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Our Genealogy Helper for Academy ...

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 Academy (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Academy. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Academy:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Alberta

Cemeteries Near Academy ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Academy.

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 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 Academy covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • The Chevra Kadisha Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Calgary.
    • Chevra Kadisha Cemetery has also been known as:
    • 37th Street Cemetery
    • Jewish Cemetery
    • Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2263707<1>
  • Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
  • Davisburg Cemetery
  • Okotoks Cemetery
  • Burnsland Cemetery
  • Chinese Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Mary's Cemetery
    • St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
      • The St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Calgary.To be more precise, St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Academy.
      • St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Roman Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2236429<1>
    • Union Cemetery
    • Jewish Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jewish Cemetery
      • The Jewish Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Calgary.To be precise, Jewish Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Academy.
      • Jewish Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Calgary Jewish Cemetery
      • Erlton Jewish Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewish Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172228<1>
    • St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
    • St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
      • St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Academy.
      • St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Barnabas Anglican Church Yard Cemetery
      • St. Barnabas Anglican Churchyard Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2235517<1>
    • Mountain View Memorial Gardens
    • Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
      • Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Academy.
      • Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Garden of Peace Cemetery
      • Rockyview Garden of Peace Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131236<1>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Academy. See our List of 1890's Communities around Academy.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Academy ...

With our Gazetteer, we add the names of communities whenever we see them mentioned - frequently found in old books or maps. Usually we don't have any details that go with the name, but we'll eventually find documents that will give us a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Academy.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Western Canada
(Available from Amazon.com)

Written by: Walker, Mike

Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2006

for Academy. See our Misc Page for Academy for more information.

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Academy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Academy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AcademyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Academy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8539, Longitude: -114.0333    






















 

 

 

 

 


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