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From: "Marilyn Shanahan" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Oak Forest Infirmary & St. Gabriel Cemetery
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 14:08:52 -0500
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Can you confirm for me, "where is potters field" Is it now called St.
Gabriel cemetery or Mt. Olivet cemetery? How can I access the records of an
uncle who is buried in "potters field"? Thank you very much.

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From: "Judith Mason" <>
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Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 7:36 PM
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Oak Forest Infirmary & St. Gabriel Cemetery

> Hello List,
> Back in May there was conversation pertaining to the Oak Forest Infirmary
> Cemetery (Cook County Potter's Field) and the adjacent St. Gabriel
> Cemetery which was the potter's field for Catholics who died at Oak Forest
> Infirmary. I've searched the archives but don't see that anyone
> determined where the burial records for St. Gabriel Cemetery are
> located.....Mt. Olivet and St. Casimir's were suggested. Does anyone out
> there know for sure?
> If interested in the history of St. Gabriel's Cemetery, there is an
> article in the May 31, 1991 Chicago Tribune.
> Judie Mason
> Chicago
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