Our Genealogy Helper for Crossfield ...
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 Crossfield (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 Crossfield. 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.
A Few Details for Crossfield ...
While it's still very early in our research, we have found that:
- The community of Crossfield was founded in 1892.
- It was incorporated as a town in 1980.
Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Crossfield:
- Websites specific to Alberta
- Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
- Stories from Alberta
Cemeteries Near Crossfield ...
Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Crossfield.
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 Crossfield covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.
- Crossfield Cemetery
- Carstairs Cemetery
- Airdrie 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.Stated another way, Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Crossfield.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
- Didsbury Cemetery
- Cremona Cemetery
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cremona Cemetery
- Cremona Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Crossfield.
- Cremona Cemetery has also been known as:
- Cemona Cemetery
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Cremona Cemetery
- Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2513584<1>
- Continue List ...
- West Brook Cemetery
- Acme Cemetery
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Acme Cemetery
- The Acme Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of Acme.To be precise, Acme Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the east of Crossfield.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Acme Cemetery
- Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2295690<1>
- St. Andrew's Cemetery
- St. Mary's RC Cemetery
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Mary's RC Cemetery
- The St. Mary's RC Cemetery is located in Cochrane.Stated another way, St. Mary's RC Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Crossfield.
- St. Mary's RC Cemetery has also been known as:
- St. Mary's RC Cemetery
- Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Mary's RC Cemetery
- Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1980174<1>
- Queen's Park Cemetery
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Queen's Park Cemetery
- The Queen's Park Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located in Calgary.More precisely, Queen's Park Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Crossfield.
- Queen's Park Cemetery has also been known as:
- Calgary Cemetery
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen's Park Cemetery
- Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #639344<1>
- Big Prairie Cemetery
- Olds Cemetery
- Hainstock Cemetery
- St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
- St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Crossfield.
- St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery has also been known as:
- St. Barnabas Anglican Church Yard Cemetery
- St. Barnabas Anglican Churchyard Cemetery
- Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
- Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2235517<1>
We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Crossfield. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crossfield.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Crossfield ...
While our initial data about Crossfield came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Crossfield 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 Crossfield.
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 Crossfield. See our Misc Page for Crossfield for more information.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Search for a Alberta Community
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Crossfield: www.crossfieldalberta.com/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<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- Crossfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crossfield. 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 CrossfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crossfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4333, Longitude: -114.0333 |
|<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.|