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A visit to the Blackie Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Blackie Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Blackie Cemetery (FAG ID #2290966)

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 Blackie Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Blackie Cemetery

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

Lat:   50.6082°   (50° 36' 29")

Lon:   -113.6294°   (-113° 37' 45")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . NE-14-019-27-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 019, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Blackie Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Blackie Cemetery.

  • Aldersyde
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldersyde came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldersyde
    • Aldersyde lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Blackie Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldersyde
  • Arrowwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrowwood
    • Arrowwood lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackie Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrowwood
  • Blackie
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackie
    • Blackie lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Blackie Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackie
  • Brant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brant
    • Brant lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackie Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Carseland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carseland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carseland
      • Carseland lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carseland
    • Cayley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayley
      • Cayley lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayley
    • Dalemead
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalemead came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalemead
      • Dalemead lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalemead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalemead<4>
    • De Winton
    • Ensign
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ensign came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ensign
      • Ensign lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ensign
    • Frankburg - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankburg came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankburg
      • Frankburg was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Blackie Cemetery
    • Herronton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herronton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herronton
      • Herronton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herronton
    • High River
    • Indus
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indus
      • Indus lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indus
    • Mossleigh
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossleigh came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossleigh
      • Mossleigh lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Blackie Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mossleigh<4>
    • Nanton
    • Okotoks
    • Vulcan

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Blackie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

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

  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  FAG ID #2290966
  • 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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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: findagrave.com.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Blackie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6082, Longitude: -113.6294    
<3>If we have 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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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