|Jessica Goforth (#46514540)|
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|I am a photo volunteer for Chicago. I love genealogy and enjoy helping others find photos of the resting places of their ancestors.|
Almost all of the cemeteries in the city of Chicago are very large, with thousands of burials...please include a section/plot number with your photo request. Thank you!
Acacia Park Cemetery: Contact: 773-625-7800
All Saints Polish National Catholic Cemetery: Contact: 773-380-7131
Beth-El and Ridge Lawn Cemeteries: Contact: 847-673-1584
Bohemian National Cemetery: Over 120,000 burials. Contact: 773-539-8442. If you are looking for a burial location, you will need to mail a request to the cemetery office at 5255 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago, IL 60630.
Graceland Cemetery: Over 100,000 burials. Contact: http://www.gracelandcemetery.org/pages/genealogy.html
Irving Park Cemetery: Contact: http://www.dignitymemorial.com/irving-park-cemetery/en-us/index.page
Jewish Graceland Cemetery: Approximately 3,000 burials. I have photographed all legible headstones in this cemetery, as of summer 2014.
Montrose Cemetery: Over 80,000 burials. Contact: http://www.montrosecemetery.com/Contact_Us.html
Mount Greenwood Cemetery: Contact: 773-233-0136
Mount Hope Cemetery: Contact: 708-371-2818
Mount Olive Cemetery: Contact: http://www.dignitymemorial.com/mount-olive-cemetery/en-us/index.page
Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery: Over 140,000 burials. Please contact Saint Casimir Cemetery regarding burial records:
Oak Woods Cemetery: The cemetery office will not do multiple burial location searches, and only releases burial information to family members. There may be a fee. Contact: 773-288-3800
Read Dunning Memorial Park: Approximately 38,000 burials, no headstones. This location served as Chicago's Potter's Field from the 1850s to the 1920s. Re-discovered in the late 1980s, it is now a small memorial park.
Rosehill Cemetery: Over 200,000 burials. Unfortunately, the cemetery management does not allow photographs. I can't fulfill photo requests for this cemetery.
Saint Boniface Catholic Cemetery: Over 90,000 burials. Please contact Calvary Cemetery regarding burial records:
Saint Casimir Catholic Cemetery: Contact: http://www.catholiccemeterieschicago.org/genealogicalsearch.php
Saint Henry Catholic Cemetery: Please contact Calvary Cemetery regarding burial records:
Saint Luke Cemetery: Over 25,000 burials. Contact 773-588-0049
Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery: Contact: 773-276-5080
Union Ridge Cemetery: Approximately 8,000 burials. A book by the Chicago Genealogical Society lists all known burials (as of 1994) and their locations in the cemetery: http://www.chicagogenealogy.org/publications.html
Wunder's Cemetery: Approximately 15,000 burials. Contact: http://wunders.net/genealogy.html
I have photographed all legible headstones in this cemetery as of summer 2014.
Zion Gardens Cemetery: Formerly Rosemont Park/Mount Mayriv, this cemetery is under new management. To find the grave of a family member, please go to http://www.ziongardenscemetery.com/locate_family.php
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|wrightklw||RE: Mary Lusch Long|
You're quite welcome!
|Sharon Hutchins||RE: Wohlrab/Kenneth/Teichtler|
Thank you for doing this for me. It looks like a beautiful cemetery. I hope some day we can put headstones on every one.
Take care, Sharon Wohlrab Hutchins
|Rob Podlasek||Susan Biegler grave|
I will happily fulfill your photo request for Susan Biegler in Oakland Cemetery in St. Paul if you will contact the cemetery office and get a grave location and confirm that there is a stone. Their number is (651) 224-2366.
Correction, section 2.
|Frank Krempel||RE: Henry Becker|
Thank you so much. I have had very good service from the folks at Wunders but this was kind of a dead end. I was planning on taking a trip there and looking myself. Knowing it is in section 1 will help a great deal. Henry was my second great grand father.
|Sharon Hutchins||Katherina Riba|
Thank you for trying to get a headstone picture of Katherina Ryba for me. I have got a plot map of Lot 10 Block 2 Section G, where every one should be buried, from the cemetery. If you can get back to me on my email address, I can attach it for you.
Thank you again firstname.lastname@example.org
|Stephanie Boswell||Ernest Willoughby|
I visited Portland cemetery today and concentrated in the area that had mainly infants buried. I did not see your stone for Ernest Willoughby. I will continue searching the cemetery as the weather and my work schedule permits.
|Robert Miller||William (CALVIN) Culpepper His Memorial|
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|Andrea Steffan||Thank you|
I can not thank you enough for the work that you do to assist people in locating their family members. This evening I found the graves of my great grand parents. Thanks to the photos you painstakingly took and and cataloged and posted I was able to see a picture of my paternal grandfather's father as there is one on his headstone. No other photos of him survived. I sent the link to my dad so he can see the grandfather he never met.
Thank you doesn't really express the depth of the gratitude I feel, and yet, thank you!
With love and gratitude,
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