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The location of Mt. Auburn Cemetery

A visit to the Mt. Auburn 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 Mt. Auburn Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mt. Auburn Cemetery (FAG ID #2188699)

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 Mt. Auburn Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.6402°   (52° 38' 24")

Lon:   -114.2356°   (-114° 14' 8")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-28-042-02-W5     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 28, Township 042, Range 02, 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 Mt. Auburn Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bentley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2414665
Bentley Colony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
Dakota United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2513576
Hoadley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2477949
Vig Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2418719
West Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2292719

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

Alhambra   [Map]     Kasha   [Map]    
Benalto   [Map]     Kountry Meadows   [Map]    
Bentley   [Map]     Lacombe   [Map]    
Birchcliff   [Map]     Lakedell   [Map]    
Bluffton   [Map]     Leedale   [Map]    
College Heights   [Map]     Leslieville   [Map]    
Crestomere   [Map]     Norglenwold   [Map]    
Crystal Springs   [Map]     Norris Beach   [Map]    
Eckville   [Map]     Rimbey   [Map]    
Forshee   [Map]     Rosedale Valley   [Map]    
Gull Lake   [Map]     Sunbreaker Cove   [Map]    
Half Moon Bay   [Map]     Sylvan Lake   [Map]    
Hespero   [Map]     Westerose   [Map]    
Hoadley   [Map]     Willesden Green   [Map]    
Jarvis Bay   [Map]     Winfield   [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 and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Mt. Auburn 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 Mt. Auburn Cemetery (FAG ID #2188699)   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 Mt. Auburn Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2188699

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 ...

Communities 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6402, Longitude: -114.2356     [Map].

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