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Breton Cemetery


The location of Breton Cemetery

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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 Breton Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Breton Cemetery (FAG ID #2293094)

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 Breton Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.1035°   (53° 6' 12")

Lon:   -114.4413°   (-114° 26' 28")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-36-047-04-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 36, Township 047, Range 04, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Breton 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.


  Breton Cemetery  

  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Holy Trinity RC Cemetery
  Darwell Cemetery
  Berrymoor Cemetery
  Smithfield Cemetery
  Leduc Public Cemetery
  All Saints Cemetery
  Calmar Community Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  St. Norbert's RC Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  Millet Community Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery
  Peace Hills Zion Lutheran Cemetery
  Inga Community Cemetery
  Bunker Hill Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Keephills Cemetery
  Dalby Swedish Lutheran Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Alder Flats Cemetery
  Tomahawk Cemetery
  Dakota United Church Cemetery
  Heimtal Moravian Cemetery
  West Haven Cemetery
  Peace Cemetery
  Mt. Auburn Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Breton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alder Flats Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Berrymoor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Berrymoor Cemetery (FAG ID #<2381163>)
Bunker Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bunker Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #<2305296>)
Calmar Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Dalby Swedish Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Dalby Swedish Lutheran Cemetery (FAG ID #<2386480>)
Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #<2384922>)
Keephills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #<2351299>)
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Breton Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Tomahawk Cemetery (FAG ID #<2390727>)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Breton Cemetery.

Alsike   [Map]Golden Days   [Map]Poplar Bay   [Map]
Argentia Beach   [Map]Grandview   [Map]Saint Francis   [Map]
Berrymoor   [Map]Hoadley   [Map]Sundance Beach   [Map]
Breton   [Map]Itaska Beach   [Map]Sunnybrook   [Map]
Buck Creek   [Map]Lindale   [Map]Telfordville   [Map]
Burtonsville   [Map]Mission Beach   [Map]Thorsby   [Map]
Carnwood   [Map]Mulhurst   [Map]Warburg   [Map]
Crystal Springs   [Map]Mulhurst Bay   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Fern Creek   [Map]Norris Beach   [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 - 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 Breton 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:     The Breton Cemetery (FAG ID #2293094)
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 Breton Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2293094

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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:

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches 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 Breton Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1035, Longitude: -114.4413     [Map].

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