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Our Genealogical Helper for Chipman ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Chipman (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Chipman. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Cemeteries Near Chipman ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chipman.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

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 Chipman covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]<1>  
  NW St. John The Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church   [Map]     
  WNW Lamont Town Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      Within 14 miles [22.5 km]  
  SE Mundare Public Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 15 miles [24.1 km]  
  NE St. John Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Church Of The Archangel St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Holy Cross Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 17 miles [27.4 km]  
  NW St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 21 miles [33.8 km]  
  S Tofield Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 22 miles [35.4 km]  
  WSW Agricola / St. Paul's Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 23 miles [37 km]  
  W Ft. Saskatchewan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  


       

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 or Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 are relevant to Chipman:

These websites are specific to Alberta:

CanadaGenWeb     Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alberta
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Alberta
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Alberta
Internment.net:     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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Chipman. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chipman) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chipman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chipman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chipman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.7000, Longitude: -112.6333     [Map].

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<2>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.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chipman.