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Woodland Cemetery
(Alberta)


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Profile for the Woodland 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 Woodland Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.3036°   (52° 18' 12")

Lon:   -112.5094°   (-112° 30' 33")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-21-053-13-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 21, Township 053, Range 13, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Woodland Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Woodland Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Woodland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Byemoor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woodland Cemetery
 
Donalda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Woodland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<2> entry for the Donalda Cemetery (FAG ID #2454924)
 
Great Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Woodland Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Great Bend Cemetery (FAG ID #2460722)
 
Lk. View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Woodland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Lk. View Cemetery (FAG ID #2135287)
 
Omega Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Woodland Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Omega Cemetery (FAG ID #2388936)
 
Spruce Coulee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Woodland Cemetery
 
Tail Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Woodland Cemetery
 - Location is estimated

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Woodland Cemetery.

Big Valley   [Map]Fenn   [Map]Red Willow   [Map]
Botha   [Map]Gadsby   [Map]Rochon Sands   [Map]
Byemoor   [Map]Halkirk   [Map]Stettler   [Map]
Donalda   [Map]Nevis   [Map]White Sands   [Map]
Erskine   [Map]Oberlin   [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 Woodland 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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
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 Woodland 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 Woodland 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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The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins 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 Woodland Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3036, Longitude: -112.5094     [Map].

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<2>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: findagrave.com.

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<3>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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