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South Park 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 South Park Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The South Park Cemetery (FAG ID #2365546)

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 South Park Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.8699°   (53° 52' 11")

Lon:   -114.9202°   (-114° 55' 12")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-26-056-07-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 56, Range 7, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the South Park 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.


 

  South Park Cemetery  


  Topland Cemetery
  St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery
  Bloomsbury Pentacostal Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Mellowdale Cemetery
  Rich Valley Cemetery
  Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Blue Ridge 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
  Mayerthorpe Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  Anselmo Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery
  Sion United Church Cemetery
  Tomahawk Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the South Park Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the All Saints Cemetery (FAG ID #2514691)

Anselmo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Darwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Evansburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Mayerthorpe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mayerthorpe Cemetery (FAG ID #2163501)

Mosside Agnes United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
St. John Evangelist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the South Park Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the South Park Cemetery.

Birch Cove   [Map]Green Court   [Map]Ross Haven   [Map]
Campsie   [Map]Gunn   [Map]Sangudo   [Map]
Cherhill   [Map]Lake Isle   [Map]Seba Beach   [Map]
Darwell   [Map]Mayerthorpe   [Map]Silver Sands   [Map]
Evansburg   [Map]Rangeton   [Map]South View   [Map]
Fallis   [Map]Rich Valley   [Map]Tiger Lily   [Map]
Gainford   [Map]Rochfort Bridge   [Map]West Cove   [Map]
Glenevis   [Map]Roselea   [Map]Wildwood   [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 professional and volunteer websites 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 South Park 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 South Park Cemetery (FAG ID #2365546)
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 South Park Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2365546

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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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 'straight-line' 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 South Park Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8699, Longitude: -114.9202     [Map].

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