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Ranfurly Cemetery


The location of Ranfurly Cemetery


Profile for the Ranfurly 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 Ranfurly Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Ranfurly Cemetery (FAG ID #2148392)

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 Ranfurly Cemetery...

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

Lat:   53.3969°   (53° 23' 48")

Lon:   -111.6771°   (-111° 40' 37")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-10-051-12-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 10, Township 051, Range 12, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Ranfurly Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

God's Acre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2506609
Holden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2355231
Holden Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
Lanuke Ukrainian Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
Minburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2391674
Mundare Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
Musidora Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2382352
St. Laurent RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) of the Ranfurly Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2522178
Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ranfurly Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Ranfurly Cemetery.

Beauvallon   [Map]Inland   [Map]Morecambe   [Map]
Brosseau   [Map]Innisfree   [Map]Musidora   [Map]
Bruce   [Map]Kaleland   [Map]Myrnam   [Map]
Duvernay   [Map]Lavoy   [Map]Ranfurly   [Map]
Haight   [Map]Mannville   [Map]Two Hills   [Map]
Holden   [Map]Minburn   [Map]Vegreville   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites 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 Ranfurly 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 Ranfurly Cemetery (FAG ID #2148392)     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 Ranfurly Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2148392

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 ...

The Communities of 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' 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Ranfurly Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3969, Longitude: -111.6771     [Map].

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