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The location of Duffield Cemetery









A visit to the Duffield 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 Duffield Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546779)

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 Duffield Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.5269°   (53° 31' 36")

Lon:   -114.3611°   (-114° 21' 39")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Duffield Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Heatherdown United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Duffield Cemetery
 
Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2384922
 
Inga Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Duffield Cemetery
 
Keephills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2351299
 
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546843
 
Wabamun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Duffield Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2363699

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Duffield Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]     Point Alison   [Map]    
Betula Beach   [Map]     Ross Haven   [Map]    
Burtonsville   [Map]     Seba Beach   [Map]    
Carvel   [Map]     Silver Sands   [Map]    
Castle Island   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Clearwater Estates   [Map]     Spring Lake   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Stony Plain   [Map]    
Fallis   [Map]     Sunset Point   [Map]    
Kapasiwin   [Map]     Val Quentin   [Map]    
Keephills   [Map]     Wabamun   [Map]    
Lac Sainte Anne   [Map]     West Cove   [Map]    
Meso West   [Map]     Westlake Estates   [Map]    
Onoway   [Map]     Yellowstone   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Duffield 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Duffield Cemetery (FAG ID #2546779)
 
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 Duffield Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2546779

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Duffield Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.5269, Longitude: -114.3611     [Map].

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