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Our Genealogy Helper

Introduction ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Akinsdale (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 Akinsdale. 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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Akinsdale:

Cemeteries Near Akinsdale ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Akinsdale.

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

The following cemeteries are listed based on their distance from Akinsdale, with the one closest to Akinsdale listed first.

  • St. Albert RC Cemetery
    (Less than 2 miles to the northwest)
  • Westlawn Memorial Gardens
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Edmonton Municipal Cemetery
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Beechmount Cemetery
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • St. Michael's Cemetery
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Christ Church Anglican Poplar Lake Cemetery
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • St. Joachim Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Little Mountain Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Edmonton.
    • The Chevra Kadisha Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Edmonton Jewish Cemetery
    • Jewish Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2278096 <1>
  • Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located in Edmonton.
    • The Mt. Pleasant Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Mt. Pleasant Municipal Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #639338 <1>
  • St. Anthony Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the St. Anthony Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Edmonton.
    • The St. Anthony Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Anthony RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anthony Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on St. Anthony Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2272708 <1>
  • Continue List   (36 more) ...

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

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

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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:


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This page was last modified/updated: 03 Dec 2023