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Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Profile for the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery

Lat:   54.3040°   (54° 18' 14")

Lon:   -112.8239°   (-112° 49' 26")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-16-054-07-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 16, Township 54, Range 7, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic 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.


 

  Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery  


  Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery
  Waskatenau United Church Cemetery
  Donatville RC Cemetery
  Wahstao Cemetery
  Athabasca Municipal Cemetery
  Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
  Ferguson District Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Meanook Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Boyle Municipal Cemetery
  Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
  Cash Creek Cemetery
  St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
  Peaceful Pines Cemetery
  Bon Accord Cemetery
  Newbrook Community Cemetery
  Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
  Tawatinaw Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery
  Abee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
  Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Lamont Town Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Abee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Boyle Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cash Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Newbrook Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Newbrook Community Cemetery (FAG ID #2392232)

Waskatenau United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]Ellscott   [Map]Radway   [Map]
Bondiss   [Map]Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]Redwater   [Map]
Boyle   [Map]Mewatha Beach   [Map]Smoky Lake   [Map]
Caslan   [Map]Newbrook   [Map]Tawatinaw   [Map]
Edwand   [Map]Opal   [Map]Thorhild   [Map]
Egremont   [Map]Perryvale   [Map]Warspite   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic 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:     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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic 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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

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 from . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3040, Longitude: -112.8239     [Map].

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