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The location of Wahstao Cemetery

A visit to the Wahstao 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 Wahstao Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wahstao Cemetery (FAG ID #2591299)

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 Wahstao Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   54.0638°   (54° 3' 49")

Lon:   -112.1894°   (-112° 11' 21")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Wahstao Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Chahor Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wahstao Cemetery
Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wahstao Cemetery
Holy Trinity Russian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wahstao Cemetery
St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wahstao Cemetery
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wahstao Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558273
St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wahstao Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wahstao Cemetery.

Andrew   [Map]     Saint Michael   [Map]    
Bellis   [Map]     Smoky Lake   [Map]    
Boian   [Map]     Spedden   [Map]    
Edwand   [Map]     Stry   [Map]    
Goodfish Lake   [Map]     Vilna   [Map]    
Hairy Hill   [Map]     Warspite   [Map]    
Hamlin   [Map]     Whitford   [Map]    
Luzan   [Map]     Willingdon   [Map]    
Saddle Lake   [Map]     Wostok   [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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Wahstao 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 Wahstao Cemetery (FAG ID #2591299)   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 Wahstao Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2591299

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Wahstao Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0638, Longitude: -112.1894     [Map].

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