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Saint Mary's Pioneer Cemetery


The location of St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery


Profile for the St. Mary's Pioneer 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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery (FAG ID #2236429)

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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery

Lat:   51.0267°   (51° 1' 36")

Lon:   -114.0633°   (-114° 3' 47")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Calgary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
Eden Brook Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1035052
Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2263707
Mountain View Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2130381
Queen's Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #639344
Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2131236
St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2235517

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery.

Abbeydale   [Map]Deer Ridge   [Map]Janet   [Map]
Acadia   [Map]Deer Run   [Map]Martindale   [Map]
Albert Park   [Map]Douglas Glen   [Map]Midnapore   [Map]
Arbour Lake   [Map]Haysboro   [Map]Ramsay   [Map]
Calgary   [Map]Heritage Woods   [Map]Shepard   [Map]
Chestermere   [Map]Highwood   [Map]Sunnyside   [Map]
Conrich   [Map]Hillhurst   [Map]Valley Ridge   [Map]
Coral Springs   [Map]Huntington Hills   [Map]Varsity   [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, the CanadaGenWeb Project 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 St. Mary's Pioneer 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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery (FAG ID #2236429)     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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the St. Mary's Pioneer 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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2236429

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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in . 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 St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0267, Longitude: -114.0633     [Map].

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