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A visit to the Foremost Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Foremost Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Foremost Cemetery (FAG ID #2209384)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Foremost Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Foremost Cemetery

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Foremost Cemetery

Lat:   49.4788°   (49° 28' 43")

Lon:   -111.4598°   (-111° 27' 35")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . NW-17-006-11-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 006, Range 11, West of the 4th Meridian

Establishment of the Foremost Cemetery ...

The Foremost Cemetery was established in 1905.

Name Variations for Foremost Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Foremost Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Foremost Catholic Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Foremost Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 13 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Foremost Cemetery.

  • Altorado - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altorado
    • Altorado was located less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Foremost Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Altorado. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
  • Bow Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Island
    • Bow Island lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Foremost Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Island came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bow Island<5>
  • Burdett
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdett
    • Burdett lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Foremost Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdett came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burdett
  • Conquerville - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conquerville
    • Conquerville was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Foremost Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Conquerville. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Conquerville has also been known as:
    • Maleb
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Etzikom
    • Foremost
    • Grassy Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassy Lake
      • Grassy Lake lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Foremost Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassy Lake
    • Juno
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juno
      • Juno lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Foremost Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juno
    • Legend - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Legend
      • Legend was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Foremost Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Legend. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Nemiskam - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nemiskam
      • Nemiskam was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Foremost Cemetery
    • Orion
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orion
      • Orion lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the east of Foremost Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orion
    • Pakowki - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pakowki
      • Pakowki was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of Foremost Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Pakowki. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Skiff
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skiff
      • Skiff lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Foremost Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skiff

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Foremost Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Assumption Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Assumption Cemetery
    • The Assumption Cemetery is located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Grassy Lake.More precisely, Assumption Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Foremost Cemetery.
    • Assumption Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Assumption Catholic Cemetery
    • Assumption RC Cemetery
    • Grassy Lake Catholic Cemetery
    • Grassy Lake Praire View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Assumption Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2214187<1>
  • Fertile Plains Cemetery
  • Nemiskam Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nemiskam Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Nemiskam Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Nemiskam Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Foremost Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nemiskam Cemetery
  • Prairie Round Cemetery
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • The St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery is located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Etzikom.To be precise, St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast of Foremost Cemetery.
      • St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Anthony RC Cemetery
      • St. Anthony's Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2548158<1>
    • St. Joseph's Cemetery
    • Westview Cemetery of Grassy Lake

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Foremost Cemetery:

  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2209384
  • 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Foremost Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4788, Longitude: -111.4598    
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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