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The location of Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery

A visit to the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery ...

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.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   50.2744°   (50° 16' 27")

Lon:   -111.3458°   (-111° 20' 44")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-21-015-10-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 21, Township 015, Range 10, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bow Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South (S) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2130543<2>
Brooks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2194338
Burdett Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2374120
Grassy Lake Praire View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2444907
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1989522
Redcliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2309461
Rolling Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2465556
Saamis Prairie View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2193982
Scandia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the West (W) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
Seven Persons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2389830

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 7 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery.

Alderson   [Map]     Rolling Hills   [Map]    
Bow Island   [Map]     Suffield   [Map]    
Ralston   [Map]     Tilley   [Map]    
Redcliff   [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 like to start 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 all and free to view - although 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 Alderson / Carlstadt 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 Alderson / Carlstadt 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 Alderson / Carlstadt 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 within Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Alderson / Carlstadt Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.2744, Longitude: -111.3458     [Map].

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<2>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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