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Cash Creek Cemetery


 The location of Cash Creek Cemetery 

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Profile for the Cash Creek 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 Cash Creek Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.5294°   (54° 31' 45")

Lon:   -113.0066°   (-113° 0' 23")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-18-064-20-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 18, Township 064, Range 20, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Cash Creek 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.


  Cash Creek Cemetery  

  Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery
  Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Lac La Biche Community Cemetery
  Hazel Bluff Cemetery
  Donatville RC Cemetery
  St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
  Westlock Town Cemetery
  Ferguson District Cemetery
  Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Meanook Cemetery
  Waskatenau United Church Cemetery
  Boyle Municipal Cemetery
  Wahstao Cemetery
  Jarvie Cemetery
  Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
  Peaceful Pines Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Newbrook Community Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
  Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
  Tawatinaw Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
  Abee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Cash Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Abee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Athabasca Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Boyle Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Donatville RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ferguson District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Meanook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Newbrook Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Cash Creek Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Newbrook Community Cemetery (FAG ID #2392232)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cash Creek Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]Colinton   [Map]Mewatha Beach   [Map]
Amber Valley   [Map]Donatville   [Map]Newbrook   [Map]
Athabasca   [Map]Ellscott   [Map]Perryvale   [Map]
Bondiss   [Map]Grassland   [Map]Rochester   [Map]
Boyle   [Map]Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]South Baptiste   [Map]
Caslan   [Map]Meanook   [Map]Sunset 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 Cash Creek 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     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 Cash Creek 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 Cash Creek Cemetery.

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Cash Creek Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.5294, Longitude: -113.0066     [Map].

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