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From: cheryl kale <>
Subject: Re: [Irish in Chicago] Cemetery Record Info
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 19:35:45 -0800 (PST)


For everyone's info: This is what I wrote to Carol.
--- cheryl kale <> wrote:
> Hi Carol,
>
> I live near Mt Olivet and have been there several
> times. I have relatives there, plus I have helped
> others locate theirs. The Mt Olivet office is
> closed,
> and info is obtained at St Casimir's, right down the
> street. Staff there have told me that no further
> info
> is available except what is listed at the kiosk.
> Most
> times the burial info available did not even contain
> ages, let alone addresses or other kin. One thing
> they did do for me was to pull up the names of
> everyone in a plot; most times they are relatives.
> They also checked to see if there was a
> marker/headstone on the grave.
>
> Apparently, the staff at Mt Olivet did not keep
> records as extensive as that of some other
> cemetaries.
> Still, with the kiosk, you can at least get some
> information. I went to Evergreen to help someone and
> they couldn't find the index card that they keep
> grave
> registrations on! Luckily I had a death cert and
> obits
> with me and they eventually found the registration.
>
> I think a lot is in the luck of the draw, and it
> depends on which staff member is helping you that
> day!Also, if you can prove relationship to a person,
> they may go a little further.
>
>
> --- Carole Demers <> wrote:
> > Listers.. I am seeking your advice asthis site
> has
> > been so helpful in the past..
> > What kind of information should I expect to find
> in
> > cemetery records? Several
> > years ago I sent a query to Calvary Cemetery and
> > received a listing of those
> > buried in the same plot as my ggrandparents. It
> > included names, dates of
> > burial, some ages and also a few addresses and was
> > very helpful in my
> > discovery of ggreat aunts & uncles & cousins I
> never
> > knew existed. Has
> > anyone found cemetery records with names of
> parents
> > or spouses or place of
> > birth? I have a death certificate of a person
> who
> > may be a member of the
> > family I am researching and am thinking of
> > contacting Mt. Olivet cemetery to
> > see if they have that sort of information. Has
> > anyone researched at Mt.
> > Olivet?
> >
> > Carole
> > Researching: HENNESSY, CRONIN, DUNNE, POWERS,
> > BRENNAN
> >
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