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Memorial Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 five sections:

The Location of the Memorial Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.6871°   (52° 41' 13")

Lon:   -110.1742°   (-110° 10' 27")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Memorial 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.


 

  Memorial Cemetery  


  Manitou Memorial Cemetery (SK)
  Prairie View / Evesham Cemetery (SK)
  Prospect Valley Cemetery (AB)
  Sardis Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Normanna Cemetery (SK)
  Scotstown Cemetery (SK)
  Wainwright Public Cemetery (AB)
  Cadogan Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Baldwinton Cemetery (SK)
  Home Valley Cemetery (AB)
  Brady Cemetery (SK)
  Provost Cemetery (AB)
  Edgerton Cemetery (AB)
  Cadogan Cemetery (AB)
  East Manitou / Woodlawn Cemetery (SK)
  Lakeview Cemetery (SK)
  Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Cadogan West Cemetery (AB)
   Estimated location<1>
  Long Lake Cemetery (SK)
  Skyline Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Czar Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Provost Mennonite Cemetery (AB)
  Metiskow Cemetery (AB)
  St. Elizabeth's RC Cemetery (SK)
  Setting Sun Cemetery (AB)
  St. Peter's RC Cemetery (SK)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Brady Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Memorial Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Edgerton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Memorial Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Edgerton Cemetery (FAG ID #2519622)

Long Lake Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Memorial Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Normanna Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Memorial Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Prospect Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Memorial Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Prospect Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2535228)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Memorial Cemetery.

Cadogan   [Map]Heath   [Map]Paradise Valley   [Map]
Cairns   [Map]Lone Rock (SK)   [Map]Provost   [Map]
Chauvin   [Map]Macklin (SK)   [Map]Ribstone   [Map]
Edgerton   [Map]Marsden (SK)   [Map]Rivercourse   [Map]
Evesham (SK)   [Map]McLaughlin   [Map]Senlac (SK)   [Map]
Greenshields   [Map]Metiskow   [Map]Unwin (SK)   [Map]
Hayter   [Map]Neilburg (SK)   [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 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 Memorial 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

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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 'point-to-point' 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 Memorial Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6871, Longitude: -110.1742     [Map].

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