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The location of Wrentham Cemetery

A visit to the Wrentham 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 Wrentham Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wrentham Cemetery (FAG ID #2465612)

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 Wrentham Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   49.5231°   (49° 31' 23")

Lon:   -112.1575°   (-112° 9' 26")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Wrentham Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Barnwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wrentham Cemetery
Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wrentham Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2597601
New Dayton Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wrentham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2447795
Purple Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wrentham Cemetery
Stirling Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Wrentham Cemetery
Taber Memorial Garden   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Wrentham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2207513
Temple Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) of the Wrentham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2248933
Warner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Wrentham Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2339666
Westview Cemetery of Grassy Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wrentham Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 16 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wrentham Cemetery.

Barnwell   [Map]     Purple Springs   [Map]    
Chin   [Map]     Raymond   [Map]    
Coaldale   [Map]     Skiff   [Map]    
Cranford   [Map]     Stirling   [Map]    
Grassy Lake   [Map]     Taber   [Map]    
Legend   [Map]     Warner   [Map]    
Milk River   [Map]     Welling   [Map]    
New Dayton   [Map]     Wrentham   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Wrentham 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 Wrentham Cemetery (FAG ID #2465612)   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 Wrentham Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2465612

Referenced Books / Documents ...

Alberta Sources - Cemeteries and other surname sources (Feb. 2007)
      Written by: Alberta Genealogical Society and other researchers, societies and groups

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Wrentham Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.5231, Longitude: -112.1575     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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