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Our Genealogy Helper for Andrew ...

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 Andrew (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 Andrew. 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 like to start with 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 Andrew:

  • 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 Andrew ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Andrew.

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

  • St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
  • St. Michael the Archangel Russo Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
  • St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Andrew.
    • St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Borowich Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
    • St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
    • St. Pokrova Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Pokrova Greek Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405935<1>
  • Wahstao Cemetery
  • St. Casirmir Cemetery
  • Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Andrew.
      • St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Paraskevia Cemetery
      • St. Paraskovia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • St. Paroskovia Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
      • St. Paroskovia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
    • St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery
    • St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
      • St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Andrew.
      • St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church has also been known as:
      • St. John Baptist Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church
    • Mundare Public Cemetery
    • Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery
    • Lamont Town Cemetery
    • Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
    • Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery
    • St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Andrew ...

While our initial data about Andrew came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Andrew in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find 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 Andrew.

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

Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951)

Published by Shell Oil Company

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Andrew. 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Andrew) 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 Andrew. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AndrewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andrew. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8807, Longitude: -112.3351    






















 

 

 

 

 


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