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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 Eastview Acres (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 Eastview Acres. 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 Eastview Acres ...

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: East View Acres.

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 Eastview Acres:

Cemeteries Near Eastview Acres ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Eastview Acres.

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

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

  • Archmount Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • 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>
  • Royal View Memorial Cemetery
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • St. Patrick Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Orton Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Mountain View Cemetery
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Albion Ridge Cemetery
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Huntsville Cemetery
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Union Cemetery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Union Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northeast of Fort MacLeod.
    • The Union Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Ft. MacLeod
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #1968318 <1>
  • Holy Cross Cemetery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Holy Cross Cemetery is located outside and to the northeast of Fort MacLeod.
    • The Holy Cross Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Ft. MacLeod Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2427812 <1>
  • Bowville Cemetery
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
  • Granum Cemetery
    (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
    • To give a relative sense of its location, the Granum Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of Granum.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Granum Cemetery
    • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2225492 <1>
  • Five Mile Peace Lutheran Cemetery
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Temple Hill Cemetery
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Magrath Cemetery
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
    • Alston Cemetery
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Alston Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • To give a relative sense of its location, the Alston Cemetery is located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Carmangay.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alston Cemetery

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eastview Acres. 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- Eastview Acres) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastview Acres. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7915, Longitude: -113.0177    
<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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This page was last modified/updated: 19 Feb 2024