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A visit to the Bowville 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 Bowville Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Bowville Cemetery (FAG ID #2424514)

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 Bowville Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   50.0848°   (50° 5' 5")

Lon:   -112.8722°   (-112° 52' 19")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . NE-13-013-22-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 013, Range 22, West of the 4th Meridian

Establishment of the Bowville Cemetery ...

The Bowville Cemetery was:

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Bowville Cemetery.

  • Barons
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barons
    • Barons lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Bowville Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barons
  • Broxburn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broxburn
    • Broxburn lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broxburn
  • Carmangay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmangay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmangay
    • Carmangay lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Bowville Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmangay
  • Champion
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Bowville Cemetery
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  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Coaldale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaldale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaldale
      • Coaldale lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaldale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coaldale<4>
    • Coalhurst
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coalhurst came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalhurst
      • Coalhurst lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Diamond City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
      • Diamond City lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Eastview Acres
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview Acres
      • Eastview Acres lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Enchant
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Enchant
      • Enchant lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchant
    • Iron Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Springs
      • Iron Springs lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Kirkcaldy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkcaldy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkcaldy
      • Kirkcaldy lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northwest of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkcaldy
    • Lethbridge
    • Lomond
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Lomond
      • Lomond lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomond
    • Monarch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monarch came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
      • Monarch lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monarch
    • Nobleford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nobleford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobleford
      • Nobleford lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nobleford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nobleford<4>
    • Picture Butte
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picture Butte
      • Picture Butte lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picture Butte
    • Shaughnessy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaughnessy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaughnessy
      • Shaughnessy lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Travers
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Travers
      • Travers lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Bowville Cemetery
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    • Turin
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turin
      • Turin lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Bowville Cemetery
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For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Bowville Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Albion Ridge Cemetery
    • The Albion Ridge Cemetery is located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Picture Butte.
    • To be more precise, Albion Ridge Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Bowville Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Albion Ridge Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion Ridge Cemetery
  • Alston Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alston Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Alston Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Bowville Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alston Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alston Cemetery
  • Champion Cemetery
  • Enchant Cemetery
    • Enchant Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of Bowville Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Enchant Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchant Cemetery
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

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

  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  FAG ID #2424514
  • 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' (or point-to-point) 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 Bowville Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0848, Longitude: -112.8722    
<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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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