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Prospect Valley Cemetery


The location of Prospect Valley 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 Prospect Valley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Prospect Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2535228)

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 Prospect Valley Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.8364°   (52° 50' 11")

Lon:   -110.2710°   (-110° 16' 15")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Prospect Valley 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.


  Prospect Valley Cemetery  

  Lloydminster Cemetery (SK)
  Czar Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Lashburn Cemetery (SK)
  Setting Sun Cemetery (AB)
  Auburndale Cemetery (AB)
  Metiskow Cemetery (AB)
  Manitou Memorial Cemetery (SK)
  Prairie View / Evesham Cemetery (SK)
  Normanna Cemetery (SK)
  Sardis Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Wainwright Public Cemetery (AB)
  Home Valley Cemetery (AB)
  Brady Cemetery (SK)
  Cadogan Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Edgerton Cemetery (AB)
  Provost Cemetery (AB)
  East Manitou / Woodlawn Cemetery (SK)
  Cadogan Cemetery (AB)
  Memorial Cemetery (AB)
  Lakeview Cemetery (SK)
  Amisk Park Luteran Cemetery (AB)
  Cadogan West Cemetery (AB)
   Estimated location<1>
  Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Skyline Lutheran Cemetery (AB)
  Long Lake Cemetery (SK)
  Provost Mennonite Cemetery (AB)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Prospect Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Brady Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prospect Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Edgerton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prospect Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Edgerton Cemetery (FAG ID #2519622)

Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prospect Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Normanna Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Prospect Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Prospect Valley Cemetery.

Chauvin   [Map]Lone Rock (SK)   [Map]Paradise Valley   [Map]
Edgerton   [Map]Marsden (SK)   [Map]Ribstone   [Map]
Greenshields   [Map]McLaughlin   [Map]Rivercourse   [Map]
Heath   [Map]Neilburg (SK)   [Map]Unwin (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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Prospect Valley Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

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 Prospect Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2535228)
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 Prospect Valley Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2535228

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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 obstructions 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 Prospect Valley Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.8364, Longitude: -110.2710     [Map].

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