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Keephills 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 Keephills Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #2351299)

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 Keephills Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.4254°   (53° 25' 31")

Lon:   -114.4199°   (-114° 25' 11")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-30-051-03-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 51, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Keephills 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.


  Keephills Cemetery  

  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  Westlawn Memorial Gardens
  Sion United Church Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery
  South Park Cemetery
  Inga Community Cemetery
  Rich Valley Cemetery
  Rosehill Cemetery
  Alexander First Nations Cemetery
  Tomahawk Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Peace Cemetery
  Evansburg Cemetery
  Holy Trinity RC Cemetery
  St. John Evangelist Cemetery
  Berrymoor Cemetery
  Darwell Cemetery
  Calmar Community Cemetery
  Smithfield Cemetery
  Breton Cemetery
  All Saints Cemetery
  Bunker Hill Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Keephills Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Duffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546779)

Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #2384922)

St. Dominic RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Smithfield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546843)

Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Tomahawk Cemetery (FAG ID #2390727)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Keephills Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]Fallis   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Alsike   [Map]Kapasiwin   [Map]Spring Lake   [Map]
Berrymoor   [Map]Keephills   [Map]Telfordville   [Map]
Betula Beach   [Map]Lindale   [Map]Tomahawk   [Map]
Burtonsville   [Map]Meso West   [Map]Val Quentin   [Map]
Carnwood   [Map]Point Alison   [Map]Wabamun   [Map]
Carvel   [Map]Saint Francis   [Map]Warburg   [Map]
Clearwater Estates   [Map]Seba Beach   [Map]Westlake Estates   [Map]
Duffield   [Map]Silver Sands   [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 first visit 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 Keephills 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 Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #2351299)
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 Keephills Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2351299

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 'point-to-point' distance 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 Keephills Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4254, Longitude: -114.4199     [Map].

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