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God's Acre Cemetery


 The location of God's Acre 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 God's Acre Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The God's Acre Cemetery (FAG ID #2506609)

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 God's Acre Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the God's Acre Cemetery

Lat:   52.9853°   (52° 59' 7")

Lon:   -111.5283°   (-111° 31' 41")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the God's Acre 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.


  God's Acre Cemetery  

  Minburn Cemetery
  Green View Cemetery
  Ryley Cemetery
  St. Boniface Church RC Cemetery
  Holden Town Cemetery
  Lougheed Cemetery
  Auburndale Cemetery
  St. Martin RC Cemetery
  Lk. Demay Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Spruce Coulee Cemetery
  Bawlf Lutheran Church Cemetery
  High Mound Cemetery
  Larson Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Amisk Park Luteran Cemetery
  Parkland Lutheran Church Cemetery
  Bethany Lutheran Cemetery
  Jarrow Cemetery
  Brown Family Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Bawlf / Park Cemetery
  Czar Lutheran Cemetery
  Daysland Cemetery
  Alliance Cemetery
  Wainwright Public Cemetery
  Fairfield Cemetery
  St. Elizabeth of Prague Catholic Cemetery
  Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the God's Acre Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Auburndale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Daysland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
High Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the High Mound Cemetery (FAG ID #2371839)

Jarrow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Jarrow Cemetery (FAG ID #2402786)

Lougheed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lougheed Cemetery (FAG ID #1968319)

Minburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Minburn Cemetery (FAG ID #2391674)

Wainwright Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the God's Acre Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the God's Acre Cemetery.

Fabyan   [Map]Killam   [Map]Ranfurly   [Map]
Hardisty   [Map]Kinsella   [Map]Sedgewick   [Map]
Innisfree   [Map]Lougheed   [Map]Strome   [Map]
Irma   [Map]Mannville   [Map]Viking   [Map]
Jarrow   [Map]Minburn   [Map]Wainwright   [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 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 God's Acre 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 God's Acre Cemetery (FAG ID #2506609)
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 God's Acre Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the God's Acre Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the God's Acre 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 God's Acre Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2506609

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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 beginning in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 God's Acre Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9853, Longitude: -111.5283     [Map].

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