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Duffield Cemetery
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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Duffield Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546779)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Duffield Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.5269°   (53° 31' 36")

Lon:   -114.3611°   (-114° 21' 39")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Duffield Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Duffield Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Duffield Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the All Saints Cemetery (FAG ID #2514691)
 
Darwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 
Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #2384922)
 
Inga Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Duffield Cemetery
 
Keephills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #2351299)
 
St. John Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. John Anglican Cemetery (FAG ID #2326608)
 
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Smithfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546843)
 
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Tomahawk Cemetery (FAG ID #2390727)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Duffield Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]Kapasiwin   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Betula Beach   [Map]Keephills   [Map]Spring Lake   [Map]
Burtonsville   [Map]Meso West   [Map]Stony Plain   [Map]
Carvel   [Map]Onoway   [Map]Sunset Point   [Map]
Castle Island   [Map]Point Alison   [Map]Val Quentin   [Map]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]Ross Haven   [Map]Wabamun   [Map]
Duffield   [Map]Seba Beach   [Map]West Cove   [Map]
Fallis   [Map]Silver Sands   [Map]Westlake Estates   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Duffield 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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546779)
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 Duffield Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Duffield Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Duffield Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Duffield Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2546779

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The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>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: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins 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 Duffield Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5269, Longitude: -114.3611     [Map].

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