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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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Douglas Dudewicz
Union Ridge Cemetery
Thank you for the Butzin photograph from Union Ridge Cemetery.
Added by Douglas Dudewicz on Jul 08, 2017 1:07 PM
Janice Moskowitz
RE: Joseph and Goldie Greenberg
Thanks very much for sharing these pictures!
Added by Janice Moskowitz on Jul 04, 2017 7:20 PM
Janice Moskowitz
RE: Joseph and Goldie Greenberg
Thank you for letting me know.
Added by Janice Moskowitz on Jul 04, 2017 4:02 PM
Shirley Hogue
Julia Van Deusen Mather # 112809406
Can't remember if I thanked you for taking and posting her photo, but since I saved the email I probably didn't.

I really do appreciate the time you take to fulfill the photo request and then posting them,

Shirley Hogue
Added by Shirley Hogue on Jul 03, 2017 5:33 PM
Roman Strek
I'm not sure if I am just not able to remember this ask or why I did, since I can not find a Roman Strek or a Maryanna in my tree. I don't even know how long ago the request was??

Added by Sally on Jun 21, 2017 3:16 PM
St. Luke Cemetery
Thank you so much for the photos!!! i really do appreciate it a lot!! i was wondering if you could help me out with the photo requests at Montrose Cemetery?? i would really appreciate it a lot!!

Added by J B on Jun 18, 2017 12:47 PM
Ann Maree
Isabella Day
Thank you for the photo, your time and effort is very much appreciated!
Added by Ann Maree on Jun 17, 2017 5:43 PM
Beverly Lanning Poole
Oak Forest Cemetery

Thank you for the information about the burials at Oak Forest Cemetery. It's so sad that there are such a number of people resting there with no markers or identification.

I appreciate your help in determining the location of Mr. Albert Hawley.

All the best,
Beverly Poole
Added by Beverly Lanning Poole on Jun 13, 2017 7:32 AM
RE: Photo Request
Ok!! i just posted the requests!! let me know when your going out there!! very much appreciated!!

Added by J B on Jun 08, 2017 11:12 PM
Photo Request
Hi there!! i have a few photo requests i want to post for St. Luke Cemetery, Montrose Cemetery, and Graceland Cemetery. i was wondering if you could help me with the photo requests!! if you can, i will post the requests for you!! many thank yous :)

Added by J B on Jun 08, 2017 2:40 PM
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