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Our Genealogy Helper for Blackfalds ...

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 Blackfalds (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 Blackfalds. 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 turn to 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 Blackfalds:

  • 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 Blackfalds ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Blackfalds.

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

  • Blackfalds Cemetery
  • Woody Nook Christian Reformed Church Cemetery
  • Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
  • Red Deer Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • The Fairview Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Lacombe.To be more accurate, Fairview Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackfalds.
    • Fairview Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Lacombe Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2239693<1>
  • Aspelund Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aspelund Cemetery
    • The Aspelund Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Red Deer.To be precise, Aspelund Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Blackfalds.
    • Aspelund Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Aspeland Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aspelund Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2500225<1>
  • Alto Reste Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alto Reste Cemetery
    • The Alto Reste Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the east of Red Deer.To be precise, Alto Reste Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackfalds.
    • Alto Reste Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Alto - Reste Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto Reste Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131209<1>
  • Bentley Colony Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bentley Colony Cemetery
    • The Bentley Colony Cemetery is located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Bentley.More precisely, Bentley Colony Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Blackfalds.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentley Colony Cemetery
  • Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
    • The Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery is located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Bentley.More precisely, Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Blackfalds.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
  • Bentley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bentley Cemetery
    • The Bentley Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the southeast of Bentley.To be more precise, Bentley Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Blackfalds.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentley Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2414665<1>
  • Lakeview Cemetery
  • West Meadows Cemetery
  • Continue List   (35 more) ...

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

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The official website for Blackfalds: www.blackfalds.com/

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blackfalds) 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 Blackfalds. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlackfaldsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blackfalds. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3809, Longitude: -113.7954    




 

 

 

 

 


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