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Profile for the Chinese 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 Chinese Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.0250°   (51° 1' 29")

Lon:   -114.0595°   (-114° 3' 34")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-10-024-01-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 24, Range 1, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Chinese 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.


 

  Chinese Cemetery  


  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Calgary Cemetery
  Carstairs Cemetery
  Queen's Park Cemetery
  Cremona Cemetery
  Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
  Acme Cemetery
  St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
  Crossfield Cemetery
  Eden Brook Memorial Gardens
  West Brook Cemetery
  Mountain View Memorial Gardens
  Zion United Cemetery
  Strathmore Cemetery
  Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery
  Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
  Airdrie Cemetery
  Dalemead Cemetery
  Mitford Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Davisburg Cemetery
  St. Andrew's Cemetery
  Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Blackie Cemetery
  Springbank United Church Cemetery
  Highwood Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Chinese Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Calgary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #1035052)

Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #2263707)

Mountain View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain View Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #2130381)

Queen's Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Queen's Park Cemetery (FAG ID #639344)

Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery (FAG ID #2131236)

St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chinese Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Chinese Cemetery.

Abbeydale   [Map]Chestermere   [Map]Martindale   [Map]
Academy   [Map]Conrich   [Map]Midnapore   [Map]
Acadia   [Map]Douglas Glen   [Map]Ramsay   [Map]
Albert Park   [Map]Heritage Woods   [Map]Shepard   [Map]
Balzac   [Map]High Point Estates   [Map]Sunnyside   [Map]
Calgary   [Map]Janet   [Map]Valley Ridge   [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 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 Chinese 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 Chinese 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 Chinese 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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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 '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 Chinese Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0250, Longitude: -114.0595     [Map].

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