Rosehill Cemetery

Street Address: 
5800 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL

Status: Open
Date Established: 1859

Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum was established in 1859 by Major John H. Kinzie and William B. Ogden. Burials include hundreds of Union Civil War soldiers and also some of Chicago's most famous politicians and mercantile pioneers.

Other resources:
Find a Grave
Chicago Cemetery Photos

Hucke, Matt, and Ursula Bielski. Graveyards of Chicago: The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County Cemeteries
Chicago, Ill.: Lake Claremont Press, 2013 (2nd ed.)
Call No. Chicago Browsing F547.C7 H84 2013

Rosehill Cemetery Company. Description and dedication of the Rosehill cemetery : and also, the charter, by laws, rules and regulations of the company ...
Chicago : The company, 1883?
Call No. W 19 .75

"Rosehill Cemetery dedicated, 1859." Chicago Genealogist.
Chicago IL: Spring 2005. Vol. 37- Iss. 3-
Call No. Local History Ref F 548.1 .C45 (2nd floor open shelves)

Rosehill Cemetery, section D,E, persons of Scottish origin, Chicago" Chicago Genealogist.
Chicago IL: Spring 2004. Vol. 36- Iss. 3-
Call No. Local History Ref F 548.1 .C45 (2nd floor open shelves)

Simon, Andreas. Chicago, the Garden City: Its Magnificent Parks, Boulevards and Cemeteries: Together with Other Descriptive Views and Sketches
Chicago, Ill.: Franz Gindele Printing Co., 1893
Call No. W19.70
Digital copy available from the Open Content Alliance/Internet Archive.




1859 - 9999

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