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Our Genealogy Helper for Elnora ...

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 Elnora (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 Elnora. 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 first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Elnora:

  • 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.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.
    • Stories from Alberta

Cemeteries Near Elnora ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Elnora.

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

  • Elnora Cemetery
  • Trenville Cemetery
  • St. Hilda's Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Lousana Cemetery
  • Trochu Baptist Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trochu Baptist Cemetery
    • Trochu Baptist Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Elnora.
    • Trochu Baptist Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Trochu Public Cemetery
    • Trochu Town Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trochu Baptist Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2516820<2>
  • Meehan Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Meehan Cemetery
    • The Meehan Cemetery is located outside and to the south of Trochu.Meehan Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Elnora.
    • Meehan Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Trochu Old Public Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meehan Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2514217<2>
  • Delburne Cemetery
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Lakeview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lakeview Cemetery
    • Lakeview Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Elnora.
    • Lakeview Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Fenn Cemetery
    • lake View Cemetery
    • Lakeview / Fenn Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2641255<2>
  • Wimborne Cemetery
  • Three Hills Cemetery
  • Tail Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tail Creek Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Tail Creek Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Tail Creek Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Elnora.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tail Creek Cemetery
  • Continue List   (28 more) ...

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

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

The official website for Province of Alberta:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elnora) 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 Elnora. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElnoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elnora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.9927, Longitude: -113.1996    
<2>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:
<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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