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Craigmyle Cemetery


The location of Craigmyle Cemetery

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Profile for the Craigmyle 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 Craigmyle Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.6777°   (51° 40' 39")

Lon:   -112.2525°   (-112° 15' 8")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-19-031-16-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 19, Township 031, Range 16, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Craigmyle 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, all of the marker locations have been verified.


  Craigmyle Cemetery  

  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
  Endiang Cemetery
  Lk. View Cemetery
  Rowley Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Three Hills Cemetery
  Omega Cemetery
  Mt. Davis Cemetery
  Castor Cemetery
  Hanna Cemetery
  Markham Cemetery
  Drumheller Cemetery
  Coronation Town Cemetery
  Berry Creek Cemetery
  Lousana Cemetery
  Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery
  Trenville Cemetery
  Rosebud Cemetery
  Elnora Cemetery
  Standard Cemetery
  Byemoor Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Craigmyle Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Byemoor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Craigmyle Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Drumheller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craigmyle Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Endiang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craigmyle Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hanna Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Craigmyle Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Hanna Cemetery (FAG ID #<2272129>)
Rowley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craigmyle Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Craigmyle Cemetery.

Batter Junction   [Map]Drumheller   [Map]Nacmine   [Map]
Bonar   [Map]East Coulee   [Map]Rosedale   [Map]
Byemoor   [Map]Endiang   [Map]Rosedale Station   [Map]
Craigmyle   [Map]Hanna   [Map]Rowley   [Map]
Delia   [Map]Michichi   [Map]Sheerness   [Map]
Dorothy   [Map]Morrin   [Map]Watts   [Map]
Dowling   [Map]Munson   [Map]Wayne   [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 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 - 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 Craigmyle 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 Craigmyle 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 Craigmyle 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Craigmyle Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.6777, Longitude: -112.2525     [Map].

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<2>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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