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The location of Glenwood Cemetery

A visit to the Glenwood 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 Glenwood Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Glenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2165503)

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 six sections:

The Location of the Glenwood Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Glenwood Cemetery

Lat:   49.3860°   (49° 23' 9")

Lon:   -113.5004°   (-113° 30' 1")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-13-005-27-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 005, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Establishment of the Glenwood Cemetery ...

The Glenwood Cemetery was established in 1910.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Glenwood Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Brocket Colony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
Fishburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
Hartley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Glenwood Cemetery
Hill Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
Hillspring Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
St. Henry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Glenwood Cemetery
St. Paul's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Glenwood Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2483310
Springridge Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Glenwood Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Glenwood Cemetery.

Aetna   [Map]     Leavitt   [Map]    
Beazer   [Map]     Mountain View   [Map]    
Brocket   [Map]     Pincher Creek   [Map]    
Cardston   [Map]     Pincher Station   [Map]    
Carway   [Map]     Spring Coulee   [Map]    
Fort MacLeod   [Map]     Springridge   [Map]    
Glenwood   [Map]     Stand Off   [Map]    
Hill Spring   [Map]     Twin Butte   [Map]    
Kimball   [Map]     Woolford   [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 like to start with 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 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 Glenwood 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 Glenwood Cemetery (FAG ID #2165503)   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 Glenwood Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2165503

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 ...

Find a Community within 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 'point-to-point' 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 Glenwood Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.3860, Longitude: -113.5004     [Map].

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