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A visit to the Claresholm 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 Claresholm Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Claresholm Cemetery (FAG ID #2232948)

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 Claresholm Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Claresholm Cemetery

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

Lat:   50.0110°   (50° 0' 39")

Lon:   -113.5942°   (-113° 35' 39")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . SW-23-012-27-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 012, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Claresholm Cemetery.

  • Barons
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barons
    • Barons lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Claresholm Cemetery
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Barons
  • Carmangay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmangay
    • Carmangay lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Claresholm Cemetery
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Carmangay
  • Champion
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Claresholm Cemetery
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Champion
  • Claresholm
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claresholm
    • Claresholm lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Claresholm Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claresholm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claresholm
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claresholm<4>
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Eastview Acres
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview Acres
      • Eastview Acres lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Claresholm Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastview Acres
    • Fort MacLeod
    • Furman
    • Granum
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granum
      • Granum lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Claresholm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granum came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granum<4>
    • Kirkcaldy
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkcaldy
      • Kirkcaldy lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Claresholm Cemetery
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Kirkcaldy
    • Monarch
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monarch
      • Monarch lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Claresholm Cemetery
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Monarch
    • Nanton
    • Nobleford
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobleford
      • Nobleford lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Claresholm Cemetery
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Nobleford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nobleford<4>
    • Parkland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland
      • Parkland lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Claresholm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Parkland Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland Beach
      • Parkland Beach lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Claresholm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland Beach
    • Stavely
    • Woodhouse
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhouse
      • Woodhouse lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Claresholm Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodhouse

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Claresholm Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Five Mile Peace Lutheran Cemetery
  • Granum Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Granum Cemetery
    • The Granum Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of Granum.More accurately, Granum Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Claresholm Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granum Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2225492<1>
  • St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • St. Vincent RC Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Claresholm Cemetery.
    • St. Vincent RC Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery
    • St. Vincent Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Vincent RC Cemetery
  • Stavely Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stavely Cemetery
    • The Stavely Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Stavely.Stated another way, Stavely Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Claresholm Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stavely Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135597<1>

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 Claresholm Cemetery:

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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 Claresholm Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.0110, Longitude: -113.5942    
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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