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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 Zion United Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Zion United Cemetery (FAG ID #2409606)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Zion United Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.3873°   (51° 23' 14")

Lon:   -113.4554°   (-113° 27' 19")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Zion United Cemetery.

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


 

  Zion United Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Zion United Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Acme Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion United Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Acme Cemetery (FAG ID #2295690)
 
Airdrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion United Cemetery
 
Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion United Cemetery
 
Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion United Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 
Crossfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of the Zion United Cemetery
 
Mt. Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Zion United Cemetery
 
Rosebud Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion United Cemetery
 
Standard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion United Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Standard Cemetery (FAG ID #2316227)
 
Strathmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) of the Zion United Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Strathmore Cemetery (FAG ID #2219801)
 
Three Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion United Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Three Hills Cemetery (FAG ID #2233201)

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 Zion United Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]Hesketh   [Map]Nightingale   [Map]
Beiseker   [Map]Irricana   [Map]Rockyford   [Map]
Bircham   [Map]Kathyrn   [Map]Rosebud   [Map]
Carbon   [Map]Keoma   [Map]Strathmore   [Map]
Dalroy   [Map]Linden   [Map]Sunnyslope   [Map]
Delacour   [Map]Lyalta   [Map]Swalwell   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Zion United 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:     The Zion United Cemetery (FAG ID #2409606)
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 Zion United Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2409606

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



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: findagrave.com.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in . 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 Zion United Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3873, Longitude: -113.4554     [Map].

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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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