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Nemiskam Cemetery
(Alberta)


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The location of Nemiskam Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Nemiskam Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Nemiskam Cemetery...

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

Lat:   49.4810°   (49° 28' 51")

Lon:   -111.2764°   (-111° 16' 35")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-16-006-10-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 16, Township 006, Range 10, West of the 4th Meridian

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Nemiskam Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Nemiskam Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Nemiskam Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Nemiskam Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Foremost Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Nemiskam Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave<4> entry for the Foremost Cemetery (FAG ID #2209384)
 
Prairie Round Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nemiskam Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Prairie Round Cemetery (FAG ID #2154040)
 
St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nemiskam Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Anthony Cemetery (FAG ID #2548158)
 
St. Anthony RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nemiskam Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Anthony RC Cemetery (FAG ID #2548158)
 
St. Joseph's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Nemiskam Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the St. Joseph's Cemetery (FAG ID #2548168)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 11 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Nemiskam Cemetery.

Altorado   [Map]Legend   [Map]
Bow Island   [Map]Manyberries   [Map]
Burdett   [Map]Nemiskam   [Map]
Etzikom   [Map]Orion   [Map]
Foremost   [Map]Pakowki   [Map]
Juno   [Map]Skiff   [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, the CanadaGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Nemiskam Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta
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 Nemiskam Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Nemiskam Cemetery.

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

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Communities in Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4810, Longitude: -111.2764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Nemiskam Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Nemiskam Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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