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Our Genealogy Helper for Donalda ...

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 Donalda (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 Donalda. 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 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 Donalda:

  • 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 Donalda ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Donalda.

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

  • Donalda Cemetery
  • Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Spruce Coulee Cemetery
  • Ferry Point Church Cemetery
  • Red Willow Cemetery
  • Meeting Creek Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Littlerock Cemetery
    • Lakeview Cemetery
    • Fairview Cemetery
    • St. Martin RC Cemetery
    • Green View Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Green View Cemetery
      • Green View Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Donalda.
      • Green View Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Green View / Rosalind United Church Cemetery
      • Greenview Cemetery
      • Rosalind United Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green View Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2402527<1>
    • Rosalind Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rosalind Cemetery
      • Rosalind Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Donalda.
      • Rosalind Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Elizabeth of Prague Catholic Cemetery
      • St. Elizabeth of Prague Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosalind Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2435765<1>
    • Melville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Melville Cemetery
      • The Melville Cemetery is located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Kelsey.To be more precise, Melville Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Donalda.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville Cemetery
    • Liberal Cemetery
    • Bashaw Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bashaw Cemetery
      • Bashaw Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Donalda.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bashaw Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Donalda ...

While our initial data about Donalda came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Donalda 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 Donalda.

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

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Western Canada
(Available from Amazon.com)

Written by: Walker, Mike

Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2006

Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951)

Published by Shell Oil Company

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Donalda. 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Donalda) 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 Donalda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonaldaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donalda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.5838, Longitude: -112.5756    






















 

 

 

 

 


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