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A visit to the Clear Prairie Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 Clear Prairie Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Clear Prairie Cemetery

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

Lat:   56.5674°   (56° 34' 2")

Lon:   -119.4639°   (-119° 27' 50")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-25-087-10-W6    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 087, Range 10, West of the 6th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Clear Prairie Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Clear Prairie Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • 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.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.
    • Disaster Stories from Alberta

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 5 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Clear Prairie Cemetery.

  • Bear Canyon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Canyon
    • Bear Canyon lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Canyon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Canyon
  • Cleardale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleardale
    • Cleardale lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleardale
  • Eureka River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka River
    • Eureka River lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka River
  • Silver Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Valley
    • Silver Valley lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Valley
  • Worsley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worsley
    • Worsley lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worsley

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Clear Prairie Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • All Saints Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
  • Cherry Point Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cherry Point Cemetery
    • Cherry Point Cemetery lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Point Cemetery
  • Clayhurst Cemetery
  • Cleardale Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cleardale Cemetery
    • Cleardale Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleardale Cemetery
  • Eureka River Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Eureka River Cemetery
    • Eureka River Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka River Cemetery
  • Hinterland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hinterland Cemetery
    • Hinterland Cemetery lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinterland Cemetery
  • Immaculate Heart Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Immaculate Heart Cemetery
    • Immaculate Heart Cemetery lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Immaculate Heart Cemetery
  • Old Russian Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Russian Cemetery
    • Old Russian Cemetery lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Russian Cemetery
  • Peace Grove Lutheran Cemetery
  • St. Paul's / Royce Lutheran Cemetery
  • St. Peter & St. Paul Cemetery
  • Worsley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Worsley Cemetery
    • Worsley Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Clear Prairie Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worsley Cemetery

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 continue 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 Clear Prairie Cemetery:

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

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' 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 Clear Prairie Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.5674, Longitude: -119.4639    
<2>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.
<3>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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