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The location of Cottrell Cemetery

A visit to the Cottrell Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Cottrell Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Cottrell Cemetery (FAG ID #2483558)

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.

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The Location of the Cottrell Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   51.4183°   (51° 25' 5")

Lon:   -110.7793°   (-110° 46' 45")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-28-028-06-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 028, Range 06, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Cottrell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Acadia Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cottrell Cemetery
Alsask Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the East (E) of the Cottrell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2267168
Berry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the West (W) of the Cottrell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2452519
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (SK)   [Map]
 - Lies 37 miles [59.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cottrell Cemetery
Oyen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cottrell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2344373

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 11 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Cottrell Cemetery.

Benton Station   [Map]     New Brigden   [Map]    
Big Stone   [Map]     Oyen   [Map]    
Cereal   [Map]     Sedalia   [Map]    
Chinook   [Map]     Sibbald   [Map]    
Esther   [Map]     Youngstown   [Map]    
Hemaruka   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Cottrell 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   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:   The Cottrell Cemetery (FAG ID #2483558)   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 Cottrell Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Cottrell Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Cottrell Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Cottrell Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2483558

Referenced Books / Documents ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

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:

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Cottrell Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4183, Longitude: -110.7793     [Map].

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