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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 De Winton (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 De Winton. 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.

Name Variations for De Winton ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

Another variation: DeWinton.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 De Winton:

Cemeteries Near De Winton ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of De Winton.

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

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

  • Okotoks Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Davisburg Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Calgary.
    • The Chevra Kadisha Cemetery has also been known as:
    • 37th Street Cemetery
    • Jewish Cemetery
    • Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chevra Kadisha Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2263707 <1>
  • Jewish Memorial Chapel Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Mt. View Mennonite Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Union Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Burnsland Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • St. Marys Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • St. Mary's Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Calgary.
    • The St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Roman Catholic (RC) Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Mary's Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2236429 <1>
  • Chinese Cemetery
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Jewish Cemetery
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Jewish Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Calgary.
      • The Jewish Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Calgary Jewish Cemetery
      • Erlton Jewish Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jewish Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2172228 <1>
    • Mountain View Memorial Gardens
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • St. Barnabas Anglican Church Cemetery
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)

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

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

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:


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