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A visit to the Zion United Cemetery ...



Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Zion United Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Zion United Cemetery (FG ID #2409606)

Note: We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Zion United Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Zion United Cemetery

Lat:   51.3873°   (51° 23' 14")

Lon:   -113.4554°   (-113° 27' 19")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Zion United Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Alberta:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Zion United Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Zion United Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Zion United Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Beiseker
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beiseker came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beiseker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beiseker <4>
    • Bircham
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bircham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bircham
    • Irricana
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irricana came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irricana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irricana <4>
    • Acme
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
    • Swalwell
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swalwell
    • Keoma
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keoma
    • Carbon
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carbon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbon
    • Linden
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linden came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Kathyrn
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kathyrn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kathyrn
    • Nightingale
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nightingale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nightingale
    • Rockyford
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockyford came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockyford
    • Sunnyslope
      (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Continue List   (9 more) ...
      • Twining
        (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
        • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Twining. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twining
      • Dalroy
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalroy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalroy
      • Lyalta
        (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
      • Redland
        (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redland
      • Delacour
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delacour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delacour
      • Hesketh
        (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesketh came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesketh
      • Rosebud
        (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebud came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebud
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosebud <4>
      • Strathmore
        (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
      • Three Hills
        (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Hills came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Hills
        • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Hills <4>

    For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 16 that are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> of the Zion United Cemetery.<6>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Zion United Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Beisker Level Land Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery
      (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Acme Cemetery
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Acme Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of Acme.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Acme Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2295690 <1>
    • Swalwell Cemetery
      (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Mt. Davis Cemetery
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
    • Rosebud Cemetery
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Crossfield Cemetery
      (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
    • Three Hills Cemetery
      (23 miles [37 km] to the north)
    • Airdrie Cemetery
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
    • Strathmore Cemetery
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the south)
    • Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Carstairs.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
    • Sarcee Butte Cemetery
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Standard Cemetery
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Continue List   (4 more) ...
      • Rocky View Garden of Peace Cemetery
        (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest)
      • Carstairs Cemetery
        (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Mountain View Memorial Gardens
        (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Meehan Cemetery
        (30 miles [48.3 km] to the north)
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Meehan Cemetery is located outside and to the south of Trochu.
        • The Meehan Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Trochu Old Public Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Meehan Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2514217 <1>

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

    Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

    Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we continue to add detail as we find it.

    We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Zion United Cemetery:

    The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

    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: findagrave.com.
    <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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Zion United Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.3873, Longitude: -113.4554    
    <3>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
    <6>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.









 

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