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The location of Holden Cemetery









A visit to the Holden 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 Holden Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Holden Cemetery (FAG ID #2355231)

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 Holden Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.2252°   (53° 13' 30")

Lon:   -112.2235°   (-112° 13' 24")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Holden Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bawlf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Holden Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2509712
 
Bawlf Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holden Cemetery
 
Daysland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of the Holden Cemetery
 
Lake Demay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holden Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2367204
 
Larson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holden Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2464331
 
Mundare Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Holden Cemetery
 
Parkland Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Holden Cemetery
 
Ranfurly Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Holden Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2148392
 
Ryley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Holden Cemetery
 
Tofield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Holden 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 Holden Cemetery.

Bawlf   [Map]     Mundare   [Map]    
Bruce   [Map]     Ohaton   [Map]    
Daysland   [Map]     Poe   [Map]    
Haight   [Map]     Ranfurly   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Round Hill   [Map]    
Inland   [Map]     Ryley   [Map]    
Kingman   [Map]     Tofield   [Map]    
Lavoy   [Map]     Vegreville   [Map]    
Lindbrook   [Map]     Viking   [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 turn to 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 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 Holden 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Holden Cemetery (FAG ID #2355231)
 
Internment.net:   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 Holden Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2355231

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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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Holden Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.2252, Longitude: -112.2235     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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