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Our Genealogy Helper for Crystal City ...

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 Crystal City (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 Crystal City. 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.

Newspapers Published in Crystal City ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 26 newspapers that have been published in the area around Crystal City.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Crystal City, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Crystal City.

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 Crystal City:

  • 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 Manitoba
    • Stories from North Dakota

Cemeteries Near Crystal City ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Crystal City.

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

  • Crystal City Cemetery
  • Greenway Family Cemetery
  • Clearwater Cemetery
  • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Pilot Mound Greenwood Cemetery
  • Marringhurst Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Mather Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mather Cemetery
      • Mather Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mather Cemetery
    • Woodbridge Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woodbridge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woodbridge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Woodbridge Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbridge Cemetery
    • Wood Bay Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wood Bay Cemetery
      • Wood Bay Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wood Bay Cemetery
    • Byron Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Byron Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Byron Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Byron Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron Cemetery
    • Dash Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dash Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dash Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dash Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dash Cemetery
    • Riverside Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
      • Riverside Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
    • Valley Memorial Cemetery
    • Hannah Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hannah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hannah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hannah Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crystal City.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannah Cemetery
    • Snowflake Community Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Crystal City ...

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

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

Shell Oil Road Map for Manitoba (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

for Crystal City. See our Misc Page for Crystal City for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Manitoba: https://www.gov.mb.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crystal City) 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 Crystal City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crystal CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crystal City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1333, Longitude: -98.9500    
<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>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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