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Saint Michael Roman Catholic (RC) Cemetery


The location of St. Michael RC Cemetery


Profile for the St. Michael RC Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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. Michael RC Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Michael RC Cemetery

Lat:   52.6530°   (52° 39' 10")

Lon:   -113.1243°   (-113° 7' 27")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the St. Michael RC Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Bashaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
Calumet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
Dorenlee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2370453<2>
Earlville Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
Fridhem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2145013
St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Michael RC Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2367158

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 St. Michael RC Cemetery.

Alix   [Map]Ferlow Junction   [Map]Nevis   [Map]
Bashaw   [Map]Gwynne   [Map]New Norway   [Map]
Clive   [Map]Hobbema   [Map]Ponoka   [Map]
Donalda   [Map]Meeting Creek   [Map]Rochon Sands   [Map]
Duhamel   [Map]Mirror   [Map]Tees   [Map]
Edberg   [Map]Morningside   [Map]White Sands   [Map]
Ferintosh   [Map]Navarre   [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 start with 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 - 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 St. Michael RC 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:     Home Page     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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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. Michael RC Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6530, Longitude: -113.1243     [Map].

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<2>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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