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Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
(Alberta)


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 The location of Athabasca Municipal Cemetery 

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Profile for the Athabasca Municipal 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 five sections:

The Location of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.7331°   (54° 43' 59")

Lon:   -113.2562°   (-113° 15' 22")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Athabasca Municipal 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.


 

  Athabasca Municipal Cemetery  


  Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery
  Newbrook Community Cemetery
  Lac La Biche Community Cemetery
  Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
  Donatville RC Cemetery
  Tawatinaw Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Ferguson District Cemetery
  Abee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Meanook Cemetery
  Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Boyle Municipal Cemetery
  Hazel Bluff Cemetery
  Cash Creek Cemetery
  St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Jarvie Cemetery
  Westlock Town Cemetery
  Vega Community Cemetery
  Waskatenau United Church Cemetery
  Peaceful Pines Cemetery
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Boyle Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cash Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Donatville RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ferguson District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Meanook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Athabasca Municipal Cemetery.

Amber Valley   [Map]Grassland   [Map]Rochester   [Map]
Athabasca   [Map]Island Lake   [Map]South Baptiste   [Map]
Boyle   [Map]Island Lake South   [Map]Sunset Beach   [Map]
Colinton   [Map]Meanook   [Map]West Baptiste   [Map]
Donatville   [Map]Mewatha Beach   [Map]Whispering Hills   [Map]
Ellscott   [Map]Perryvale   [Map]White Gull   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Athabasca Municipal 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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







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 'point-to-point' distance from . 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 Athabasca Municipal Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7331, Longitude: -113.2562     [Map].

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