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A visit to the Grassland Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 Grassland Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Grassland Cemetery

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

Lat:   54.8205°   (54° 49' 13")

Lon:   -112.6972°   (-112° 41' 49")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-28-067-18-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 28, Township 067, Range 18, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Grassland Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Grassland Cemetery.

  • Athabasca
  • Atmore
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atmore
    • Atmore lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Grassland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atmore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atmore
  • Bondiss
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bondiss
    • Bondiss lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Grassland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bondiss came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bondiss
  • Boyle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyle
    • Boyle lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Grassland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<2>
  • Continue List   (11 more) ...
    • Breynat
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breynat
      • Breynat lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breynat came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breynat
    • Caslan
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caslan
      • Caslan lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caslan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caslan
    • Colinton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colinton
      • Colinton lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Grassland Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colinton
    • Donatville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donatville
      • Donatville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donatville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donatville
    • Ellscott
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellscott
      • Ellscott lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellscott came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellscott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellscott<2>
    • Grassland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grassland
      • Grassland lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grassland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grassland
    • Hylo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hylo
      • Hylo lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Grassland Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hylo
    • Mewatha Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mewatha Beach
      • Mewatha Beach lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mewatha Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mewatha Beach
    • Plamondon
    • Venice
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Venice
      • Venice lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Grassland Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venice
    • Wandering River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wandering River
      • Wandering River lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Grassland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wandering River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wandering River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wandering River<2>

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 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Grassland Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Bluejay - Charron Community Cemetery
  • Boyle Municipal Cemetery
  • St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery
    • St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Grassland Cemetery.
    • St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Alphonsus Cemetery
    • St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Alphonsus RC Cemetery
  • Donatville RC Cemetery
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Ferguson District Cemetery
    • Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery
      • Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Grassland Cemetery.
      • Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Amber Valley Cemetery
      • Amber Valley / Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan W. Murphy Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2302070<4>
    • Mother of Perpetual Help Cemetery

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 Grassland Cemetery:

  • 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Grassland Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8205, Longitude: -112.6972    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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