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West Haven Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 West Haven Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The West Haven Cemetery (FAG ID #2292719)

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 West Haven Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.6435°   (52° 38' 36")

Lon:   -114.3147°   (-114° 18' 52")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-26-042-03-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 42, Range 3, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the West Haven 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.


 

  West Haven Cemetery  


  Breton Cemetery
  Bentley Cemetery
  St. Norbert's RC Cemetery
  Vig Cemetery
  Millet Community Cemetery
  Blackfalds Cemetery
  Peace Hills Zion Lutheran Cemetery
  Pine Grove Cemetery
  Bunker Hill Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Aspelund Cemetery
  Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery
  Eckville Cemetery
  Dalby Swedish Lutheran Cemetery
  Kuusamo Cemetery
  Alder Flats Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  Dakota United Church Cemetery
  Red Deer Cemetery
  Forest Home Cemetery
  Alto Reste Cemetery
  Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  Horn Hill Cemetery
  Earlville Rutherford Cemetery
  Caroline Cemetery
  Fairview Cemetery
  Innisfail Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the West Haven Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Aspelund Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Bentley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bentley Cemetery (FAG ID #2414665)

Bunker Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Bunker Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #2305296)

Dakota United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Dakota United Church Cemetery (FAG ID #2513576)

Eckville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Eckville Cemetery (FAG ID #2396593)

Kuusamo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Kuusamo Cemetery (FAG ID #2556483)

Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Mt. Auburn Cemetery (FAG ID #2188699)

Vig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the West Haven Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Vig Cemetery (FAG ID #2418719)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the West Haven Cemetery.

Alhambra   [Map]Forshee   [Map]Leslieville   [Map]
Benalto   [Map]Gull Lake   [Map]Norglenwold   [Map]
Bentley   [Map]Half Moon Bay   [Map]Norris Beach   [Map]
Birchcliff   [Map]Hespero   [Map]Rimbey   [Map]
Bluffton   [Map]Hoadley   [Map]Sunbreaker Cove   [Map]
Condor   [Map]Jarvis Bay   [Map]Sylvan Lake   [Map]
Crestomere   [Map]Kasha   [Map]Westerose   [Map]
Crystal Springs   [Map]Kountry Meadows   [Map]Winfield   [Map]
Eckville   [Map]Leedale   [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 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 West Haven 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 West Haven Cemetery (FAG ID #2292719)
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 West Haven Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2292719

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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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 that begins 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 West Haven Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6435, Longitude: -114.3147     [Map].

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