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Jarrow Cemetery


The location of Jarrow Cemetery


Profile for the Jarrow 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 Jarrow Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Jarrow Cemetery (FAG ID #2402786)

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 Jarrow Cemetery...

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

Lat:   52.9528°   (52° 57' 10")

Lon:   -111.4076°   (-111° 24' 27")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-08-046-10-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 08, Township 046, Range 10, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Jarrow Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Auburndale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jarrow Cemetery
God's Acre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jarrow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2506609
Killam Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jarrow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2284048
Lougheed Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jarrow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1968319
Minburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Jarrow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2391674
Sedgewick Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jarrow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2436170
Wainwright Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jarrow Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 15 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Jarrow Cemetery.

Bellshill   [Map]Irma   [Map]Mannville   [Map]
Fabyan   [Map]Jarrow   [Map]Minburn   [Map]
Greenshields   [Map]Killam   [Map]Sedgewick   [Map]
Hardisty   [Map]Kinsella   [Map]Strome   [Map]
Innisfree   [Map]Lougheed   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Jarrow 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 Jarrow Cemetery (FAG ID #2402786)     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 Jarrow Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2402786

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>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' distance starting in . 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 Jarrow Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9528, Longitude: -111.4076     [Map].

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