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Our Genealogy Helper for Lake Louise ...

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 Lake Louise (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 Lake Louise. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Lake Louise ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Lake Louise.

  • Typical abbreviation for Lake Louise: Lk. Louise

Cemeteries Near Lake Louise ...

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

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

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

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Within 32 miles [51.5 km]<1>  
  SE Old Banff Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ESE Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 34 miles [54.7 km]  
  WSW Mountain View Cemetery, Golden   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Golden Community Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 43 miles [69.2 km]  
  ESE Canmore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 50 miles [80.5 km]  
  S Edgewater Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Lake Louise:

These websites are specific to Alberta:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alberta:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Alberta
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Alberta
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Alberta
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Alberta

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.

Disaster Stories from Alberta
 
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      British Columbia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lake Louise: www.discoverlakelouise.com/

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- Lake Louise) 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 Lake Louise. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Louise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Louise. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4333, Longitude: -116.1833     [Map].

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<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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