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Westlock Town Cemetery


The location of Westlock Town Cemetery

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Profile for the Westlock Town Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

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 Westlock Town Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.1482°   (54° 8' 53")

Lon:   -113.8746°   (-113° 52' 28")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-32-059-26-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 32, Township 059, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Westlock Town 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.


  Westlock Town Cemetery  

  Jarvie Cemetery
  Belvedere Community Church / All Saints Cemetery
  Vega Community Cemetery
  Forest Hill Cemetery
  Peaceful Pines Cemetery
  Redwater Cemetery
  Tawatinaw Cemetery
   Estimated location<1>
  Redwater Cemetery
  Abee Cemetery
   Estimated location
  Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
  Bloomsbury Pentacostal Cemetery
  Sion United Church Cemetery
  Mellowdale Cemetery
  St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery
  Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
  Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery
  Hazel Bluff Cemetery
  Rich Valley Cemetery
  St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  Bon Accord Cemetery
  Barrhead Community Cemetery
  Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
  Manola Cemetery
  Alexander First Nations Cemetery
  Mosside Agnes United Church Cemetery
  St. John Anglican Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Westlock Town Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Forest Hill Cemetery (FAG ID #2326570)

Hazel Bluff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Manola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Manola Cemetery (FAG ID #2382611)

St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Westlock Town 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 Westlock Town Cemetery.

Alcomdale   [Map]Legal   [Map]Pibroch   [Map]
Busby   [Map]Linaria   [Map]Pickardville   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Lunnford   [Map]Rossington   [Map]
Dapp   [Map]Manola   [Map]Tawatinaw   [Map]
Freedom   [Map]Mearns   [Map]Vimy   [Map]
Larkspur   [Map]Nestow   [Map]Waugh   [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 first turn to 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 Westlock Town 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     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
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 Westlock Town Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Westlock Town Cemetery.

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>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 '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 Westlock Town Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1482, Longitude: -113.8746     [Map].

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