RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Ferguson District Cemetery
(Alberta)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AB
Communities

The location of Ferguson District Cemetery

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for .

Profile for the Ferguson District Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Introduction ...

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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Ferguson District Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.7256°   (54° 43' 32")

Lon:   -113.0335°   (-113° 2' 0")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-24-066-21-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 24, Township 066, Range 21, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Ferguson District Cemetery.

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


 

  Ferguson District Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Ferguson District Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Athabasca Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ferguson District Cemetery
 
Boyle Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ferguson District Cemetery
 
Cash Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Ferguson District Cemetery
 
Donatville RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ferguson District Cemetery
 
Meanook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ferguson District Cemetery
 
Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ferguson District Cemetery

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 Ferguson District Cemetery.

Amber Valley   [Map]Coolidge   [Map]Mewatha Beach   [Map]
Athabasca   [Map]Donatville   [Map]Perryvale   [Map]
Atmore   [Map]Ellscott   [Map]South Baptiste   [Map]
Bondiss   [Map]Grassland   [Map]Sunset Beach   [Map]
Boyle   [Map]Island Lake   [Map]West Baptiste   [Map]
Caslan   [Map]Island Lake South   [Map]Whispering Hills   [Map]
Colinton   [Map]Meanook   [Map]White Gull   [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 start with 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 Ferguson District 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:     Home Page
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 Ferguson District 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 Ferguson District 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 ...



Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins 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 Ferguson District Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.7256, Longitude: -113.0335     [Map].

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AB
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2017
By John Hall