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Vig 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 Vig Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Vig Cemetery (FAG ID #2418719)

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 Vig Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.4437°   (52° 26' 37")

Lon:   -114.1851°   (-114° 11' 6")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-14-040-02-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 40, Range 2, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Vig 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.


 

  Vig Cemetery  


  Breton Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Bunker Hill Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Aspelund Cemetery
  Dalby Swedish Lutheran Cemetery
  Eckville Cemetery
  Dakota United Church Cemetery
  Kuusamo Cemetery
  Forest Home Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  West Haven Cemetery
  Red Deer Cemetery
  Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  Alto Reste Cemetery
  Calumet Cemetery
  Delburne Cemetery
  Earlville Rutherford Cemetery
  Horn Hill Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Caroline Cemetery
  Bentley Cemetery
  Innisfail Cemetery
  Alix Cemetery
  Mayton Cemetery
  Blackfalds Cemetery
  Hainstock Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Vig Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Aspelund Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bentley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bentley Cemetery (FAG ID #2414665)

Eckville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Eckville Cemetery (FAG ID #2396593)

Kuusamo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Kuusamo Cemetery (FAG ID #2556483)

Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Auburn Cemetery (FAG ID #2188699)

West Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vig Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Vig Cemetery.

Benalto   [Map]Gull Lake   [Map]Kountry Meadows   [Map]
Bentley   [Map]Half Moon Bay   [Map]Leedale   [Map]
Birchcliff   [Map]Hespero   [Map]Norglenwold   [Map]
Eckville   [Map]Jarvis Bay   [Map]Rimbey   [Map]
Forshee   [Map]Kasha   [Map]Sunbreaker Cove   [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 begin 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 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 Vig 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:     The Vig Cemetery (FAG ID #2418719)
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 Vig Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2418719

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/







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 starting in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Vig Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4437, Longitude: -114.1851     [Map].

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