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Granum 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 Granum Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Granum Cemetery (FAG ID #2225492)

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 Granum Cemetery...

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

Lat:   49.8816°   (49° 52' 53")

Lon:   -113.5261°   (-113° 31' 33")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-05-011-26-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 05, Township 11, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Granum 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.


 

  Granum Cemetery  


  Vulcan Cemetery
  Mountain View Cemetery
  Reid Hill Cemetery
  Coleman Union Cemetery
  St. Cecilia RC Cemetery
  Coleman Catholic Cemetery
  Champion Cemetery
  Bellevue Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Alston Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Fairview Cemetery
  Bowville Cemetery
  Magrath Cemetery
  Claresholm Cemetery
  Glenwood Cemetery
  Albion Ridge Cemetery
  Fishburn Cemetery
  Royal View Memorial Cemetery
  Hartley Cemetery
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  St. Henry Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Hillspring Cemetery
  St. Patrick Cemetery
  Cardston Cemetery
  Archmount Cemetery
  Leavitt Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Granum Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Albion Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East (E) of the Granum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Alston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Granum Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Claresholm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Granum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Granum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Holy Cross Cemetery (FAG ID #2427812)

Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Granum Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Union Cemetery (FAG ID #1968318)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Granum Cemetery.

Barons   [Map]Coalhurst   [Map]Monarch   [Map]
Brocket   [Map]Eastview Acres   [Map]Nobleford   [Map]
Carmangay   [Map]Fort MacLeod   [Map]Parkland   [Map]
Champion   [Map]Furman   [Map]Parkland Beach   [Map]
Claresholm   [Map]Granum   [Map]Stavely   [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 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 - 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 Granum 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 Granum Cemetery (FAG ID #2225492)
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 Granum Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2225492

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>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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . 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 Granum Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8816, Longitude: -113.5261     [Map].

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