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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Finding Aid for Chicago Catholic Cemeteries
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2007 16:14:12 -0500
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Thank you Bonnie. What a great bit of information!

Nan

On Aug 11, 2007, at 12:27 PM, Bonnie Brown wrote:

> I learned something today that I'll share with everyone.
>
>
>
> We're probably all aware of the kiosks at Chicago Archdiocese
> Cemeteries
> where
>
> you can find grave locations within the cemetery (not online, kiosk
> at the
> Cemetery office).
>
>
>
> Unfortunately, it's most convenient for me to visit on Sunday,
> when the
>
> office isn't open, and there's generally no access to the kiosks.
>
>
>
> I learned today of "master kiosks" where info from ALL of the
> Archdiocese
> cemeteries is available.
>
>
>
> Queen of Heaven's (in Hillside) master kiosk is in the mausoleum,
> inside
> the front door,
>
> to the left of the chapel. (hmmm, bet that kiosk is available on
> Sunday when
> the office is closed, too!)
>
>
>
> All Saints (in DesPlaines) also has a master kiosk (sorry, didn't
> ask the
> location, probably the mausoleum, too).
>
>
>
> You search on surname, the results summary lists all people of that
> surname,
> date buried and
>
> age at burial. Click on the individual name, and it gives you the
> cemetery
> and location.
>
>
>
> This info has given me some clues for some ancestors who
> disappeared after
> the 1880 census.
>
> it sure helped narrow down possible death dates for these elusive
> folks!
>
>
>
> I hope I'm not the last genealogist in town to learn this secret.
> Good
> luck!
>
>
>
> Bonnie
>
>
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