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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 Coaldale (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 Coaldale. 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 helpful 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 Coaldale:

Cemeteries Near Coaldale ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Coaldale.

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

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

  • Royal View Memorial Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Mountain View Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • St. Patrick Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Huntsville Cemetery
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Archmount Cemetery
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Archmount Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Lethbridge.
    • The Archmount Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Archmount Memorial Garden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Archmount Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2146605 <1>
  • Stirling Memorial Cemetery
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Barnwell Cemetery
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Temple Hill Cemetery
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Albion Ridge Cemetery
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the north of Taber.
    • The Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Taber Cemetery
    • Taber Memorial Cemetery
    • Taber Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2207513 <1>
  • New Dayton Community Cemetery
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Magrath Cemetery
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest)
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...

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

The official website for Coaldale:

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:
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coaldale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coaldale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7333, Longitude: -112.6167    


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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Mar 2024