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The location of Red Willow Cemetery









A visit to the Red Willow 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 Red Willow Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Red Willow Cemetery (FAG ID #2291670)

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 Red Willow Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.4416°   (52° 26' 29")

Lon:   -112.5727°   (-112° 34' 21")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NE-18-040-18-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northeast Quarter of Section 18, Township 040, Range 18, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Red Willow Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2410015
 
Donalda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454924
 
Erskine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2279695
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 
Lake View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2135287
 
Liberal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2432001
 
Omega Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2388936
 
Spruce Coulee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Red Willow Cemetery
 
Woodland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Red Willow Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Red Willow Cemetery.

Ankerton   [Map]     Meeting Creek   [Map]    
Bashaw   [Map]     Mirror   [Map]    
Botha   [Map]     Nevis   [Map]    
Donalda   [Map]     Oberlin   [Map]    
Erskine   [Map]     Red Willow   [Map]    
Fenn   [Map]     Rochon Sands   [Map]    
Forestburg   [Map]     Sabine   [Map]    
Gadsby   [Map]     Stettler   [Map]    
Halkirk   [Map]     White Sands   [Map]    
Heisler   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Red Willow 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Red Willow Cemetery (FAG ID #2291670)
 
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 Red Willow Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2291670

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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.

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<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 Red Willow Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4416, Longitude: -112.5727     [Map].

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