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Marwayne Community Cemetery
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Profile for the Marwayne Community 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 Marwayne Community Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.5055°   (53° 30' 19")

Lon:   -110.3259°   (-110° 19' 33")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-23-052-03-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 23, Township 52, Range 3, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Marwayne Community 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.


 

  Marwayne Community Cemetery  


  Woodlawn Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location<1>
  Albion Cemetery (SK)
  Elk Point West Cemetery (AB)
  Butte St. Pierre / Paradise Cemetery (SK)
   Estimated location
  Holy Rosary RC Cemetery (SK)
  Minburn Cemetery (AB)
  St. Barnabus Anglican Cemetery (SK)
  Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery (SK)
  Dewberry Cemetery (AB)
  Lloydminster Cemetery (SK)
  St. Wallburg Municipal Cemetery (SK)
  Lashburn Cemetery (SK)
  St. Marguerite / St. Walburg Cemetery (SK)
  Auburndale Cemetery (AB)
  Christ Church Anglican / Tring Cemetery (AB)
  Manitou Memorial Cemetery (SK)
  Paradise Hill Union Cemetery (SK)
  Prospect Valley Cemetery (AB)
  St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery (SK)
  Normanna Cemetery (SK)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Albion Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Christ Church Anglican / Tring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Dewberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Dewberry Cemetery (FAG ID #2231682)

Holy Rosary RC Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Holy Rosary RC Cemetery (FAG ID #2587887)

Lloydminster Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Barnabus Anglican Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Barnabus Anglican Cemetery (FAG ID #2553598)

St. Luke's Anglican Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of the Marwayne Community Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Marwayne Community Cemetery.

Alcurve   [Map]Frog Lake   [Map]Lloydminster (SK)   [Map]
Blackfoot   [Map]Heinsburg   [Map]Marwayne   [Map]
Borradaile   [Map]Islay   [Map]Onion Lake (SK)   [Map]
Clandonald   [Map]Kitscoty   [Map]Streamstown   [Map]
Dewberry   [Map]Lloydminster   [Map]Tulliby Lake   [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 turn to 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 - 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 Marwayne Community 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 Marwayne Community 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 Marwayne Community Cemetery.

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







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 that starts 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 Marwayne Community Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5055, Longitude: -110.3259     [Map].

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