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Rich Valley Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 Rich Valley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Rich Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2247879)

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 Rich Valley Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.8525°   (53° 51' 8")

Lon:   -114.3265°   (-114° 19' 35")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Rich 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, all of the marker locations have been verified.


 

  Rich Valley Cemetery  


  Bloomsbury Pentacostal Cemetery
  St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery
  Mellowdale Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
  South Park Cemetery
  Hazel Bluff Cemetery
  Alexander First Nations Cemetery
  St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Westlock Town Cemetery
  Evansburg Cemetery
  Barrhead Community Cemetery
  St. John Evangelist Cemetery
  Manola Cemetery
  Darwell Cemetery
  Mosside Agnes United Church Cemetery
  Smithfield Cemetery
  Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery
  All Saints Cemetery
  Forest Hill Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  Sion United Church Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Rich Valley Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. John Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. John Anglican Cemetery (FAG ID #2326608)

St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sion United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rich Valley Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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 Rich Valley Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]Gunn   [Map]Ross Haven   [Map]
Birch Cove   [Map]Lunnford   [Map]Sunrise Beach   [Map]
Castle Island   [Map]Manola   [Map]Sunset Point   [Map]
Cherhill   [Map]Meso West   [Map]Val Quentin   [Map]
Darwell   [Map]Nakamun Park   [Map]West Cove   [Map]
Fallis   [Map]Onoway   [Map]Yellowstone   [Map]
Glenevis   [Map]Rich Valley   [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 like to start 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 - 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 Rich Valley 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:     The Rich Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2247879)
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 Rich Valley Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2247879

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from . 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 Rich Valley Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8525, Longitude: -114.3265     [Map].

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