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Tofield Cemetery
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Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Tofield Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.3936°   (53° 23' 36")

Lon:   -112.6578°   (-112° 39' 28")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-12-051-19-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 051, Range 19, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Tofield Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Tofield Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Tofield Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Agricola / St. Paul's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Bawlf Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Century Meadows Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Exaltation Of The Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Holden Cemetery (FAG ID #2355231)
 
Holden Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Lk. Demay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lk. Demay Cemetery (FAG ID #2367204)
 
Lamont Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tofield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lamont Town Cemetery (FAG ID #2462971)
 
Larson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) of the Tofield Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Larson Cemetery (FAG ID #2464331)
 
Mundare Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Parkland Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Ryley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tofield Cemetery
 
Wilhelmina Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tofield Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Tofield Cemetery.

Ardrossan   [Map]Hilliard   [Map]New Sarepta   [Map]
Armena   [Map]Holden   [Map]North Cooking Lake   [Map]
Bruce   [Map]Inland   [Map]Poe   [Map]
Chipman   [Map]Kingman   [Map]Round Hill   [Map]
Cooking Lake   [Map]Lindbrook   [Map]Ryley   [Map]
Half Moon Lake   [Map]Looma   [Map]South Cooking Lake   [Map]
Hay Lakes   [Map]Mundare   [Map]Tofield   [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 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 Tofield 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
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 Tofield 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 Tofield 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 ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

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 starting in . 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 Tofield Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3936, Longitude: -112.6578     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<3>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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