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Graburn United Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Graburn United Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

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 Graburn United Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Graburn United Cemetery (FAG ID #2470961)

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 Graburn United Cemetery...

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

Lat:   49.8298°   (49° 49' 47")

Lon:   -110.1859°   (-110° 11' 9")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-35-009-01-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 9, Range 1, West of the 4th Meridian

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Graburn United Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Graburn United 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, all of the marker locations have been verified.


 

  Graburn United Cemetery  


  Richmound / St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery (SK)
  Ingebright Christ Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (SK)
  Congregational Church Cemetery (AB)
  Rosenfeld Baptist Cemetery (SK)
  Golden Prairie Cemetery (SK)
  Redcliff Cemetery (AB)
  Hillside Cemetery (AB)
  Maple Creek Community Cemetery (SK)
  Seven Persons Cemetery (AB)
  Consul Cemetery (SK)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Graburn United Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Congregational Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the North (N) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Golden Prairie Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hillside Cemetery (FAG ID #1989522)

Maple Creek Community Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the East (E) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Redcliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Redcliff Cemetery (FAG ID #2309461)

Seven Persons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West (W) of the Graburn United Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Seven Persons Cemetery (FAG ID #2389830)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 6 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Graburn United Cemetery.

Dunmore   [Map]Medicine Hat   [Map]
Elkwater   [Map]Ross Glen   [Map]
Hatton (SK)   [Map]Walsh   [Map]
Irvine   [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 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 Graburn United 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 Graburn United Cemetery (FAG ID #2470961)
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 Graburn United Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2470961

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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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8298, Longitude: -110.1859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Graburn United Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Graburn United Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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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 that starts 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.

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