Calvary Cemetery

301 Chicago Ave
Evanston, Illinois

Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
Alice Rosenberger [[email protected]], Oct. 1999

Lot 13 Block 7 Section Q
05/07/1887 Ellen Rosenberger
09/14/1894 Emil Rosenberger-small casket
03/16/1910 George Rosenberger d 1886 age 74-buried at Graceland-moved to Calvary
03/16/1910 Christine Rosenberger d Oct 1908-buried Techney IL-moved to Calvary
01/13/1913 Mary A. Nolan
01/17/1917 Bernard Nolan
07/03/1943 Emil Rosenberger

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Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
Paul R. Rostowsky <[email protected]>, Sept 1999

Judith A. Rostowsky (Schliesmann)

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Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
Joan M Ross <[email protected]>, Aug 1998

Plot purchased by William J. BIGLEY July 15, 1889
Lot #65 Block 16 section O

Date of
Interment Name of Deceased (Relationship to Wm)
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11/7/1933 William Bigley Son
12/16/1937 Anna Bigley Daughter
5/27/1942 Elizabeth Bigley Daughter 1
2/17/1942 Edward B. Seidensticker Son In Law
02/14/1957 Rose Seidensticker Daughter
7/14/1960 Wm E. Seidensticker Unknown
8/31/1908 Mary C. Bigley Unknown
6/08/1905 William J. Bigley plot owner
3/5/1896 Joseph Ross Unknown
2/22/1988 Michael Granger Unknown
7/15/1889 2 Children of W. J Bigley & others
11/8/1982 Ruth Burkhart Unknown

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Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
Sue Anger <[email protected]>, July 1998

Thomas NORTON 2 April 1870
(purchaser of plot) Bridget Norton removed from old cemetery 1870
Thomas Naughton interred 8/20/1874
Infant of Thomas Regan int. 2/5/1881
Mary Naughton int. 12/30/1882
Infant of James Norton int. 6/20/1883
Denis Norton int. 8/28/1883 add. 125 Elk Grove av
widow Bridget RoachRose Stevens (6) int. 7/12/1894
James Stephens int 6/6/1899
James Norton int. 6/13/1892
Helen (Nellie) Norton, nee Lake int 9/10/1936
Thomas Norton int 8/17/1936
Mary Norton int 6/24/1935
Thomas Norton Sr. int 1/23/1933, 547 W 37th
widow NelliePatrick McMahon int 4/8/1917

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Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
Janice Koch ([email protected])

Calvary Cemetery owner: Charles Kelly date of purchase: Sept. 28, 1872
17 block: 11 section O file# 2201
Reimann, Charles 6/21/1939
Reimann, Gregory 8/29/1941
Reimann, Marie 11/10/1989
Reimann, Mary 10/29/1952 wife of Charles Donlin
Edward 11/7/1991 Donlin
Peter 9/2/1991 Donlan
Catherine 10/16/1884 Donlin
Patrick 9/28/1872

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Information contribued by Laurie McNamara Hahn ([email protected])

Calvary Cemetary, Evanston Illinois
Research done May 1 and 13, 1995

Apr 3 1875* McNamara, John 25 848 S. Clark Ireland
Jan 23, 1875 Consumption From Vault
Apr 3 1875* Callinan, Bridget 1-1-0 Wentworth Ave & 48th Town of Lake
Mar 21 1875 Convulsions/Influenza From Vault
Jan 1 1876 McNamara, Denis 87 848 S. Clark Ireland Jan

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Contributor: Paul R. Rostowsky [[email protected]] Sept 1999

Judith A. Rostowsky (Schliesmann)

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Contributor: Joan M Ross [email protected] Aug 1998 & Jul 2003

Plot purchased by William J. BIGLEY July 15, 1889
Lot #65 Block 16 section O

Date of
Interment Name of Deceased (Relationship to Wm)
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11/7/1933 William Bigley Son
12/16/1937 Anna Bigley Daughter
5/27/1942 Elizabeth Bigley Daughter 1
2/17/1942 Edward B. Seidensticker Son In Law
02/14/1957 Rose Seidensticker Daughter
7/14/1960 Wm E. Seidensticker Grandson
8/31/1908 Mary C. Bigley Daughter
6/08/1905 William J. Bigley plot owner
3/5/1896 Joseph Ross Stepson
2/22/1988 Michael Granger Unknown
7/15/1889 2 Children of W. J Bigley & others
11/8/1982 Ruth Burkhart Unknown

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Contributor: Sue Anger [[email protected]] July 1998

