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Berry Creek Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Berry Creek Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Berry Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #2452519)

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 Berry Creek Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.4224°   (51° 25' 20")

Lon:   -111.5527°   (-111° 33' 9")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-25-028-12-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 25, Township 028, Range 12, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Berry Creek 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, all of the marker locations have been verified.


 

  Berry Creek Cemetery  


  Coronation Town Cemetery
  Byemoor Cemetery
  Endiang Cemetery
  Craigmyle Cemetery
  Hanna Cemetery
  Drumheller Cemetery
  Oyen Cemetery
  Cessford Cemetery
  Duchess Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> of the Berry Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Cessford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South (S) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Cessford Cemetery (FAG ID #<2576602>)
 
Coronation Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 48 miles [77.2 km] to the North (N) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Craigmyle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Drumheller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the West (W) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Duchess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 49 miles [78.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Endiang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 44 miles [70.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 
Hanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Berry Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hanna Cemetery (FAG ID #<2272129>)
 
Oyen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the East (E) of the Berry Creek 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 12 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Berry Creek Cemetery.

Batter Junction   [Map]Chinook   [Map]Spondin   [Map]
Big Stone   [Map]Hanna   [Map]Stanmore   [Map]
Bonar   [Map]Pollockville   [Map]Sunnynook   [Map]
Cessford   [Map]Sheerness   [Map]Watts   [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 Berry Creek 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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Berry Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #2452519)
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 Berry Creek Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Berry Creek Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Berry Creek Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Berry Creek Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2452519

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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







Footnotes ...

<1>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: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins 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 Berry Creek Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4224, Longitude: -111.5527     [Map].

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