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A visit to the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Note: 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 Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery

Lat:   49.4943°   (49° 29' 39")

Lon:   -113.9400°   (-113° 56' 23")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Pincher Creek
      (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
    • Pincher Station
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the north)
    • Cowley
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowley <2>
    • Brocket
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brocket
    • Bever Mines
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Lundbreck
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Beaver Mines
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Mines came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Mines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Mines <2>
    • Springridge
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Twin Butte
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Butte came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Butte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Butte <2>
    • Burmis ‑ Historic
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Burmis. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burmis
    • Bellevue
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Hill Spring
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill Spring came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hill Spring
    • Continue List   (4 more) ...
      • Glenwood
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Hillcrest Mines
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest Mines
        • Hillcrest Mines has also been known as:
        • Hillcrest
      • Lille ‑ Historic
        (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lille. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lille
      • Blairmore
        (23 miles [37 km] to the west)

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 21 that are within 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> of the Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Pincher Creek Colony
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Pincher Creek Colony. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Pincher Creek Colony is located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Pincher Creek.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pincher Creek Colony
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2660492 <6>
    • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Brocket Colony Cemetery
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Cowley Cemetery
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • United Doukhobors of Alberta Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Fishburn Cemetery
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
      • The Fishburn Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Fishburn United Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fishburn Cemetery
    • St. Henry Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • The St. Henry Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Henry RC Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Henry Cemetery
    • Springridge Mennonite Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Livingstone Cemetery
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Hartley Cemetery
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Passburg Cemetery
      (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Hill Spring Cemetery
      (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
      • The Hill Spring Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Hillspring Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hill Spring Cemetery
    • Continue List   (9 more) ...
      • Hillspring Pioneer Cemetery
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
      • Bellevue Union Cemetery
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Bellevue Union Cemetery is located outside and to the north of Bellevue.
        • The Bellevue Union Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Bellevue Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bellevue Union Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2247788 <6>
      • St. Cyril's Catholic Cemetery
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
      • Hillcrest Mines Cemetery
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
      • Glenwood Cemetery
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
      • Lille Cemetery
        (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
      • St. Annes RC Cemetery
        (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the St. Annes RC Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the north of Blairmore.
        • The St. Annes RC Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Blairmore Catholic Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Annes RC Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2316391 <6>
      • Blairmore Union Cemetery (New)
        (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Blairmore Union Cemetery (New) is located outside and to the north of Blairmore.
        • The Blairmore Union Cemetery (New) has also been known as:
        • Miner's Union New Cemetery
        • New Blairmore Union Cemetery
        • New Union Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blairmore Union Cemetery (New)
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2445875 <6>
      • Blairmore Union Cemetery (Old)
        (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Blairmore Union Cemetery (Old) is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northeast of Blairmore.
        • The Blairmore Union Cemetery (Old) has also been known as:
        • Blairmore Union Cemetery
        • Old Blairmore Union Cemetery
        • Old Union Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blairmore Union Cemetery (Old)
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2274934 <6>

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

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

    Footnotes ...

    <1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Pincher Creek Pioneer Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.4943, Longitude: -113.9400    
    <2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <3>If we 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>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.
    <5>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.
    <6>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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