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A visit to the Albion Ridge Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Note: We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Albion Ridge Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Albion Ridge Cemetery

Lat:   49.9602°   (49° 57' 36")

Lon:   -112.9173°   (-112° 55' 2")

As an estimate, the Albion Ridge Cemetery is located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Picture Butte.

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-34-011-22-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 011, Range 22, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Albion Ridge Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Albion Ridge Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Albion Ridge Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Nobleford
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nobleford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobleford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nobleford <3>
    • Barons
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barons
    • Shaughnessy
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaughnessy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaughnessy
    • Picture Butte
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Iron Springs
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Springs
    • Diamond City
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
    • Eastview Acres
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Monarch
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
    • Coalhurst
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coalhurst came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalhurst
    • Carmangay
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Hardieville
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Hardieville. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardieville
    • Turin
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turin
    • Continue List   (5 more) ...
      • Lethbridge
        (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
      • Broxburn
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxburn
      • Sunset Acres
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
      • Coaldale
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coaldale <3>
      • Champion
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion

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

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 18 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Albion Ridge Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Albion Ridge Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Bowville Cemetery
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Huntsville Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Royal View Memorial Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Archmount Cemetery
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Archmount Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Lethbridge.
      • The Archmount Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Archmount Memorial Garden
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Archmount Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2146605 <6>
    • St. Patrick Cemetery
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Mountain View Cemetery
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Alston Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alston Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Alston Cemetery is located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Carmangay.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alston Cemetery
    • Orton Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Champion Cemetery
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Five Mile Peace Lutheran Cemetery
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
    • Enchant Cemetery
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Union Cemetery
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Union Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northeast of Fort MacLeod.
      • The Union Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Ft. MacLeod
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #1968318 <6>
    • Continue List   (6 more) ...

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

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Albion Ridge Cemetery:

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

    The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

    Footnotes ...

    <1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Albion Ridge Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9602, Longitude: -112.9173    
    <2>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
    <3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <4>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.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.
    <6>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.









 

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