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The location of Tawatinaw Cemetery









A visit to the Tawatinaw Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Tawatinaw Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

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.

This page contains five sections:

The Location of the Tawatinaw Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Tawatinaw Cemetery

Lat:   54.2889°   (54° 17' 20")

Lon:   -113.4621°   (-113° 27' 43")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

SW-24-061-24-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Southwest Quarter of Section 24, Township 061, Range 24, West of the 4th Meridian

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Tawatinaw Cemetery has been estimated.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Tawatinaw Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Abee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Dapp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2382064<3>
 
Hazel Bluff United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 
Jarvie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2336585
 
Legal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221853
 
Meanook Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 
Newbrook Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392232
 
Peaceful Pines Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2277025
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2589907
 
St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 
St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 
Westlock Town Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Tawatinaw Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2353171

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Tawatinaw Cemetery.

Abee   [Map]     Opal   [Map]    
Anton Lake   [Map]     Perryvale   [Map]    
Clyde   [Map]     Pibroch   [Map]    
Coolidge   [Map]     Pickardville   [Map]    
Dapp   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Egremont   [Map]     Tawatinaw   [Map]    
Larkspur   [Map]     Thorhild   [Map]    
Meanook   [Map]     Vimy   [Map]    
Nestow   [Map]     Waugh   [Map]    
Newbrook   [Map]     Westlock   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites 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 Tawatinaw 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
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   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 Tawatinaw Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Tawatinaw 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Tawatinaw Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.2889, Longitude: -113.4621     [Map].

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<3>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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