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The location of Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery

A visit to the Ft. Saskatchewan 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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery (FAG ID #2226112)

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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.7021°   (53° 42' 7")

Lon:   -113.1984°   (-113° 11' 54")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-32-054-22-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 054, Range 22, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Agricola / St. Paul's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
Beechmount Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2205652
Bon Accord Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2326604
Chevra Kadisha Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2278096
Christ Church Anglican Poplar Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
Emmanuel Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2369517
Evergreen Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1996735
Glenwood Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2191069
Little Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2327926
Notre Dames De Lourdes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
Saint Michael's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2196984

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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery.

Ardrossan   [Map]     Josephburg   [Map]    
Baturyn   [Map]     Killarney   [Map]    
Bon Accord   [Map]     Lamoureux   [Map]    
Bruderhein   [Map]     Lancaster Park   [Map]    
Caernarvon   [Map]     Lower Manor Estates   [Map]    
Carbondale   [Map]     Namao   [Map]    
Coronado   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Delton   [Map]     Rosslyn   [Map]    
Fedorah   [Map]     Sherwood Park   [Map]    
Fort Saskatchewan   [Map]     Sifton Park   [Map]    
Gibbons   [Map]     Uncas   [Map]    
Hairsine   [Map]     Upper Manor Estates   [Map]    
Hewitt Estates   [Map]     Virginia Park   [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 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Ft. Saskatchewan 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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery (FAG ID #2226112)   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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2226112

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 ...

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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' (or point-to-point) 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 Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7021, Longitude: -113.1984     [Map].

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