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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.

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The Location of the Cremona Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.5327°   (51° 31' 57")

Lon:   -114.4664°   (-114° 27' 59")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-35-029-04-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 35, Township 029, Range 04, West of the 5th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Cremona Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Cremona Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Cremona Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Airdrie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cremona Cemetery
 
Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cremona Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
 
Carstairs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Cremona Cemetery
 
Crossfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cremona Cemetery
 
Hainstock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cremona Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<3> entry for the Hainstock Cemetery (FAG ID #2319795)
 
Mitford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cremona Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cremona Cemetery
 
St. Andrew's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cremona Cemetery
 
Sundre & District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cremona Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sundre & District Cemetery (FAG ID #2369431)
 
West Brook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Cremona Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Cremona Cemetery.

Airdrie   [Map]Cremona   [Map]Mitford   [Map]
Benchlands   [Map]Crossfield   [Map]Olds   [Map]
Bottrell   [Map]Didsbury   [Map]Sundre   [Map]
Carstairs   [Map]Ghost Lake   [Map]Waiparous   [Map]
Cochrane   [Map]James River Bridge   [Map]Water Valley   [Map]
Cochrane Lake   [Map]Madden   [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, the CanadaGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Cremona Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta
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 Cremona 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 Cremona Cemetery.

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 ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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 Cremona Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5327, Longitude: -114.4664     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<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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