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The location of Calgary Cemetery









A visit to the Calgary Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 four sections:

The Location of the Calgary Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   51.0844°   (51° 5' 3")

Lon:   -114.0783°   (-114° 4' 41")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Calgary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Burnsland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1981495<2>
 
Chevra Kadisha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172228
 
Chinese Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calgary Cemetery
 
Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1035052
 
Mountain View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2130381
 
Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131236
 
Roman Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calgary Cemetery
 
St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2235517
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2149969
 
St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2236429
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Calgary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1804353

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Calgary Cemetery.

Abbeydale   [Map]     Huntington Hills   [Map]    
Acadia   [Map]     Janet   [Map]    
Albert Park   [Map]     Martindale   [Map]    
Arbour Lake   [Map]     Ramsay   [Map]    
Balzac   [Map]     Renfrew   [Map]    
Calgary   [Map]     Signal Hill   [Map]    
Conrich   [Map]     Sunnyside   [Map]    
Coral Springs   [Map]     Taradale   [Map]    
Douglas Glen   [Map]     Two Guns   [Map]    
Haysboro   [Map]     Valley Ridge   [Map]    
Heritage Woods   [Map]     Varsity   [Map]    
Highwood   [Map]     Vista Heights   [Map]    
Hillhurst   [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 start with 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 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 Calgary 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

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 'straight-line' (or 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 Calgary Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0844, Longitude: -114.0783     [Map].

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<2>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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