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Fairview 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 Fairview Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Fairview Cemetery (FAG ID #2158643)

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 Fairview Cemetery...

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

Lat:   49.4937°   (49° 29' 37")

Lon:   -113.9233°   (-113° 55' 23")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Fairview 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.


  Fairview Cemetery  

  Claresholm Cemetery (AB)
  Glenwood Cemetery (AB)
  Granum Cemetery (AB)
  Fishburn Cemetery (AB)
  Elk Prairie Cemetery (BC)
  Hartley Cemetery (AB)
  Elk Valley Sparwood Municipal Cemetery (BC)
  St. Henry Cemetery (AB)
  Holy Cross Cemetery (AB)
  Hillspring Cemetery (AB)
  Union Cemetery (AB)
  Cardston Cemetery (AB)
  St. Patrick Cemetery (AB)
  Leavitt Cemetery (AB)
  Archmount Cemetery (AB)
  Caldwell - Moir Cemetery (AB)
  Mountain View Cemetery (AB)
  Mountain View Cemetery (AB)
  Coleman Union Cemetery (AB)
  Aetna Cemetery (AB)
  Coleman Catholic Cemetery (AB)
  Beazer Cemetery (AB)
  Bellevue Cemetery (AB)
   Estimated location<1>
  Taylorville Cemetery (AB)
  Magrath Cemetery (AB)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Fairview Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Bellevue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Fishburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Glenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Glenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2165503)

Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hillspring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Fairview Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Fairview Cemetery.

Beaver Mines   [Map]Burmis   [Map]Lille   [Map]
Bellevue   [Map]Cowley   [Map]Lundbreck   [Map]
Bever Mines   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Pincher Creek   [Map]
Blairmore   [Map]Hill Spring   [Map]Pincher Station   [Map]
Brocket   [Map]Hillcrest Mines   [Map]Springridge   [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 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 - 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 Fairview 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     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Fairview Cemetery (FAG ID #2158643)
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 Fairview Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2158643

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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' distance that starts 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 Fairview Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4937, Longitude: -113.9233     [Map].

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