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A visit to the Saint John United Church 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 St. John United Church Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The St. John United Church Cemetery (FG ID #2504205)

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 St. John United Church Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. John United Church Cemetery

Lat:   54.2716°   (54° 16' 17")

Lon:   -110.7796°   (-110° 46' 46")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-13-061-06-W4    (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 061, Range 06, West of the 4th Meridian

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites 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 St. John United 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 St. John United 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 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the St. John United Church Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from St. John United Church Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Bonnyville
      (Less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Pelican Narrows
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Narrows came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Narrows
    • Bonnyville Beach
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Hoselaw
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoselaw came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoselaw
    • Fort Kent
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Gurneyville
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurneyville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurneyville
    • Franchere
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franchere came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franchere
    • La Corey
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Corey came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Corey
    • Ardmore
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Iron River
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron River
    • Glendon
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendon <3>
    • Beaverdam
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverdam came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdam
    • Continue List   (7 more) ...
      • Therien
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Therien
      • Saint Vincent
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Vincent came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Vincent
      • Medley
        (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northeast)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medley
      • Beaver Crossing
        (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Crossing came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Crossing
      • Mallaig
        (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallaig
      • Saint Edouard
        (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Edouard came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Edouard
      • Goodridge
        (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodridge

    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 14 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the St. John United Church Cemetery.<5>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from St. John United 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 St. John United Church Cemetery:

    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #2504205
    • 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>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 'point-to-point' 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 St. John United Church Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2716, Longitude: -110.7796    
    <3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <4>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.
    <5>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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