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Profile for the Carstairs Cemetery ...
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 Carstairs Cemetery...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Carstairs Cemetery
Lat: 51.5627° (51° 33' 45")
Lon: -114.1081° (-114° 6' 29")
Location using the Alberta Township System:
Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 030, Range 01, West of the 5th Meridian
Map of nearby cemeteries ...
The red map marker shows the location of the Carstairs Cemetery.
The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Carstairs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.
All of the following cemeteries are located in .
For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Carstairs Cemetery.
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 begin 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 it should be mentioned 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 Carstairs Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Alberta:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Carstairs 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 Carstairs Cemetery.
Referenced Books / Documents ...
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/
|This page was last modified: 24 May 2017|
|By John Hall|