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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 the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496032)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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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:   53.9636°   (53° 57' 48")

Lon:   -113.1731°   (-113° 10' 23")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-25-057-22-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 057, Range 22, West of the 4th Meridian

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.


 

  Redwater Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 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 .

Abee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Bon Accord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bon Accord Cemetery (FAG ID #2326604)
 
Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery (FAG ID #2226112)
 
Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 
Legal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Legal Cemetery (FAG ID #2221853)
 
Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Redwater Cemetery
 
Notre Dames De Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Redwater Cemetery
 
Redwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496059)
 
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Redwater Cemetery
 
St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Redwater Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery (FAG ID #2589122)
 
Waskatenau United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Redwater Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Redwater Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]Radway   [Map]
Anton Lake   [Map]Gibbons   [Map]Redwater   [Map]
Bon Accord   [Map]Hewitt Estates   [Map]Star   [Map]
Bruderhein   [Map]Josephburg   [Map]Thorhild   [Map]
Coronado   [Map]Lamoureux   [Map]Waskatenau   [Map]
Egremont   [Map]Legal   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Fedorah   [Map]Opal   [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 start with 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 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:

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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Redwater Cemetery (FAG ID #2496032)
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 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 #2496032

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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: 53.9636, Longitude: -113.1731     [Map].

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<3>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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