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The location of Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery

A visit to the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery

Lat:   54.3040°   (54° 18' 14")

Lon:   -112.8239°   (-112° 49' 26")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-16-054-07-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 16, Township 054, Range 07, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Abee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
Newbrook Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392232<3>
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2589907
St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2370763
Waskatenau United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]     Opal   [Map]    
Anton Lake   [Map]     Perryvale   [Map]    
Bondiss   [Map]     Radway   [Map]    
Boyle   [Map]     Redwater   [Map]    
Caslan   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Edwand   [Map]     Skaro   [Map]    
Egremont   [Map]     Smoky Lake   [Map]    
Ellscott   [Map]     Tawatinaw   [Map]    
Kikino Metis Settlement   [Map]     Thorhild   [Map]    
Mewatha Beach   [Map]     Warspite   [Map]    
Newbrook   [Map]     Waskatenau   [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 professional and volunteer 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 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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic 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:   Home Page   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 Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Spirit Ukrainian Catholic 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.3040, Longitude: -112.8239     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>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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