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Glenwood Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 Glenwood Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Glenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2165503)

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 Glenwood Cemetery...

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

Lat:   49.3860°   (49° 23' 9")

Lon:   -113.5005°   (-113° 30' 1")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-13-005-27-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 5, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Glenwood 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.


 

  Glenwood Cemetery  


  Claresholm Cemetery
  Magrath Cemetery
  Albion Ridge Cemetery
  Fishburn Cemetery
  Granum Cemetery
  Hartley Cemetery
  Royal View Memorial Cemetery
  St. Henry Cemetery
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  Hillspring Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Cardston Cemetery
  St. Patrick Cemetery
  Leavitt Cemetery
  Archmount Cemetery
  Caldwell - Moir Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
  Coleman Union Cemetery
  Aetna Cemetery
  Coleman Catholic Cemetery
  Beazer Cemetery
  Bellevue Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Taylorville Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Caldwell - Moir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cardston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Fishburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hillspring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Leavitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain View Cemetery (FAG ID #2243192)

St. Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Glenwood Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]Glenwood   [Map]Pincher Station   [Map]
Beazer   [Map]Hill Spring   [Map]Spring Coulee   [Map]
Brocket   [Map]Kimball   [Map]Springridge   [Map]
Cardston   [Map]Leavitt   [Map]Stand Off   [Map]
Carway   [Map]Mountain View   [Map]Twin Butte   [Map]
Fort MacLeod   [Map]Pincher Creek   [Map]Woolford   [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 - although 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 Glenwood 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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Glenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2165503)
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 Glenwood Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2165503

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

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







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 'point-to-point' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Glenwood Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.3860, Longitude: -113.5005     [Map].

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