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The location of Saamis Prairie View Cemetery

A visit to the Saamis Prairie View 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 Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Saamis Prairie View Cemetery (FAG ID #2193982)

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.

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The Location of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   49.9922°   (49° 59' 31")

Lon:   -110.7426°   (-110° 44' 33")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SE-15-012-06-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southeast Quarter of Section 15, Township 012, Range 06, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Bow Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2130543
Graburn United Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2470961
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1989522
Redcliff Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2309461
St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2548158
Seven Persons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2389830

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 9 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Saamis Prairie View Cemetery.

Bow Island   [Map]     Redcliff   [Map]    
Dunmore   [Map]     Ross Glen   [Map]    
Irvine   [Map]     Seven Persons   [Map]    
Medicine Hat   [Map]     Suffield   [Map]    
Ralston   [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 first turn to 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 information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Saamis Prairie View 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 Saamis Prairie View Cemetery (FAG ID #2193982)   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 Saamis Prairie View Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2193982

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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages 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. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Saamis Prairie View Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.9922, Longitude: -110.7426     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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