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A visit to the Brooks 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 Brooks Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Brooks Cemetery (FAG ID #2194338)

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 Brooks Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Brooks Cemetery

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

Lat:   50.5801°   (50° 34' 48")

Lon:   -111.8945°   (-111° 53' 40")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . NE-04-019-14-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 04, Township 019, Range 14, 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 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 Brooks Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Brooks Cemetery.

  • Bassano
  • Bow City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow City
    • Bow City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow City
  • Brooks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooks
    • Brooks lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Brooks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooks<3>
  • Duchess
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duchess
    • Duchess lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Brooks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duchess came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchess
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duchess<3>
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Gem
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gem
      • Gem lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gem came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gem
    • Iddesleigh
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iddesleigh
      • Iddesleigh lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iddesleigh
    • Millicent
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millicent
      • Millicent lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millicent came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millicent
    • Patricia
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patricia
      • Patricia lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patricia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patricia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patricia<3>
    • Rainier
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainier
      • Rainier lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
    • Rolling Hills
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
      • Rolling Hills lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
    • Rosemary
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemary
      • Rosemary lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemary
    • Scandia
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scandia
      • Scandia lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scandia
    • Steveville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steveville
      • Steveville lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steveville
    • Tilley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilley
      • Tilley lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilley
    • Wardlow
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardlow
      • Wardlow lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Brooks Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardlow

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Brooks Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Bassano Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bassano Cemetery
    • Bassano Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Brooks Cemetery.
    • Bassano Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Union Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassano Cemetery
  • Bow City Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bow City Cemetery
    • Bow City Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Brooks Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow City Cemetery
  • Duchess Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Duchess Cemetery
    • Duchess Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Brooks Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duchess Cemetery
  • Rolling Hills Cemetery
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...

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 Brooks Cemetery:

  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2194338
  • Referenced Books / Documents ...
  • Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
    • Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Brooks Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.5801, Longitude: -111.8945    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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