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Union 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 Union Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Union Cemetery (FAG ID #1804353)

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 Union Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.0274°   (51° 1' 38")

Lon:   -114.0573°   (-114° 3' 26")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-10-024-01-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 024, Range 01, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Union 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.


  Union Cemetery  

  Carstairs Cemetery
  Queen's Park Cemetery
  Cremona Cemetery
  Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
  Acme Cemetery
  St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
  Crossfield Cemetery
  Eden Brook Memorial Gardens
  West Brook Cemetery
  Mountain View Memorial Gardens
  Zion United Cemetery
  Strathmore Cemetery
  Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery
  Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
  Airdrie Cemetery
  Dalemead Cemetery
  Mitford Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Davisburg Cemetery
  St. Andrew's Cemetery
  Okotoks Cemetery
  Wesley Cemetery
  Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery
  Springbank United Church Cemetery
  Blackie Cemetery
  Calgary Cemetery
  Highwood Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Calgary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #<1035052>)
Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #<2263707>)
Mountain View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mountain View Memorial Gardens (FAG ID #<2130381>)
Queen's Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Queen's Park Cemetery (FAG ID #<639344>)
Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery (FAG ID #<2131236>)
St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Union Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Union Cemetery.

Abbeydale   [Map]Chestermere   [Map]Janet   [Map]
Academy   [Map]Conrich   [Map]Martindale   [Map]
Acadia   [Map]Coral Springs   [Map]Midnapore   [Map]
Albert Park   [Map]Douglas Glen   [Map]Ramsay   [Map]
Balzac   [Map]Heritage Woods   [Map]Shepard   [Map]
Calgary   [Map]High Point Estates   [Map]Sunnyside   [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 helpful 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 Union 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 Union Cemetery (FAG ID #1804353)
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 Union Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1804353

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' 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 Union Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0274, Longitude: -114.0573     [Map].

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