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A visit to the Bow City Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 Bow City Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Bow City Cemetery

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

Lat:   50.4312°   (50° 25' 52")

Lon:   -112.3912°   (-112° 23' 28")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . SW-14-017-18-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 017, Range 18, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

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

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Bow City Cemetery.

  • Bassano
  • Bow City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow City
    • Bow City lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Bow City Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow City
  • Brooks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooks
    • Brooks lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Bow City Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooks<2>
  • Duchess
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchess
    • Duchess lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Bow City Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duchess came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchess
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchess<2>
  • Continue List   (10 more) ...
    • Enchant
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enchant
      • Enchant lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enchant came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchant
    • Lomond
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lomond
      • Lomond lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lomond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomond
    • Milo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
      • Milo lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
    • Queenstown
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queenstown
      • Queenstown lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queenstown came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queenstown
    • Rainier
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainier
      • Rainier lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
    • Retlaw
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Retlaw
      • Retlaw lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Bow City Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Retlaw
    • Rosemary
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
      • Rosemary lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Bow City Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemary
    • Scandia
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scandia
      • Scandia lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Bow City Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scandia
    • Travers
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Travers
      • Travers lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Travers came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Travers
    • Vauxhall
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vauxhall
      • Vauxhall lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bow City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vauxhall came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vauxhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vauxhall<2>

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bow City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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 try 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 Bow City 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 ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Bow City Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.4312, Longitude: -112.3912    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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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