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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/burial-search
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-chicago-genealogical-society/
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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|Anonymous||RE: Maltz, Robinson and Rosenthal|
Jessica thanks so very much for the specific facing directions!!!As I hope to go back to the cemetery to finish my grave cleaning project when the weather gets warmer for my natural cleaning liquids to dissolve the algae and pollutants,weed wacking,and weed killing.I've cleaned 12 spots thus far 2016 and still need to get to my mother's other side of her family the goldsteins,rosenthals, her brother's wife's family,and also the Hurwitz graves of my great grandmother's brother's second wife's relations.It's both a pleasure and honor to address all these ancestors.They exist so I can be here in America too.Again thanks for participating in the task of documenting these people who risked everything to come to America!!!
I see that you have not only taken pic of my family's graves but you also identified parents names who do not live in the US. Have you been working on this genealogy. Are you related? Please email me- email@example.com
Added by Michelle on Nov 26, 2016 12:50 PM
|Russ C||Thank you for photo added for Hyman Grossman|
Thank you for addition of photo for young Mr. Grossman!
Added by Russ C on Nov 24, 2016 8:16 AM
|Anonymous||dora maltz and ida robinson|
Hi Jessica,Thanks for being so cordial.I was in the office of Waldheim this past thurs. afternoon and I was wondering in you have exact coordinates for dora/sam maltz and ida/abe because they're are part of the silverman and Weiss co owners of Waldheim.I would be so grateful if you happened to have written down a row number,grave # behind the anshe ticktin gate 58 where all the other rosenthals are(other 2 sisters,parents,grandparents,and infant Thomas and a brother inlaw.)I kind of wanted to go to the original source of discovery.I can't tell you how elated I am that you've captured another 2 siblings of the original 10 rosenthals.I have another 5 to find.It's nice because your info. I can relay to the other Rosenthal relations to the 10 siblings.I kind of like to spread the word and make others feel a little more happy or content.For example on thurs. I found out that the other side of my family had a six person crypt at Waldheim which unearthed another unknown related person.(no pun intended).Thanks again and if you have any specifics on dora and ida please email me.Ps. I don't know if I really want to assume ownership,as long as you'll allow me to add immediate family pics to the memorials.It makes searches for more relations easier within one family.
|sue sullivan||Adelbert Bidwell|
Thank you for looking and providing this info!
|Keeper||RE: transfer family|
Thanks, you are kind
Added by Keeper on Nov 16, 2016 4:36 PM
|Anonymous||ida robinson rosenthal|
Jessica I hope you're not upset,but I added grave photos for both dora maltz and ida robinson both rosenthals of their parents and two sisters.I didn't add the elder brother manny/later mendel.I wanted to keep the family together somehow and also have all my third cousins find me too.I've found manny's great grandson and also a sol Rosenthal's daughter named for her grandmother sarah recently all by connecting the family.Please don't be upset with adding more pics to your memorial,I just want everyone to find each other and share their histories for future generations to be educated.Thanks for taking pics of ida and dora.I hope to find the last of the other siblings soon.Thus far we're up to 5 of the 10 siblings all thanks to you!!! Feel free to add the numbers to the memorials of ida and dora or just leave them with the photos descriptions I left!!! Be Well!!!
|Anonymous||dora rosenthal maltz and husband|
Jessica my great grandmother Rebecca Goldstein Rosenthal came from a family of 10 siblings and dora is her sister. Also there's sister bella too that's buried at Waldheim with Rebecca.Dora's parents and grandparents are also buried at Waldheim with sisters Rebecca and bella.You also have a ida robinson she too is Rebecca,dora,and bella sisterThe eldest brother manny is buried at Hollywood memorial in los angeles and I hope to also at him to his sisters too.Well I'll write again with all the i.d. numbers and maybe the two of us can combine the family together!!! thanks Karen in kenosha
Will you please transfer the following family memebers to me? I greatly appreciate it. Thank-you Tracey
Ray E Bauder 131136535
Nan Snow Bauder 131136691
Added by Keeper on Nov 15, 2016 7:17 PM
Jessica, you added the photo for this memorial, and I am wondering if you allow usage of your photos? Thank you Barb
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