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A visit to the Home Valley Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Home Valley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Home Valley Cemetery (FG ID #2436733)

Note: 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 Home Valley Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.3470°   (52° 20' 49")

Lon:   -110.4600°   (-110° 27' 35")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-17-038-03-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 038, Range 03, West of the 4th Meridian

Establishment of the Home Valley Cemetery ...

The Home Valley Cemetery was established in 1912.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Home Valley Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Home Valley Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 19 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Home Valley Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Home Valley Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Cadogan
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadogan
    • Cairns ‑ Historic
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Cairns. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairns
    • Provost
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Metiskow
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metiskow
    • Hayter
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayter
    • Czar
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Czar
    • Bodo
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bodo
    • Neutral Hills
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Macklin
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Hughenden
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Monitor
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
    • Consort
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Continue List   (7 more) ...
      • Evesham
        (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evesham
      • Ribstone
        (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ribstone
      • Primate
        (27 miles [43.5 km] to the east)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Primate
      • Chauvin
        (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Edgerton
        (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)
      • Kirriemuir
        (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
      • Amisk
        (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amisk

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 21 that are within 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> of the Home Valley Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Home Valley Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    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 continue 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 Home Valley Cemetery:

    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2436733
    • Referenced Books / Documents ...
    • Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      • Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

    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:
    <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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Home Valley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3470, Longitude: -110.4600    
    <3>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.
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.


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