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Sundre & District 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 Sundre & District Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Sundre & District Cemetery (FAG ID #2369431)

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 Sundre & District Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.8164°   (51° 48' 59")

Lon:   -114.7015°   (-114° 42' 5")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-07-033-05-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 07, Township 033, Range 05, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Sundre & District 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.


  Sundre & District Cemetery  

  Vig Cemetery
  Hainstock Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Olds Cemetery
  Aspelund Cemetery
  Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Eckville Cemetery
  Carstairs Cemetery
  Kuusamo Cemetery
  Cremona Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  Crossfield Cemetery
  Red Deer Cemetery
  West Brook Cemetery
  Horn Hill Cemetery
  Airdrie Cemetery
  Caroline Cemetery
  Mitford Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Innisfail Cemetery
  St. Andrew's Cemetery
  Wimborne Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Mayton Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Sundre & District Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Caroline Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Carstairs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Cremona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Hainstock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Hainstock Cemetery (FAG ID #2319795)

Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
West Brook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sundre & District Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 12 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Sundre & District Cemetery.

Bowden   [Map]Cremona   [Map]Olds   [Map]
Burnstick Lake   [Map]Dickson   [Map]Spruce View   [Map]
Butte   [Map]Didsbury   [Map]Stauffer   [Map]
Caroline   [Map]James River Bridge   [Map]Sundre   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Sundre & District 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     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Sundre & District Cemetery (FAG ID #2369431)
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 Sundre & District Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2369431

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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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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in . 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 Sundre & District Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8164, Longitude: -114.7015     [Map].

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