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Redwater 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 Redwater Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496059)

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 Redwater Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.9487°   (53° 56' 55")

Lon:   -113.0761°   (-113° 4' 33")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Redwater 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.


  Redwater Cemetery  

  Peaceful Pines Cemetery
  Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
  Newbrook Community Cemetery
  Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery
  Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
  St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  Tawatinaw Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
  Abee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Lamont Town Cemetery
  Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Notre Dames De Lourdes Cemetery
  Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Christ Church Anglican Poplar Lake Cemetery
  Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
  Agricola / St. Paul's Cemetery
  Forest Hill Cemetery
  Little Mountain Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Evergreen Memorial Gardens
  Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
  Beechmount Cemetery
  St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
  Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
  Bon Accord Cemetery
  Glenwood Memorial Gardens

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Redwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496032)

Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Redwater Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]Gibbons   [Map]Radway   [Map]
Bon Accord   [Map]Hewitt Estates   [Map]Redwater   [Map]
Bruderhein   [Map]Josephburg   [Map]Saint Michael   [Map]
Egremont   [Map]Lamont   [Map]Star   [Map]
Fedorah   [Map]Lamoureux   [Map]Thorhild   [Map]
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]Opal   [Map]Waskatenau   [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 - you should note 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 Redwater 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 Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496059)
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 Redwater Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2496059

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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' distance beginning 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 Redwater Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9487, Longitude: -113.0761     [Map].

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