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Canmore Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Profile for the Canmore 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 Canmore Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.0927°   (51° 5' 33")

Lon:   -115.3424°   (-115° 20' 32")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-33-024-10-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 33, Township 24, Range 10, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Canmore 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.


 

  Canmore Cemetery  


  Cremona Cemetery
  West Brook Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
  Mitford Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  St. Andrew's Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Old Banff Cemetery
  Springbank United Church Cemetery
  Eden Brook Memorial Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> of the Canmore Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Mitford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 36 miles [57.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Canmore Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Canmore Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain View Cemetery (FAG ID #2219810)

Old Banff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Canmore Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Andrew's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 38 miles [61.2 km] to the East (E) of the Canmore Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Wesley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Canmore Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Canmore Cemetery.

Anthracite   [Map]Dead Man's Flats   [Map]Kananaskis   [Map]
Banff   [Map]Exshaw   [Map]Kovach   [Map]
Bankhead   [Map]Georgetown   [Map]Lac des Arcs   [Map]
Canmore   [Map]Harvie Heights   [Map]Morley   [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 helpful 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 Canmore 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 Canmore 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 Canmore 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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The Communities 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 that stretches 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 Canmore Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0927, Longitude: -115.3424     [Map].

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