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Our Genealogy Helper for Hill Spring ...

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 Hill Spring (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 Hill Spring. 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 Hill Spring ...

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 Hill Spring: Hill Spg. (or less commonly used: Hill Spng. or Hill Sprng.)

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 like to start with 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 Hill Spring:

  • 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 Hill Spring ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hill Spring.

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

  • Hillspring Pioneer Cemetery
  • Hill Spring Cemetery
  • Hartley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hartley Cemetery
    • Hartley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Hill Spring.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartley Cemetery
  • St. Henry Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Henry Cemetery
    • St. Henry Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Hill Spring.
    • St. Henry Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Henry RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Henry Cemetery
  • Fishburn Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fishburn Cemetery
    • Fishburn Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hill Spring.
    • Fishburn Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Fishburn United Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishburn Cemetery
  • Caldwell - Moir Cemetery
  • Leavitt Cemetery
  • Glenwood Cemetery
  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • St. Paul's Cemetery
  • Springridge Mennonite Cemetery
  • Beazer Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beazer Cemetery
    • Beazer Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Hill Spring.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beazer Cemetery
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Cardston Cemetery
    • Brocket Colony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brocket Colony Cemetery
      • Brocket Colony Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hill Spring.
      • Brocket Colony Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Brocket Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brocket Colony Cemetery
    • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
      • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hill Spring.
      • Trinity Lutheran Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2314867<2>

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hill Spring. 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hill Spring) 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 Hill Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hill SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hill Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2833, Longitude: -113.6333    
<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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