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Our Genealogy Helper for New Brigden ...

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 New Brigden (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 New Brigden. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 New Brigden:

  • 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
    • Stories from Saskatchewan

Cemeteries Near New Brigden ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of New Brigden.

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

  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • The Mt. Pleasant Cemetery is located outside and to the southeast of Loverna (SK).
    • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of New Brigden.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Altario Cemetery
    • Altario Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of New Brigden.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Altario Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altario Cemetery
  • Oyen Cemetery
  • Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • St. Donatus South Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the St. Donatus South Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • St. Donatus South Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of New Brigden.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Donatus South Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Donatus South Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2593406<2>
  • Cottrell Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Fusilier Cemetery
      • Fusilier Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of New Brigden.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fusilier Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fusilier Cemetery
    • Lakeroad Cemetery
      • Lakeroad Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of New Brigden.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lakeroad Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeroad Cemetery
    • St. Andrew RC Cemetery
    • Alsask Cemetery

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alberta

About Alberta

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Brigden. 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 drawn from Point A (ie- New Brigden) 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 New Brigden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Brigden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Brigden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.7107, Longitude: -110.3558    
<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.
<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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