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The location of Donalda Cemetery

A visit to the Donalda 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 Donalda Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Donalda Cemetery (FAG ID #2454924)

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 five sections:

The Location of the Donalda Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.5729°   (52° 34' 22")

Lon:   -112.5710°   (-112° 34' 15")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Donalda Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bashaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Donalda Cemetery
Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2410015
Dorenlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2370453
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of the Donalda Cemetery
Fridhem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2145013
Green View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2402527
Lake View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135287
Liberal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2432001
Melville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Donalda Cemetery
Red Willow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2291670
St. Boniface Catholic Church Cemetery, Spring Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Donalda Cemetery
St. Elizabeth of Prague Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Donalda Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2435765
St. Martin RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Donalda Cemetery
Spruce Coulee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Donalda Cemetery
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Donalda Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Donalda Cemetery.

Ankerton   [Map]     Kelsey   [Map]    
Bashaw   [Map]     Meeting Creek   [Map]    
Botha   [Map]     Mirror   [Map]    
Donalda   [Map]     Nevis   [Map]    
Edberg   [Map]     Red Willow   [Map]    
Erskine   [Map]     Rochon Sands   [Map]    
Ferintosh   [Map]     Rosalind   [Map]    
Forestburg   [Map]     Stettler   [Map]    
Gadsby   [Map]     White Sands   [Map]    
Heisler   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Donalda 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 Donalda Cemetery (FAG ID #2454924)   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 Donalda Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2454924

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alberta Community

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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Donalda Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5729, Longitude: -112.5710     [Map].

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