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A visit to the Forest Hill 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 Forest Hill Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Forest Hill Cemetery (FG ID #2326570)

Note: 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 Forest Hill Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.9552°   (53° 57' 18")

Lon:   -113.8943°   (-113° 53' 39")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-26-057-27-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 057, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Name Variations for Forest Hill 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.

Forest Hill Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Busby Public 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 like to start 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 Forest Hill Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Forest Hill Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Forest Hill Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Forest Hill Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Busby
      (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Busby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Busby
    • Alcomdale
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alcomdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcomdale
    • Mearns
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mearns
    • Pickardville
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickardville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickardville
    • Alexander
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Riviere Qui Barre
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Legal
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Vimy
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vimy
    • Nakamun Park
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nakamun Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nakamun Park
    • Sunrise Beach
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunrise Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise Beach
    • Westlock
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Morinville
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morinville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morinville <4>
    • Continue List   (10 more) ...
      • Rossington
        (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossington came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossington
      • Calahoo
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calahoo
      • Cardiff
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardiff came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cardiff
      • Clyde
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
      • Manola
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manola
      • Volmer
        (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Volmer
      • Rich Valley
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Valley
      • Freedom
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Lunnford
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lunnford
      • Birch Cove
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birch Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birch Cove

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

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 22 that are within 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> of the Forest Hill Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Forest Hill Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    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 continue 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 Forest Hill Cemetery:

    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2326570
    • Referenced Books / Documents ...
    • Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      • Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

    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 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 Forest Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.9552, Longitude: -113.8943    
    <3>If we 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.
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.









 

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