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Spruce Valley, Alberta

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Our Genealogical Helper for Spruce Valley ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Spruce Valley (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Spruce Valley. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Spruce Valley ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Spruce Valley.

  • Typical abbreviation for Spruce Valley: Spruce Vly. (or less commonly used: Spruce Vally. or Spruce Vlly.)

Cemeteries Near Spruce Valley ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Spruce Valley.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Spruce Valley covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Name of Cemetery    
      2 miles [3.2 km]<1>  
  W Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery [Map]      
      7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S Donatville RC Cemetery [Map]      
      13 miles [20.9 km]  
  SW Ferguson District Cemetery [Map]      
      19 miles [30.6 km]  
  S Boyle Municipal Cemetery [Map]      
      20 miles [32.2 km]  
  WSW Athabasca Municipal Cemetery [Map]      
      24 miles [38.6 km]  
  SSW Cash Creek Cemetery [Map]      
      28 miles [45.1 km]  
  SW Meanook Cemetery [Map]      


Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 are relevant to Spruce Valley:

These websites 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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spruce Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Spruce Valley. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spruce Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spruce Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8642, Longitude: -112.8025     [Map].

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