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The location of Wetaskiwin Cemetery

A visit to the Wetaskiwin 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 Wetaskiwin Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wetaskiwin Cemetery (FAG ID #2144913)

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 Wetaskiwin Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   52.9732°   (52° 58' 23")

Lon:   -113.3888°   (-113° 23' 19")

Location using the Alberta Township System:

NW-14-046-24-W4     (Quarter-Section-Township-Range-Meridian)

Or the Northwest Quarter of Section 14, Township 046, Range 24, West of the 4th Meridian

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Louis Bull Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2462590
Millet Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2405946
Peace Hills Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery
St. Norbert's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2378287
Vang Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2289560

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wetaskiwin Cemetery.

Armena   [Map]     Leduc   [Map]    
Bittern Lake   [Map]     Ma-me-o Beach   [Map]    
Camrose   [Map]     Millet   [Map]    
Duhamel   [Map]     Navarre   [Map]    
Falun   [Map]     New Norway   [Map]    
Ferintosh   [Map]     New Sarepta   [Map]    
Ferlow Junction   [Map]     Pipestone   [Map]    
Gwynne   [Map]     Ponoka   [Map]    
Hay Lakes   [Map]     Rolly View   [Map]    
Hobbema   [Map]     Silver Beach   [Map]    
Kavanagh   [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 first turn to 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 - 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 Wetaskiwin 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 Wetaskiwin Cemetery (FAG ID #2144913)   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 Wetaskiwin Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2144913

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 Wetaskiwin Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.9732, Longitude: -113.3888     [Map].

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