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The location of Castor Cemetery









A visit to the Castor 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 Castor Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.2164°   (52° 12' 59")

Lon:   -111.8883°   (-111° 53' 17")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Castor Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Alliance Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Castor Cemetery
 
Byemoor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Castor Cemetery
 
Coronation Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Castor Cemetery
 
Endiang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Castor Cemetery
 
Galahad Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Castor Cemetery
 
Markham Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Castor Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2595666<2>
 
Omega Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Castor Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2388936
 
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Castor Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 14 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Castor Cemetery.

Alliance   [Map]     Castor   [Map]    
Battle Bend   [Map]     Coronation   [Map]    
Battle River   [Map]     Endiang   [Map]    
Berkinshaw   [Map]     Fleet   [Map]    
Brownfield   [Map]     Gadsby   [Map]    
Bulwark   [Map]     Galahad   [Map]    
Byemoor   [Map]     Halkirk   [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 websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Castor 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 ...

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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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Castor Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.2164, Longitude: -111.8883     [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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