys Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Acme Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Crossfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Three Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Three Hills Cemetery (FAG ID #2233201)

Zion United Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Acme Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Zion United Cemetery (FAG ID #2409606)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Acme Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]Delacour   [Map]Rockyford   [Map]
Airdrie   [Map]Hesketh   [Map]Sunnyslope   [Map]
Beiseker   [Map]Irricana   [Map]Swalwell   [Map]
Bircham   [Map]Kathyrn   [Map]Three Hills   [Map]
Carbon   [Map]Keoma   [Map]Torrington   [Map]
Carstairs   [Map]Linden   [Map]Trochu   [Map]
Crossfield   [Map]Mayton   [Map]Wimborne   [Map]
Dalroy   [Map]Nightingale   [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 professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that 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 Acme Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

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

Referenced Books / Documents ...

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

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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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Acme Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5039, Longitude: -113.5217     [Map].

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