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Westlock Town Cemetery


The location of Westlock Town Cemetery

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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.

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The Location of the Westlock Town Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.1482°   (54° 8' 53")

Lon:   -113.8734°   (-113° 52' 24")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-32-059-26-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 32, Township 059, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Westlock Town Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


  Westlock Town Cemetery  


List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Westlock Town Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2326570<2>
Hazel Bluff United Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
Legal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221853
Manola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Westlock Town Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2382611
St. Wolodymyr Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Westlock Town Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Westlock Town Cemetery.

Alcomdale   [Map]Legal   [Map]Pickardville   [Map]
Anton Lake   [Map]Linaria   [Map]Rossington   [Map]
Busby   [Map]Lunnford   [Map]Tawatinaw   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Manola   [Map]Vimy   [Map]
Dapp   [Map]Mearns   [Map]Waugh   [Map]
Freedom   [Map]Nestow   [Map]Westlock   [Map]
Larkspur   [Map]Pibroch   [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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Westlock Town Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta     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 Westlock Town 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 Westlock Town 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:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from . 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 Westlock Town Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1482, Longitude: -113.8734     [Map].

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<2>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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