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Our Genealogy Helper for Bounty ...

So far, we have found very little information about Bounty. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Bounty to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Bounty, please Contact Us.


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 Bounty (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 Bounty. 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 Bounty ...

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.

Bounty was originally named Botany

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.

A Few Details for Bounty ...

While it's still very early in our research, we have found that:

  • Bounty was established in 1908.

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 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 Bounty:

  • 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 Saskatchewan

Cemeteries Near Bounty ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bounty.

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

  • Fertile Valley Cemetery
  • St. Ambrose Cemetery
  • Dinsmore Cemetery
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • Saskatchewan River Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Saskatchewan River Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Saskatchewan River Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Saskatchewan River Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Bounty.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saskatchewan River Cemetery
  • Zealandia Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zealandia Cemetery
    • The Zealandia Cemetery is located outside and to the south of Zealandia.Stated another way, Zealandia Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Bounty.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zealandia Cemetery
  • Continue List ...

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

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The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bounty, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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>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 from Point A (ie- Bounty) 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 Bounty. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BountyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bounty. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.5225, Longitude: -107.3616    
<4>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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