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The location of Ferguson Flats Cemetery

A visit to the Ferguson Flats 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 Ferguson Flats Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Ferguson Flats Cemetery (FAG ID #2581113)

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 Ferguson Flats Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.9620°   (53° 57' 43")

Lon:   -110.6729°   (-110° 40' 22")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-27-057-05-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 057, Range 05, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
Dewberry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2231682
Duclos Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2237012
Duclos Memorial United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
Elk Point West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
Frog Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2329721
Holy Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2417442
Rife Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
St. John United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2504205
St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2531916
St. Paul RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2564524

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ferguson Flats Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]     Heinsburg   [Map]    
Beaverdam   [Map]     Hoselaw   [Map]    
Bonnyville   [Map]     Lea Park   [Map]    
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]     Lindbergh   [Map]    
Clandonald   [Map]     Pelican Narrows   [Map]    
Derwent   [Map]     Riverview   [Map]    
Dewberry   [Map]     Rusylvia   [Map]    
Elk Point   [Map]     Saint Edouard   [Map]    
Fort Kent   [Map]     Saint Paul   [Map]    
Franchere   [Map]     Sputinow   [Map]    
Frog Lake   [Map]     Tulliby Lake   [Map]    
Gurneyville   [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 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 Ferguson Flats 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 Ferguson Flats Cemetery (FAG ID #2581113)   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 Ferguson Flats Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2581113

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages 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 'straight-line' 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 Ferguson Flats Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9620, Longitude: -110.6729     [Map].

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