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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 Botha (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 Botha. 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 helpful 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 Botha:

Cemeteries Near Botha ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Botha.

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

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

  • Woodland Cemetery
    (Less than 2 miles to the southeast)
  • Lake View Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Omega Cemetery
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • The Omega Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Gadsby Cemetery
    • Gadsby Omega Cemetery
    • Omega Gadsby Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Omega Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Omega Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2388936 <1>
  • Red Willow Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Halkirk Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Liberal Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Erskine Cemetery
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Lakeview Cemetery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Donalda Cemetery
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Donalda Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Donalda.
    • The Donalda Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Donalda Village Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Donalda Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Donalda Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2454924 <1>
  • Spruce Coulee Cemetery
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Fairview Cemetery
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Tail Creek Cemetery
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Tail Creek Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tail Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Tail Creek Cemetery
  • Continue List   (17 more) ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Botha. 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:
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023