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Alexander First Nations Cemetery
(Alberta)


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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 Alexander First Nations Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.8012°   (53° 48' 4")

Lon:   -113.9169°   (-113° 55' 0")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Epiphany Lutheran of Sion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 
Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2326570<2>
 
Heatherdown United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 
Legal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221853
 
Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 
St. John Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2326608
 
St. Luke's Anglican of Sion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery
 
Sion United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Alexander First Nations Cemetery.

Alcomdale   [Map]Legal   [Map]Rolling Heights   [Map]
Alexander   [Map]Lower Manor Estates   [Map]Rolling Meadows   [Map]
Busby   [Map]Mearns   [Map]Saint Albert   [Map]
Calahoo   [Map]Morinville   [Map]Sunrise Beach   [Map]
Carbondale   [Map]Nakamun Park   [Map]Upper Manor Estates   [Map]
Cardiff   [Map]Onoway   [Map]Villeneuve   [Map]
Erin Estates   [Map]Panorama Heights   [Map]Volmer   [Map]
Grandmuir Estates   [Map]Riviere Qui Barre   [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, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 it should be mentioned 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 Alexander First Nations 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
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     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

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from . 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 Alexander First Nations Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8012, Longitude: -113.9169     [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: findagrave.com.

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