Lincoln Cemetery

Street Address: 
12300 South Kedzie Ave
Blue Island, IL

Lincoln Cemetery was established in 1911. Notable burials include Lil Hardin Armstrong, Bessie Coleman, and Andrew “Rube” Foster.

Other resources:
Find a Grave
Genealogy Trails

Alabama Study Group of the Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago, An Index to the Headstones in Lincoln Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois
Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1999
Call No. Chicago Browsing F548.9.N4 I54 1999

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




1911 - 9999

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