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City of Grande Prairie
The location of City of Grande Prairie
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Profile for the City of Grande Prairie ...
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 five sections:
The Location of the City of Grande Prairie...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the City of Grande Prairie
Lat: 55.1551° (55° 9' 18")
Lon: -118.8325° (-118° 49' 56")
Map of nearby cemeteries ...
The red map marker shows the location of the City of Grande Prairie.
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, all of the marker locations have been verified.
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of the City of Grande Prairie. 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 13 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the City of Grande Prairie.
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 professional and volunteer 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 City of Grande Prairie:
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/
|This page was last modified: 26 Nov 2016|
|By John Hall|