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Elnora 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 Elnora Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Elnora Cemetery (FAG ID #1968317)

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 Elnora Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.9766°   (51° 58' 35")

Lon:   -113.1948°   (-113° 11' 41")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-02-035-23-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 02, Township 035, Range 23, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Elnora 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.


  Elnora Cemetery  

  Earlville Rutherford Cemetery
  Horn Hill Cemetery
  Bashaw Cemetery
  Lousana Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Trenville Cemetery
  Alix Cemetery
  Innisfail Cemetery
  Blackfalds Cemetery
  Byemoor Cemetery
  Lk. View Cemetery
  Wimborne Cemetery
  Great Bend Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Mayton Cemetery
  Tail Creek Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Olds Cemetery
  Woodland Cemetery
  Rowley Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  Three Hills Cemetery
  Red Deer Cemetery
  Mt. Davis Cemetery
  Alto Reste Cemetery
  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Delburne Cemetery
  Acme Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Elnora Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Delburne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Great Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Great Bend Cemetery (FAG ID #<2460722>)
Lousana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mt. Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rowley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tail Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Three Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Three Hills Cemetery (FAG ID #<2233201>)
Trenville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Trenville Cemetery (FAG ID #<2556717>)
Wimborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Elnora Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Wimborne Cemetery (FAG ID #<2573984>)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Elnora Cemetery.

Ardley   [Map]Huxley   [Map]Rumsey   [Map]
Big Valley   [Map]Lousana   [Map]Three Hills   [Map]
Delburne   [Map]Mayton   [Map]Torrington   [Map]
Elnora   [Map]Oberlin   [Map]Trochu   [Map]
Fenn   [Map]Pine Lake   [Map]Wimborne   [Map]
Haynes   [Map]Rowley   [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 like to start with 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 - 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 Elnora 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:     The Elnora Cemetery (FAG ID #1968317)
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 Elnora Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1968317

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>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . 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 Elnora Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9766, Longitude: -113.1948     [Map].

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