Author:Alabama Study Group of the Afro-American Genealogy and Historical Society of Chicago

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An Index of Headstones in Lincoln Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois

By: Alabama Study Group of the Afro-American Genealogy and Historical Society of Chicago

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1999

Seller ID: A1375

ISBN: 0788413759

Condition: 577 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1999, 5.5x8.5, paper, 577 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Alabama Study Group, spent three years compiling this valuable cemetery index. Lincoln Cemetery is thought to be the largest African American cemetery in the Chicago area. It was originally opened about 1911 by the Chicago Cemetery Association. This indexing project incorporates the identifying information of the grave markers only in the original section of "Historic" Lincoln Cemetery. In addition to headstone markings, Study Group members were permitted to include in the index, the locations of known ancestors whose graves are not marked by headstones. Grave markers located in th... View more info