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A visit to the Poplar Valley Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Poplar Valley Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Poplar Valley Cemetery (FG ID #2199960)

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 Poplar Valley Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Poplar Valley Cemetery

Lat:   52.9708°   (52° 58' 14")

Lon:   -114.5209°   (-114° 31' 15")

Establishment of the Poplar Valley Cemetery ...

The Poplar Valley Cemetery was established in 1932.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Poplar Valley 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 Poplar Valley 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 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Poplar Valley Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Poplar Valley Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Winfield
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Antross
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antross
    • Hoadley
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoadley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoadley
    • Breton
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breton <4>
    • Fern Creek
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Buck Lake
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buck Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buck Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buck Lake <4>
    • Alsike
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alsike came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alsike
    • Poplar Bay
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Warburg
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warburg
    • Lavesta
      (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lavesta. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavesta
    • Bluffton
      (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluffton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluffton
    • Mission Beach
      (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mission Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Beach
    • Continue List   (14 more) ...
      • Buck Creek
        (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
      • Alder Flats
        (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
      • Lakedell
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakedell
      • Grandview
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
      • Itaska Beach
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Itaska Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itaska Beach
      • Sundance Beach
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundance Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundance Beach
      • Lindale
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindale
      • Crystal Springs
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Norris Beach
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
      • Golden Days
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden Days came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden Days
      • Carnwood
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carnwood came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnwood
      • Westerose
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
      • Argentia Beach
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argentia Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argentia Beach
      • Sunnybrook
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook

    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 18 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Poplar Valley Cemetery.<6>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Poplar Valley 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 Poplar Valley Cemetery:

    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.
    <2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Poplar Valley Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9708, Longitude: -114.5209    
    <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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>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.
    <6>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.









 

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