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The location of Meeting Creek Cemetery









A visit to the Meeting Creek 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 Meeting Creek Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Meeting Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #2501186)

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 Meeting Creek Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.6749°   (52° 40' 29")

Lon:   -112.7293°   (-112° 43' 45")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-05-043-19-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 05, Township 043, Range 19, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Meeting Creek Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bashaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 
Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2410015
 
Donalda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454924
 
Dorenlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2370453
 
Ferry Point Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 
Fridhem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2145013
 
Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2537504
 
Littlerock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2597554
 
Melville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Meeting Creek Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Meeting Creek Cemetery.

Ankerton   [Map]     Kelsey   [Map]    
Bashaw   [Map]     Meeting Creek   [Map]    
Bawlf   [Map]     Mirror   [Map]    
Donalda   [Map]     New Norway   [Map]    
Duhamel   [Map]     Ohaton   [Map]    
Edberg   [Map]     Red Willow   [Map]    
Ferintosh   [Map]     Rochon Sands   [Map]    
Ferlow Junction   [Map]     Rosalind   [Map]    
Heisler   [Map]     White Sands   [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 turn to 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 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 Meeting Creek 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Meeting Creek Cemetery (FAG ID #2501186)
 
Internment.net:   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 Meeting Creek Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2501186

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

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.

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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 things 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 Meeting Creek Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6749, Longitude: -112.7293     [Map].

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