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Jessica (#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!

John 11:21-27

Chicago Cemeteries:

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:

Irving Park Cemetery: Contact:

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:

Mount Greenwood Cemetery: Contact: 773-233-0136

Mount Hope Cemetery: Contact: 708-371-2818

Mount Olive Cemetery: Contact:

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:

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:

Wunder's Cemetery: Approximately 15,000 burials. Contact:
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
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Thomas Clark
RE: John Koza
Thank you so much!

Added by Thomas Clark on May 19, 2017 8:25 AM
Joe Kolodziej
Use of your photo
Seeking your permission to use headstone photo for Joseph & Mary Jezl Memorial #100945311, in my family tree. Thanks for all of your dedicated efforts. JoeK
Added by Joe Kolodziej on Apr 09, 2017 1:40 PM
RE: Montrose Cemetery
Thank you for the photos!! when do you think i should repost the request and see if they have a head stone??

Added by J B on Apr 04, 2017 10:59 PM
RE: Montrose Cemetery
Sure!! you can post the picture as temporary!! ill repost the request about June to September!! and there is another one thats buried there that died this year but i got to know the burial info from the office!! but thank you very much for the extra help!!

Added by J B on Apr 02, 2017 3:46 PM
Adler Family
Yes, that would make sense, however, the previous owner of Joseph's Memorial posted a Census with burial data. Are you able to verify? Also, do you see a Memorial for their mother Sarah Adler?
Added by saint514 on Apr 01, 2017 6:59 PM
Ada Adler & Ben Lovitt
You are so quick and on top of things, linking my family members... you rock Jessica, thank you! ~Deena
Added by saint514 on Apr 01, 2017 6:49 PM
RE: Montrose Cemetery
Hi there, i was wondering if you went to Montrose Cemetery yet? i have one request for Montrose with burial info already set and all that.. the wife and husband both died in 2016 so i wasnt sure is they have a stone yet so thats why i was curious if you can help me out by checking it out and see if it is there!!! very much appreciated!!!

Added by J B on Mar 29, 2017 8:48 AM
R Lerch
RE: Takeo Itami
Thank you so much for the transfer! Bob
Added by R Lerch on Mar 27, 2017 7:08 PM
Family Branches Genealogy
Request for Memorial Transfers
Good afternoon!

You have photographed the final resting places of my 3G-grandfather, Charles BARRON and 3G-grandmother, Sophia (Crumbaugh (you have "Crumbs" as her maiden name) BARRON at Graceland Cemetery (THANK YOU!).

When you have a chance, could you please transfer their memorials to me?

The memorial numbers are 175213718 for Sophia and 175213666 for Charles.

Thanks in advance! :)

Added by Family Branches Genealogy on Mar 27, 2017 3:37 PM
Thanks for the photo and updates.
Added by Rich on Mar 24, 2017 3:39 AM
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