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Abee Cemetery


The location of Abee Cemetery


Profile for the Abee Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Abee Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Abee Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Abee Cemetery

Lat:   54.2351°   (54° 14' 6")

Lon:   -113.0316°   (-113° 1' 53")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-33-060-21-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 060, Range 21, West of the 4th Meridian

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Abee Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Abee Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Cash Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Abee Cemetery
Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Abee Cemetery
Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Abee Cemetery
Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Abee Cemetery
Newbrook Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Abee Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392232<4>
Peaceful Pines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Abee Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2277025
Redwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Abee Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2496059
Redwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Abee Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2496032
Tawatinaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Abee Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
Waskatenau United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Abee Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Abee Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]Nestow   [Map]Smoky Lake   [Map]
Anton Lake   [Map]Newbrook   [Map]Tawatinaw   [Map]
Deerland   [Map]Opal   [Map]Thorhild   [Map]
Egremont   [Map]Perryvale   [Map]Warspite   [Map]
Ellscott   [Map]Radway   [Map]Waskatenau   [Map]
Fedorah   [Map]Redwater   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]Rochester   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Abee Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Alberta

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.

Disaster Stories from Alberta

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Abee Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Abee Cemetery.

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2351, Longitude: -113.0316     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Abee Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Abee Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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