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A visit to the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church 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 Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery

Lat:   52.6371°   (52° 38' 13")

Lon:   -111.9477°   (-111° 56' 51")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-22-042-14-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 22, Township 042, Range 14, West of the 4th Meridian

Name Variations for Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Pleasington Zion Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church 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 Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church 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 15 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Forestburg
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Galahad
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galahad
    • Killam
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Heisler
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heisler
    • Strome
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strome
    • Sedgewick
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Alliance
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
    • Berkinshaw
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Bellshill
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Continue List   (6 more) ...
      • Ankerton
        (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ankerton
      • Lougheed
        (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
      • Daysland
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Rosalind
        (23 miles [37 km] to the northwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosalind
      • Halkirk
        (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halkirk
      • Battle Bend
        (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)

    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 20 that are within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> of the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery.<3>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery, with the nearest first.

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

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery:

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

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

    Footnotes ...

    <1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6371, Longitude: -111.9477    
    <2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <3>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.
    <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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