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Caroline Cemetery


The location of Caroline Cemetery

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Profile for the Caroline 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 Caroline Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.0787°   (52° 4' 43")

Lon:   -114.7404°   (-114° 44' 25")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-11-036-06-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 036, Range 06, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Caroline 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.


  Caroline Cemetery  

  West Haven Cemetery
  Alto Reste Cemetery
  Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  Horn Hill Cemetery
  Bentley Cemetery
  Innisfail Cemetery
  Vig Cemetery
  Mayton Cemetery
  Blackfalds Cemetery
  Sundre & District Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Hainstock Cemetery
  Aspelund Cemetery
  Olds Cemetery
  Eckville Cemetery
  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Kuusamo Cemetery
  Carstairs Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  Cremona Cemetery
  Red Deer Cemetery
  West Brook Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Caroline Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Eckville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Caroline Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<3> entry for the Eckville Cemetery (FAG ID #<2396593>)
Hainstock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Caroline Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hainstock Cemetery (FAG ID #<2319795>)
Kuusamo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Caroline Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Kuusamo Cemetery (FAG ID #<2556483>)
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Caroline Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #<1968320>)
Sundre & District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Caroline Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sundre & District Cemetery (FAG ID #<2369431>)

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 Caroline Cemetery.

Alhambra   [Map]Dickson   [Map]Markerville   [Map]
Benalto   [Map]Eckville   [Map]Rocky Mountain House   [Map]
Burnstick Lake   [Map]Hespero   [Map]Spruce View   [Map]
Butte   [Map]James River Bridge   [Map]Stauffer   [Map]
Caroline   [Map]Kountry Meadows   [Map]Sundre   [Map]
Condor   [Map]Leslieville   [Map]Withrow   [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 turn to 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 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 Caroline 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:     Home Page
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 Caroline 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 Caroline 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 'straight-line' distance starting 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 Caroline Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.0787, Longitude: -114.7404     [Map].

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<3>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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