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A visit to the Markham 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 Markham Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Markham Cemetery (FAG ID #2595666)

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 Markham Cemetery ...

The Markham Cemetery is located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Castor.

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Markham Cemetery

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

Lat:   52.2007°   (52° 12' 2")

Lon:   -111.7673°   (-111° 46' 2")

Establishment of the Markham Cemetery ...

The Markham Cemetery was established in 1907.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Markham Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Markham Cemetery.

  • Alliance
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
    • Alliance lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Markham Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
  • Battle Bend
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Bend
    • Battle Bend lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Markham Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Bend
  • Battle River
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle River
    • Battle River lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Markham Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle River
  • Bellshill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellshill
    • Bellshill lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Markham Cemetery
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  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Berkinshaw
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berkinshaw
      • Berkinshaw lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Markham Cemetery
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    • Brownfield
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownfield
      • Brownfield lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownfield
    • Bulwark - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bulwark
      • Bulwark was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Markham Cemetery
    • Castor
    • Coronation
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronation
      • Coronation lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Markham Cemetery
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    • Endiang
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Endiang
      • Endiang lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Endiang came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Endiang
    • Fleet
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleet
      • Fleet lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleet came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleet
    • Gadsby
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsby
      • Gadsby lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gadsby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsby
    • Galahad
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galahad
      • Galahad lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Markham Cemetery
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    • Halkirk
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halkirk
      • Halkirk lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halkirk came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halkirk
    • Leo
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leo
      • Leo lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Markham Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Leo. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leo
    • Spondin
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spondin
      • Spondin lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Markham Cemetery
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For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Markham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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 try 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 Markham Cemetery:

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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: findagrave.com.
<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 Markham Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.2007, Longitude: -111.7673    
<3>If we have 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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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