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Mundare Public Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Profile for the Mundare Public 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 Mundare Public Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.5774°   (53° 34' 38")

Lon:   -112.3361°   (-112° 20' 9")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-17-053-16-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 53, Range 16, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Mundare Public 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.


 

  Mundare Public Cemetery  


  Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Notre Dames De Lourdes Cemetery
  Waskatenau United Church Cemetery
  Lanuke Ukrainian Presbyterian Cemetery
  Wahstao Cemetery
  Musidora Cemetery
  Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
  Agricola / St. Paul's Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Glenwood Memorial Gardens
  St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  Tofield Cemetery
  Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
  Ryley Cemetery
  St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
  Holden Town Cemetery
  Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery
  Wilhelmina Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
  St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  Lk. Demay Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  St. Laurent RC Cemetery
  Bawlf Lutheran Church Cemetery
  St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
  Larson Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Lamont Town Cemetery
  Parkland Lutheran Church Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Mundare Public Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Holden Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Lamont Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lamont Town Cemetery (FAG ID #2462971)

Lanuke Ukrainian Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ryley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Tofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mundare Public Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mundare Public Cemetery.

Andrew   [Map]Kaleland   [Map]Saint Michael   [Map]
Boian   [Map]Lamont   [Map]Star   [Map]
Bruce   [Map]Lavoy   [Map]Tofield   [Map]
Chipman   [Map]Lindbrook   [Map]Vegreville   [Map]
Hairy Hill   [Map]Luzan   [Map]Whitford   [Map]
Hilliard   [Map]Mundare   [Map]Willingdon   [Map]
Holden   [Map]Poe   [Map]Wostok   [Map]
Inland   [Map]Ryley   [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 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 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 Mundare Public 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 Mundare Public 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 Mundare Public 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Mundare Public Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5774, Longitude: -112.3361     [Map].

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