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The location of Keephills Cemetery

A visit to the Keephills 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 Keephills Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #2351299)

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 Keephills Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   53.4254°   (53° 25' 31")

Lon:   -114.4199°   (-114° 25' 11")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-30-051-03-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 051, Range 03, West of the 5th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Keephills Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Burtonsville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Keephills Cemetery
Duffield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546779
Highvale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2384922
St. Dominic RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Keephills Cemetery
Smithfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546843
Tomahawk Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2390727
Wabamun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Keephills Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2363699

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Keephills Cemetery.

Alberta Beach   [Map]     Meso West   [Map]    
Alsike   [Map]     Point Alison   [Map]    
Berrymoor   [Map]     Saint Francis   [Map]    
Betula Beach   [Map]     Seba Beach   [Map]    
Burtonsville   [Map]     Silver Sands   [Map]    
Carnwood   [Map]     Smithfield   [Map]    
Carvel   [Map]     Spring Lake   [Map]    
Clearwater Estates   [Map]     Telfordville   [Map]    
Duffield   [Map]     Tomahawk   [Map]    
Fallis   [Map]     Val Quentin   [Map]    
Kapasiwin   [Map]     Wabamun   [Map]    
Keephills   [Map]     Warburg   [Map]    
Lindale   [Map]     Westlake Estates   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Keephills 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 Keephills Cemetery (FAG ID #2351299)   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 Keephills Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2351299

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 ...

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 Keephills Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.4254, Longitude: -114.4199     [Map].

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