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The location of Holy Family Cemetery

A visit to the Holy Family 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 Holy Family Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Holy Family Cemetery (FAG ID #2417442)

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 Holy Family Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   54.2665°   (54° 15' 59")

Lon:   -110.7558°   (-110° 45' 20")

Establishment of the Holy Family Cemetery ...

The Holy Family Cemetery was established in 1981.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Holy Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Duclos Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Holy Family Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2237012
Duclos Memorial United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Holy Family Cemetery
Rife Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holy Family Cemetery
St. John United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Holy Family Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2504205

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Holy Family Cemetery.

Ardmore   [Map]     Gurneyville   [Map]    
Beaver Crossing   [Map]     Hoselaw   [Map]    
Beaverdam   [Map]     Iron River   [Map]    
Bonnyville   [Map]     La Corey   [Map]    
Bonnyville Beach   [Map]     Medley   [Map]    
Fort Kent   [Map]     Pelican Narrows   [Map]    
Franchere   [Map]     Saint Vincent   [Map]    
Glendon   [Map]     Therien   [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 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 Holy Family 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 Holy Family Cemetery (FAG ID #2417442)   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 Holy Family Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2417442

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. 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 Holy Family Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2665, Longitude: -110.7558     [Map].

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