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Vulcan 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 Vulcan Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Vulcan Cemetery (FAG ID #2187166)

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 Vulcan Cemetery...

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

Lat:   50.4025°   (50° 24' 9")

Lon:   -113.2771°   (-113° 16' 37")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Vulcan 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.


  Vulcan Cemetery  

  Strathmore Cemetery
  St. Cecilia RC Cemetery
  Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
  Nanton Town Cemetery
  Dalemead Cemetery
  Champion Cemetery
  Gleichen Cemetery
  Alston Cemetery
   Estimated location<2>
  Davisburg Cemetery
  Bowville Cemetery
  Bassano Cemetery
  Claresholm Cemetery
  Okotoks Cemetery
  Albion Ridge Cemetery
  Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery
  Granum Cemetery
  Blackie Cemetery
  Royal View Memorial Cemetery
  Highwood Cemetery
  Holy Cross Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery
  Union Cemetery
  Bow City Cemetery
  Archmount Cemetery
  Reid Hill Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Vulcan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Vulcan Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Blackie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Vulcan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Champion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vulcan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Nanton Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Vulcan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Nanton Town Cemetery (FAG ID #<2199125>)
Reid Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Vulcan Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Reid Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #<2515246>)
St. Cecilia RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Vulcan 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 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Vulcan Cemetery.

Anastasia   [Map]Champion   [Map]Nanton   [Map]
Arrowwood   [Map]Ensign   [Map]Parkland   [Map]
Blackie   [Map]Herronton   [Map]Parkland Beach   [Map]
Brant   [Map]Kirkcaldy   [Map]Queenstown   [Map]
Carmangay   [Map]Milo   [Map]Shouldice   [Map]
Cayley   [Map]Mossleigh   [Map]Stavely   [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 - 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 Vulcan 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 Vulcan Cemetery (FAG ID #2187166)
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 Vulcan Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2187166

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 that stretches 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 Vulcan Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4025, Longitude: -113.2771     [Map].

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