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A visit to the Irma 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 Irma Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Irma Cemetery (FG ID #2371844)

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 Irma Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.9092°   (52° 54' 33")

Lon:   -111.2142°   (-111° 12' 51")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-27-045-09-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 27, Township 045, Range 09, West of the 4th Meridian

Name Variations for Irma Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Irma Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Irma Town Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Irma Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 17 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Irma Cemetery.

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

    • Irma
      (Less than 2 miles to the northwest)
    • Jarrow
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jarrow
    • Kinsella
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsella came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsella
    • Fabyan
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fabyan
    • Wainwright
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Hardisty
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Lougheed
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Greenshields
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenshields came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenshields
    • Sedgewick
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Amisk
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amisk
    • Bellshill
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Heath
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heath came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
    • Continue List   (5 more) ...
      • Viking
        (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viking came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viking
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viking <3>
      • Killam
        (28 miles [45.1 km] to the west)
      • Minburn
        (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minburn
      • Hughenden
        (29 miles [46.7 km] to the south)
      • Mannville
        (29 miles [46.7 km] to the north)

    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 17 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Irma Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Irma 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 Irma Cemetery:

    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 '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 Irma Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9092, Longitude: -111.2142    
    <3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
    <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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