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Our Genealogy Helper for Taber ...

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 Taber (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 Taber. 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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Taber:

  • 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 Taber ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Taber.

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

  • 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.
    • 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>
  • Barnwell Cemetery
  • Purple Springs Cemetery
  • Retlaw Cemetery
  • Wrentham Cemetery
  • Westview Cemetery of Grassy Lake
  • Continue List ...
    • 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 more precise, Assumption Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km] to the east of Taber.
      • 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>
    • Huntsville Cemetery
    • Stirling Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stirling Memorial Cemetery
      • Stirling Memorial Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Taber.
      • Stirling Memorial Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Stirling Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stirling Memorial Cemetery
    • Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the south of Taber.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluegrass Hutterite Colony Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2597601<1>
    • New Dayton Community Cemetery
    • Burdett Community Cemetery
    • Enchant Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Enchant Cemetery
      • Enchant Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Taber.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enchant Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Taber ...

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

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

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Western Canada
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2006
(Available from Amazon.com)

Shell Oil Map of Alberta (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

Shell Oil Road Map for Southern Alberta (1951)
Published by Shell Oil Company

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Taber: www.taber.ca/

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 '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- Taber) 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 Taber. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TaberOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7923, Longitude: -112.1446    
<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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