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Our Genealogy Helper for Cavendish ...

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 Cavendish (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 Cavendish. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

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 Cavendish:

  • 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
    • Stories from Saskatchewan

Cemeteries Near Cavendish ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Cavendish.

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

  • Cavendish Cemetery
  • Soklofske Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Soklofske Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Soklofske Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Cavendish.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Soklofske Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soklofske Cemetery
  • Estuary Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Estuary Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Estuary Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the east of Cavendish.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Estuary Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estuary Cemetery
  • Acadia Valley Cemetery
    • The Acadia Valley Cemetery is located outside and to the east of Acadia Valley.
    • To be precise, Acadia Valley Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Cavendish.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Acadia Valley Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acadia Valley Cemetery
  • Burstall Baptist Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Burstall Baptist Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • Burstall Baptist Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Cavendish.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burstall Baptist Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burstall Baptist Cemetery
  • St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<2>
    • St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the east of Cavendish.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Michael's Catholic / St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Mayfield Cemetery
      • Mayfield Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Cavendish.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mayfield Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield Cemetery

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cavendish. 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>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.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Cavendish) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cavendish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.8167, Longitude: -110.4667    






















 

 

 

 

 


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