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Bow City Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Profile for the Bow City 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 Bow City Cemetery...

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

Lat:   50.4312°   (50° 25' 52")

Lon:   -112.3912°   (-112° 23' 28")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-14-017-18-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 17, Range 18, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Bow City 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.


 

  Bow City Cemetery  


  Gleichen Cemetery
  Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
  Bassano Cemetery
  Champion Cemetery
  Duchess Cemetery
  Rolling Hills Cemetery
  Brooks Cemetery
  Alston Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Taylor Cemetery
  Bowville Cemetery
  Vulcan Cemetery
  Albion Ridge Cemetery
  Reid Hill Cemetery
  Taber Memorial Gardens
  Scandia Cemetery
  Royal View Memorial Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Bow City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Bassano Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Bow City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Bow City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Reid Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West (W) of the Bow City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Reid Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #2515246)

Scandia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Bow City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Bow City Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Bow City Cemetery.

Bassano   [Map]Lomond   [Map]Rosemary   [Map]
Bow City   [Map]Milo   [Map]Scandia   [Map]
Brooks   [Map]Queenstown   [Map]Travers   [Map]
Duchess   [Map]Rainier   [Map]Vauxhall   [Map]
Enchant   [Map]Retlaw   [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 start with 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 Bow City 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 Bow City 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 Bow City 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . 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 Bow City Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4312, Longitude: -112.3912     [Map].

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