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Sion United Church Cemetery
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Introduction ...

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 Sion United Church Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.8908°   (53° 53' 26")

Lon:   -114.1502°   (-114° 9' 0")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-06-057-01-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 06, Township 57, Range 1, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Sion United Church 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.


 

  Sion United Church Cemetery  


  Bloomsbury Pentacostal Cemetery
  South Park Cemetery
  Mellowdale Cemetery
  Rich Valley Cemetery
  Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
  Bon Accord Cemetery
  Hazel Bluff Cemetery
  Alexander First Nations Cemetery
  St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Westlock Town Cemetery
  Darwell Cemetery
  Barrhead Community Cemetery
  Christ Church Anglican Poplar Lake Cemetery
  Manola Cemetery
  Smithfield Cemetery
  Mosside Agnes United Church Cemetery
  Westlawn Memorial Gardens
  Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  Forest Hill Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Inga Community Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Sion United Church Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alexander First Nations Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Forest Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #2326570)

Manola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Manola Cemetery (FAG ID #2382611)

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Rich Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rich Valley Cemetery (FAG ID #2247879)

St. John Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Sion United Church Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. John Anglican Cemetery (FAG ID #2326608)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sion United Church Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]Grandmuir Estates   [Map]Riviere Qui Barre   [Map]
Alcomdale   [Map]Gunn   [Map]Rolling Heights   [Map]
Barrhead   [Map]Lunnford   [Map]Ross Haven   [Map]
Birch Cove   [Map]Manola   [Map]Rossington   [Map]
Busby   [Map]Mearns   [Map]Sunrise Beach   [Map]
Calahoo   [Map]Nakamun Park   [Map]Sunset Point   [Map]
Castle Island   [Map]Onoway   [Map]Val Quentin   [Map]
Erin Estates   [Map]Panorama Heights   [Map]West Cove   [Map]
Freedom   [Map]Pickardville   [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 first turn to 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 Sion United Church 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:     Home Page
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 Sion United Church Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Sion United Church Cemetery.

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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in . 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 Sion United Church Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8908, Longitude: -114.1502     [Map].

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