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Our Genealogy Helper

Introduction ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Central Park (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Central Park. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

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 professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Central Park:

Cemeteries Near Central Park ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Central Park.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Central Park covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

The following cemeteries are listed based on their distance from Central Park, with the one closest to Central Park listed first.

  • Mt. Calvary RC Cemetery
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
  • Red Deer Cemetery
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Blackfalds Cemetery
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Alto Reste Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Alto Reste Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the east of Red Deer.
    • The Alto Reste Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Alto - Reste Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alto Reste Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2131209 <1>
  • Aspelund Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Aspelund Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Red Deer.
    • The Aspelund Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Aspeland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aspelund Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2500225 <1>
  • Woody Nook Christian Reformed Church Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Bentley Colony Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Bentley Colony Cemetery is located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Bentley.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bentley Colony Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Fairview Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Lacombe.
    • The Fairview Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Lacombe Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2239693 <1>
  • Lakeview Cemetery
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Bentley Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • West Meadows Cemetery
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Bentley Cemetery
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Continue List   (17 more) ...

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Central Park. See our List of 1890's Communities around Central Park.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Central Park) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.3323, Longitude: -113.8229    









 

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This page was last modified/updated: 19 Feb 2024