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Our Genealogy Helper for Grassy Lake ...

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 Grassy Lake (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 Grassy Lake. 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 Grassy Lake ...

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.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Grassy Lake: Grassy Lk.

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 first visit 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 Grassy Lake:

  • 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 Grassy Lake ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Grassy Lake.

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

  • Grassy Lake Praire View Cemetery
  • Assumption Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Assumption Cemetery
    • The Assumption Cemetery is located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Grassy Lake.To be precise, Assumption Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Grassy Lake.
    • Assumption Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Assumption Catholic Cemetery
    • Assumption RC Cemetery
    • Grassy Lake Catholic Cemetery
    • Grassy Lake Praire View Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Assumption Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2214187<1>
  • Burdett Community Cemetery
  • Purple Springs Cemetery
  • Westview Cemetery of Grassy Lake
  • Bow Island Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery
      • The Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the north of Taber.More accurately, Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of Grassy Lake.
      • Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Taber Cemetery
      • Taber Memorial Cemetery
      • Taber Memorial Gardens
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2207513<1>
    • St. Joseph's Cemetery
    • Fertile Plains Cemetery
    • Barnwell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Barnwell Cemetery
      • Barnwell Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Grassy Lake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnwell Cemetery
    • Foremost Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Foremost Cemetery
      • Foremost Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Grassy Lake.
      • Foremost Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Foremost Catholic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foremost Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2209384<1>
    • St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the east of Grassy Lake.
      • St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Anthony RC Cemetery
      • St. Anthony's Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Anthony RC Church Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2548158<1>
    • Rolling Hills Cemetery
    • Wrentham Cemetery
    • Retlaw Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Retlaw Cemetery
      • Retlaw Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Grassy Lake.
      • Retlaw Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Retlaw Municipal Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Retlaw Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2447796<1>

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grassy Lake. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grassy Lake) 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 Grassy Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grassy LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grassy Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.8262, Longitude: -111.6997    






















 

 

 

 

 


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