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A visit to the Fort Saskatchewan Gaol 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 Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery (FAG ID #2502353)

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 Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery ...

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We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery

Lat:   53.7038°   (53° 42' 13")

Lon:   -113.2282°   (-113° 13' 41")

Name Variations for Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol 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.

Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Ft. Saskatchewan Correctional 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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery.

  • Abbottsfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbottsfield
    • Abbottsfield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbottsfield
  • Amelia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amelia
    • Amelia lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Amelia. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amelia
  • Ardrossan
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardrossan
    • Ardrossan lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardrossan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardrossan
  • Baturyn
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baturyn
    • Baturyn lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Bon Accord
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
      • Bon Accord lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<5>
    • Bruderhein
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruderhein
      • Bruderhein lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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    • Caernarvon
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caernarvon
      • Caernarvon lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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    • Carbondale
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
      • Carbondale lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbondale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Coronado
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronado
      • Coronado lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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    • Delton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delton
      • Delton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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    • Dunluce
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunluce
      • Dunluce lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
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    • Fort Saskatchewan
    • Gibbons
    • Hairsine
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hairsine
      • Hairsine lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hairsine
    • Hewitt Estates
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hewitt Estates
      • Hewitt Estates lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hewitt Estates
    • Josephburg
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Josephburg
      • Josephburg lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Josephburg
    • Killarney
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killarney
      • Killarney lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killarney
    • Lamoureux
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lamoureux
      • Lamoureux lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lamoureux came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lamoureux
    • Lancaster Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster Park
      • Lancaster Park lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster Park
    • Lower Manor Estates
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Manor Estates
      • Lower Manor Estates lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Manor Estates
    • Namao
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Namao
      • Namao lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Namao came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Namao
    • Newton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Rosslyn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosslyn
      • Rosslyn lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosslyn
    • Sherwood Park
    • Sifton Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sifton Park
      • Sifton Park lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sifton Park
    • Upper Manor Estates
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Manor Estates
      • Upper Manor Estates lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Manor Estates
    • Virginia Park
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Park
      • Virginia Park lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Park

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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 Ft. Saskatchewan Gaol Cemetery:

  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2502353
  • 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: 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 '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 Gaol Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7038, Longitude: -113.2282    
<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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