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Our Genealogy Helper for Heisler ...

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 Heisler (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 Heisler. 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 websites either 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 Heisler:

  • 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 Heisler ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Heisler.

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

  • St. Martin RC Cemetery
  • St. Boniface Catholic Church Cemetery, Spring Lake
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Forestburg Public Cemetery
  • Spruce Coulee Cemetery
  • Green View Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Green View Cemetery
    • Green View Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Heisler.
    • 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<2>
  • Continue List ...
    • Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery
      • Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Heisler.
      • Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Pleasington Zion Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasington Zion Lutheran Free Church Cemetery
    • Strome Catholic Cemetery
    • Rosalind Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rosalind Cemetery
      • Rosalind Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Heisler.
      • 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<2>
    • Daysland Cemetery
    • Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery
    • Donalda Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Donalda Cemetery
      • The Donalda Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the south of Donalda.To be precise, Donalda Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Heisler.
      • Donalda Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Donalda Village Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donalda Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2454924<2>
    • Ferry Point Church Cemetery
    • Galahad Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galahad Cemetery
      • Galahad Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Heisler.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galahad Cemetery
    • Melville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Melville Cemetery
      • The Melville Cemetery is located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Kelsey.To be more precise, Melville Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Heisler.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Heisler ...

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

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

Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951)

Published by Shell Oil Company

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Heisler) 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 Heisler. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HeislerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heisler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 52.6701, Longitude: -112.2239    
<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: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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