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Redcliff 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 Redcliff Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Redcliff Cemetery (FAG ID #2309461)

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.

On this page you'll find:

The Location of the Redcliff Cemetery...

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

Lat:   50.0663°   (50° 3' 58")

Lon:   -110.7946°   (-110° 47' 40")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-08-013-06-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 08, Township 13, Range 6, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Redcliff 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.


  Redcliff Cemetery  

  Congregational Church Cemetery
  Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
  Rolling Hills Cemetery
  Hillside Cemetery
  Seven Persons Cemetery
  Bow Island Cemetery
  Graburn United Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Nemiskam Cemetery
   Estimated location

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Redcliff Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bow Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Congregational Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Graburn United Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Graburn United Cemetery (FAG ID #2470961)

Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hillside Cemetery (FAG ID #1989522)

Seven Persons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Redcliff Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Seven Persons Cemetery (FAG ID #2389830)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 9 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Redcliff Cemetery.

Alderson   [Map]Ralston   [Map]
Bow Island   [Map]Redcliff   [Map]
Dunmore   [Map]Ross Glen   [Map]
Irvine   [Map]Seven Persons   [Map]
Medicine Hat   [Map]Suffield   [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 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 Redcliff 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 Redcliff Cemetery (FAG ID #2309461)
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 Redcliff Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2309461

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 that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Redcliff Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0663, Longitude: -110.7946     [Map].

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