The Location of the Vig Cemetery...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Vig Cemetery
Lat: 52.4437° (52° 26' 37")
Lon: -114.1851° (-114° 11' 6")
Location using the Alberta Township System:
Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 040, Range 02, West of the 5th Meridian
Establishment of the Vig Cemetery ...
The Vig Cemetery was established in 1905.
List of the closest cemeteries ...
We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Vig Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.
All of the following cemeteries are located in .
For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 15 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Vig Cemetery.
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, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Vig Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Alberta:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Vig Cemetery ...
While our initial data for the Vig Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Vig 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 Vig Cemetery.
Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry: FAG ID #2418719
Referenced Books / Documents ...
|Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)|
| Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups|
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Province of Alberta: www.alberta.ca/
|<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: findagrave.com.|
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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 Vig Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.4437, Longitude: -114.1851 [Map].
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