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Willow Grove Cemetery


The location of Willow Grove Cemetery


Profile for the Willow Grove 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 Willow Grove Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Willow Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2277134)

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 Willow Grove Cemetery...

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

Lat:   54.0935°   (54° 5' 36")

Lon:   -111.4630°   (-111° 27' 46")

Establishment of the Willow Grove Cemetery ...

The Willow Grove Cemetery was established in 1907.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Willow Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Elk Point West Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
Fork Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2274361
Rife Anglican Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
St. Laurent RC Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2522178
St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2558273
St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2531916
St. Paraskevia Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
Sideview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Willow Grove Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2260857

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Willow Grove Cemetery.

Ashmont   [Map]Horseshoe Bay   [Map]Saint Lina   [Map]
Boyne Lake   [Map]Lafond   [Map]Saint Paul   [Map]
Foisy   [Map]Mallaig   [Map]Saint Vincent   [Map]
Glendon   [Map]McRae   [Map]Spedden   [Map]
Goodfish Lake   [Map]Saddle Lake   [Map]Stry   [Map]
Goodridge   [Map]Saint Brides   [Map]Therien   [Map]
Hamlin   [Map]Saint Edouard   [Map]Vilna   [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 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 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 Willow Grove 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 Willow Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2277134)     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 Willow Grove Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2277134

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 starting in . 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 Willow Grove Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0935, Longitude: -111.4630     [Map].

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