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The location of Vang Cemetery

A visit to the Vang 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 Vang Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Vang Cemetery (FAG ID #2289560)

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 Vang Cemetery ...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Vang Cemetery

Lat:   53.0850°   (53° 5' 6")

Lon:   -113.3423°   (-113° 20' 32")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Vang Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Crooked Lake Community Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Vang Cemetery
Exaltation Of The Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Vang Cemetery
Fredericksheim Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172030
Millet Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405946
Nashville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2384924
New Sweden Mission Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2377049
Peace Hills Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Vang Cemetery
Roseland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2371498
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2593118
St. Norbert's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2378287
Wetaskiwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2144913
Wetaskiwin Memorial   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2277030
Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Vang Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2584036

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Vang Cemetery.

Armena   [Map]     Kavanagh   [Map]    
Beaumont   [Map]     Leduc   [Map]    
Bittern Lake   [Map]     Looma   [Map]    
Calmar   [Map]     Millet   [Map]    
Camrose   [Map]     Navarre   [Map]    
Duhamel   [Map]     New Norway   [Map]    
Falun   [Map]     New Sarepta   [Map]    
Ferlow Junction   [Map]     Nisku   [Map]    
Gwynne   [Map]     Pipestone   [Map]    
Hay Lakes   [Map]     Rolly View   [Map]    
Hobbema   [Map]     Wetaskiwin   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 Vang 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 Vang Cemetery (FAG ID #2289560)   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 Vang Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Vang Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Vang 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 Vang Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2289560

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alberta Community

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Vang Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.0850, Longitude: -113.3423     [Map].

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