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Hainstock Cemetery


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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 Hainstock Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Hainstock Cemetery (FAG ID #2319795)

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.

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The Location of the Hainstock Cemetery...

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

Lat:   51.7946°   (51° 47' 40")

Lon:   -114.1917°   (-114° 11' 30")

Establishment of the Hainstock Cemetery ...

The Hainstock Cemetery was established in 1893.

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Hainstock Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


  Hainstock Cemetery  


List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Hainstock Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Hainstock Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
Carstairs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Hainstock Cemetery
Cremona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Hainstock Cemetery
Innisfail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Hainstock Cemetery
Mayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Hainstock Cemetery
Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hainstock Cemetery
Sundre & District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Hainstock Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Sundre & District Cemetery (FAG ID #2369431)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Hainstock Cemetery.

Bowden   [Map]Didsbury   [Map]Mayton   [Map]
Carstairs   [Map]Henday   [Map]Olds   [Map]
Cremona   [Map]Innisfail   [Map]Spruce View   [Map]
Crossfield   [Map]James River Bridge   [Map]Sundre   [Map]
Dickson   [Map]Markerville   [Map]Torrington   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project 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 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 Hainstock Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     The Hainstock Cemetery (FAG ID #2319795)
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta     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 Hainstock Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2319795

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of 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 beginning in . 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 Hainstock Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7946, Longitude: -114.1917     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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