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Altario Cemetery


The location of Altario Cemetery

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Profile for the Altario 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 Altario Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.9029°   (51° 54' 10")

Lon:   -110.1710°   (-110° 10' 15")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-11-034-02-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 034, Range 02, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Altario 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.


  Altario Cemetery  

  Metiskow Cemetery (AB)
  St. Peter's RC Cemetery (SK)
  Setting Sun Cemetery (AB)
  Salvador Cemetery (SK)
  Prairie View / Evesham Cemetery (SK)
  Luseland Cemetery (SK)
  Home Valley Cemetery (AB)
  Luseland Catholic Cemetery (SK)
  Cadogan Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Lakeroad Cemetery (AB)
  Provost Cemetery (AB)
  St. Andrew RC Cemetery (AB)
  Cadogan Cemetery (AB)
  St. Donatus South Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location
  Lakeview Cemetery (SK)
  Major / District Cemetery (SK)
  Cadogan West Cemetery (AB)
   Estimated location<1>
  Fusilier Cemetery (SK)
  Skyline Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (SK)
  Provost Mennonite Cemetery (AB)
  Flaxcombe Cemetery (SK)
  St. Elizabeth's RC Cemetery (SK)
  Oyen Cemetery (AB)
  St. Henry RC Old Cemetery (SK)
  Alsask Cemetery (AB)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Altario Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Fusilier Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lakeroad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Major / District Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Provost Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Donatus South Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave<3> entry for the St. Donatus South Cemetery (FAG ID #<2593406>)
St. Peter's RC Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Altario Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Altario Cemetery.

Altario   [Map]Esther   [Map]Major (SK)   [Map]
Bodo   [Map]Grosswerder (SK)   [Map]Monitor   [Map]
Cactus Lake (SK)   [Map]Hoosier (SK)   [Map]New Brigden   [Map]
Compeer   [Map]Kirriemuir   [Map]Primate (SK)   [Map]
Consort   [Map]Loverna (SK)   [Map]Sedalia   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Altario 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 Altario 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 Altario 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 ...

The Communities of 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 from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Altario Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9029, Longitude: -110.1710     [Map].

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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