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The location of Mayton Cemetery

A visit to the Mayton Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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 four sections:

The Location of the Mayton Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   51.8379°   (51° 50' 16")

Lon:   -113.7777°   (-113° 46' 39")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Mayton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<2>
Didsbury Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139812<3>
Hainstock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2319795
Horn Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2382719
Innisfail Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2175515
Mt. Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mayton Cemetery
Olds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2212066
Wimborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mayton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2573984

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mayton Cemetery.

Bowden   [Map]     Olds   [Map]    
Carstairs   [Map]     Penhold   [Map]    
Didsbury   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Henday   [Map]     Springbrook   [Map]    
Huxley   [Map]     Sunnyslope   [Map]    
Innisfail   [Map]     Three Hills   [Map]    
Linden   [Map]     Torrington   [Map]    
Mayton   [Map]     Trochu   [Map]    
Neapolis   [Map]     Wimborne   [Map]    
Netook   [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 start with 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 information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that 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 Mayton 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:   Home Page   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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Mayton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.8379, Longitude: -113.7777     [Map].

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>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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