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The location of Aspelund Cemetery

A visit to the Aspelund Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Aspelund Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Aspelund Cemetery (FAG ID #2500225)

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 Aspelund Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.3628°   (52° 21' 46")

Lon:   -113.9628°   (-113° 57' 46")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-26-039-27-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 26, Township 039, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Aspelund Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Alto Reste Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131209
Bentley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2414665
Bentley Colony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
Blackfalds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2239693
Kuusamo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2556483
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2379295
Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
Red Deer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2197738
Vig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2418719
West Meadows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2537894
Woody Nook Christian Reformed Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Aspelund Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2663035

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 Aspelund Cemetery.

Benalto   [Map]     Kountry Meadows   [Map]    
Bentley   [Map]     Lacombe   [Map]    
Birchcliff   [Map]     Norglenwold   [Map]    
Blackfalds   [Map]     Red Deer   [Map]    
Central Park   [Map]     Red Deer Junction   [Map]    
College Heights   [Map]     Rosedale Valley   [Map]    
Fort Normandeau   [Map]     Springbrook   [Map]    
Gull Lake   [Map]     Spruce Lane Acres   [Map]    
Half Moon Bay   [Map]     Sunbreaker Cove   [Map]    
Jarvis Bay   [Map]     Sylvan Lake   [Map]    
Kasha   [Map]     Woodland Hills   [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 professional and volunteer websites 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 Aspelund 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:   The Aspelund Cemetery (FAG ID #2500225)   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 Aspelund Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Aspelund Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Aspelund Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Aspelund Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2500225

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 ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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:

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Aspelund Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3628, Longitude: -113.9628     [Map].

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