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From: Kathryn Jennings <>
Subject: Calvary Cemetery
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 21:40:15 -0600
Debbie an Kathleen:
Many southsiders were buried at Calvary Cemetery, at least
in late 1800's and early 1900's. All of my family were
buried there from their residences around 35th & Halsted.
Maybe that cemetery was more accessible by the "cars" than
Mt. Olivet (another old one, on the south side) or other
cemeteries. I have other family buried at Mt. Olivet and
it was an all day trip to the funeral out there, according
to my father who attended many of them.
|Calvary Cemetery by Kathryn Jennings <>|