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A visit to the Saint Vincent Roman Catholic (RC) Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

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. Vincent RC Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the St. Vincent RC Cemetery

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. Vincent RC Cemetery

Lat:   50.1720°   (50° 10' 19")

Lon:   -113.6416°   (-113° 38' 29")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

' . NW-32-014-27-W4 . '     (' . Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian . ')

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 32, Township 014, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian

Name Variations for St. Vincent RC Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

St. Vincent RC Cemetery has also been known as:

  • St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery
  • St. Vincent Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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. Vincent RC Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of the St. Vincent RC Cemetery.

  • Barons
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barons
    • Barons lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barons came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barons
  • Brant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brant
    • Brant lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brant
  • Carmangay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmangay
    • Carmangay lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmangay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmangay
  • Cayley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayley
    • Cayley lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayley
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Champion
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
      • Champion lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champion
    • Claresholm
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claresholm
      • Claresholm lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claresholm came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claresholm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claresholm<3>
    • Ensign
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ensign
      • Ensign lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ensign came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ensign
    • Frankburg - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankburg
      • Frankburg was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankburg came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Furman
    • Granum
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granum
      • Granum lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granum came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granum<3>
    • Kirkcaldy
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkcaldy
      • Kirkcaldy lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkcaldy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkcaldy
    • Nanton
    • Parkland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland
      • Parkland lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Parkland Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland Beach
      • Parkland Beach lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland Beach
    • Stavely
    • Vulcan
    • Woodhouse
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodhouse
      • Woodhouse lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of St. Vincent RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodhouse came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodhouse

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

  • Alston Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alston Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alston Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Alston Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of St. Vincent RC Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alston Cemetery
  • Claresholm Cemetery
  • Five Mile Peace Lutheran Cemetery
  • Nanton Town Cemetery
  • St. Cecilia RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Cecilia RC Cemetery
    • St. Cecilia RC Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of St. Vincent RC Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Cecilia RC Cemetery
  • Stavely Cemetery

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 try 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. Vincent RC Cemetery:

  • 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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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 St. Vincent RC Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.1720, Longitude: -113.6416    
<2>If we have 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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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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