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Three Creeks Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 Three Creeks Cemetery...

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

Lat:   56.3487°   (56° 20' 55")

Lon:   -117.0852°   (-117° 5' 6")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-04-085-20-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 04, Township 85, Range 20, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Three Creeks 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.


 

  Three Creeks Cemetery  


  Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  Jean Cote Sacred Heart Cemetery
  Jean Cote St. Mary's Ukranian Catholic Cemetery
  Donnelly Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> of the Three Creeks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Donnelly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the South (S) of the Three Creeks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Jean Cote Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Three Creeks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Jean Cote Sacred Heart Cemetery (FAG ID #2585130)

Jean Cote St. Mary's Ukranian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the South (S) of the Three Creeks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Jean Cote St. Mary's Ukranian Catholic Cemetery (FAG ID #2598525)

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Three Creeks Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 10 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Three Creeks Cemetery.

Berwyn   [Map]Nampa   [Map]
Cadotte Lake   [Map]Peace River   [Map]
Dixonville   [Map]Reno   [Map]
Grimshaw   [Map]Saint Isidore   [Map]
Little Buffalo   [Map]Shaftesbury Settlement   [Map]
Marie Reine   [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 visit 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 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 Three Creeks 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 Three Creeks 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 Three Creeks Cemetery.

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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things 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 Three Creeks Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.3487, Longitude: -117.0852     [Map].

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