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Tomahawk 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 Tomahawk Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Tomahawk Cemetery (FAG ID #2390727)

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 Tomahawk Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.3940°   (53° 23' 38")

Lon:   -114.7134°   (-114° 42' 48")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-08-050-05-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 08, Township 050, Range 05, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Tomahawk 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.


  Tomahawk Cemetery  

  Mayerthorpe Cemetery
  Smithfield Cemetery
  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  All Saints Cemetery
  Anselmo Cemetery
  Duffield Cemetery
  Sion United Church Cemetery
  St. Dominic RC Cemetery
  St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery
  Highvale Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Inga Community Cemetery
  South Park Cemetery
  Keephills Cemetery
  Rich Valley Cemetery
  Peace Cemetery
  Alexander First Nations Cemetery
  Berrymoor Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery
  Calmar Community Cemetery
  St. John Evangelist Cemetery
  Breton Cemetery
  Evansburg Cemetery
  Bunker Hill Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Darwell Cemetery
  Alder Flats Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Tomahawk Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

All Saints Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the All Saints Cemetery (FAG ID #<2514691>)
Berrymoor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Berrymoor Cemetery (FAG ID #<2381163>)
Duffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #<2546779>)
Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Highvale Cemetery (FAG ID #<2384922>)
Keephills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #<2351299>)
St. Dominic RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Tomahawk Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Smithfield Cemetery (FAG ID #<2546843>)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Tomahawk Cemetery.

Alsike   [Map]Evansburg   [Map]Round Valley   [Map]
Berrymoor   [Map]Gainford   [Map]Saint Francis   [Map]
Betula Beach   [Map]Kapasiwin   [Map]Seba Beach   [Map]
Burtonsville   [Map]Keephills   [Map]Silver Sands   [Map]
Carnwood   [Map]Lake Isle   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Drayton Valley   [Map]Lindale   [Map]South View   [Map]
Duffield   [Map]Point Alison   [Map]Tomahawk   [Map]
Entwistle   [Map]Rocky Rapids   [Map]Wabamun   [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 start with 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 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 Tomahawk 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 Tomahawk Cemetery (FAG ID #2390727)
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 Tomahawk Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2390727

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>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:

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<2>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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<3>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 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 Tomahawk Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3940, Longitude: -114.7134     [Map].

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