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Our Genealogy Helper for Cremona ...

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 Cremona (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 Cremona. 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 like to start with 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 information is open to everyone.

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

  • 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.
    • Stories from Alberta

Cemeteries Near Cremona ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Cremona.

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

  • Cremona Cemetery
  • Big Prairie Cemetery
  • West Brook Cemetery
  • Carstairs Cemetery
  • Didsbury Cemetery
  • Sundre & District Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Hainstock Cemetery
    • Eagle Hill Cemetery
    • Crossfield Cemetery
    • Mitford Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mitford Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mitford Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Mitford Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Cremona.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitford Cemetery
    • St. Andrew's Cemetery
    • St. Mary's RC Cemetery
    • Olds Cemetery
    • Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
      • 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.<3>
      • The Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery is located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Carstairs.More accurately, Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Cremona.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
    • Airdrie Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Cremona ...

While our initial data about Cremona came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Cremona in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Cremona.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951)

Published by Shell Oil Company

for Cremona. See our Misc Page for Cremona for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cremona. 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 from Point A (ie- Cremona) 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 Cremona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CremonaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cremona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5451, Longitude: -114.4885    
<3>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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