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The location of Calmar Community Cemetery









A visit to the Calmar Community 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 five sections:

The Location of the Calmar Community Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.2655°   (53° 15' 55")

Lon:   -113.8659°   (-113° 51' 57")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-34-049-27-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 049, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Calmar Community Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Fredericksheim Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172030<2>
 
Heimtal Moravian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 
Holy Trinity RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 
Inga Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 
Leduc Municipal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2184321
 
Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2360207
 
Ressurection Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Calmar Community Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2464415
 
Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Calmar Community Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Calmar Community Cemetery.

Argentia Beach   [Map]     Mulhurst Bay   [Map]    
Buford   [Map]     Nisku   [Map]    
Calmar   [Map]     Ormsby Place   [Map]    
Devon   [Map]     Peterburn Estates   [Map]    
Devonshire Meadows   [Map]     Pipestone   [Map]    
Garden Grove Estates   [Map]     Silver Beach   [Map]    
Golden Days   [Map]     Spruce Grove   [Map]    
Green Acre Estates   [Map]     Sundance Beach   [Map]    
Itaska Beach   [Map]     Sunnybrook   [Map]    
Kavanagh   [Map]     Sunset View Acres   [Map]    
Leduc   [Map]     Telfordville   [Map]    
Mission Beach   [Map]     Thorsby   [Map]    
Mulhurst   [Map]     Woodland Park   [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 like to 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 - although 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 Calmar Community 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Calmar Community Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Calmar Community Cemetery.

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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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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Calmar Community Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2655, Longitude: -113.8659     [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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