Thomas NORTON 2 April 1870
(purchaser of plot) Bridget Norton removed from old cemetery 1870
Thomas Naughton interred 8/20/1874
Infant of Thomas Regan int. 2/5/1881
Mary Naughton int. 12/30/1882
Infant of James Norton int. 6/20/1883
Denis Norton int. 8/28/1883 add. 125 Elk Grove av
widow Bridget RoachRose Stevens (6) int. 7/12/1894
James Stephens int 6/6/1899
James Norton int. 6/13/1892
Helen (Nellie) Norton, nee Lake int 9/10/1936
Thomas Norton int 8/17/1936
Mary Norton int 6/24/1935
Thomas Norton Sr. int 1/23/1933, 547 W 37th
widow Nellie Patrick McMahon int 4/8/1917

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Contributor: Janice Koch ([email protected]) Apr 2002

Calvary Cemetery owner: Charles Kelly date of purchase: Sept. 28, 1872
17 block: 11 section O file# 2201
Reimann, Charles 6/21/1939
Reimann, Gregory 8/29/1941
Reimann, Marie 11/10/1989
Reimann, Mary 10/29/1952 wife of Charles Donlin
Edward 11/7/1991 Donlin
Peter 9/2/1991 Donlan
Catherine 10/16/1884 Donlin
Patrick 9/28/1872

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Contributor: Laurie McNamara Hahn ([email protected])

Calvary Cemetery, Evanston Illinois
Research done May 1 and 13, 1995

Apr 3 1875* McNamara, John 25 848 S. Clark Ireland
Jan 23, 1875 Consumption From Vault
Apr 3 1875* Callinan, Bridget 1-1-0 Wentworth Ave & 48th Town of Lake
Mar 21 1875 Convulsions/Influenza From Vault
Jan 1 1876 McNamara, Denis 87 848 S. Clark Ireland Jan

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Contributor: Beth Rasmussen [email protected] February 22, 2003

O’CONNOR, AUSTIN (husband) b. July 1830 in Co. Clare, Ire. d. April 14,1875.:
Interred at Calvary Cemetery first-Apr.15,1875, re-interred Jan 14,1881.
Body moved to new grave on orders of Susan O’Connor. age about 45 at death.
O’CONNOR, SUSAN O’CONNELL (wife) b . about 1828, Ireland, d. Nov 24,1896.
age 66 at death.
MULHOLLAND, MARY JANE O’CONNOR (wife) b Dec 20,1856 in Abington, Ma.
d. Mar 11,1927 age at death 70yrs 7 mo. 21 days.
MULHOLLAND, OWAN (husband) b Apr 1855, N.Y. d Sept 20,1900 age at death abt 65
O’CONNOR, JOSEPH J. ( husband )b July 16,1871 in Chicago, d Nov 17,1943
age at death 72 yrs 4 mo 4 days
O’CONNOR, MARY TRAINOR, (wife)b July 27,1875 in Chicago, d. Aug 30,1948
age at death 73 yrs 1 mo. 3 days.

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Contributor: Kathleen Berner Groll [email protected] August 2003

Calvary Cemetery
Evanston, IL
Purchased May 30, 1866 Owner G. Bernero
Bernero Vault

Lot 2 Block 2 Section L
10/22/1866 Catherine Bernero (6)
2/25/1868 Augustine Bernero (0-1-0)
3/28/1869 Child of Louis Bernero
5/12/1869 Waldo G.A. Gonilla (0-0-15)
4/8/1870 Vincent Bernara (0-1-18)
11/28/1871 Frank Bernero (0-0-14)
1/11/1872 Dominick Brogolan
1/18/1872 Teresa Batta
8/14/1872 John Longinatti (1)
9/30/1872 David Arado (0-10-0)
11/14/1872 Catherine Arado
5/30/1873 Louisa Bernero (0-5-0)
1/19/1877 Louisa T. Bernero (9-4-0)
10/8/1879 Louisa Arado
8/18/1883 Giovanni A. Bernero (0-2-4)
12/1/1884 Bartholomew L. Bernero (0-9-0)
5/2/1886 Emeline Biggio (0-6-0)
11/21/1890 John Bernero
12/9/1890 Baby Bernero
3/18/1891 Baby Bernero
7/12/1894 John Bernero (1)
3/7/1897 Salvatore Matracia (3 mos)
12/4/1898 Ida Bernero
2/3/1901 John Bernero
9/6/1910 Carmeli Bernero (Removed to Queen of Heaven Cemetery 4/9/1963)
10/18/1916 Louisa Arado
2/21/1918 Bartholomew Bernero
5/31/1919 Catherine Arado (Removed to Queen of Heaven Cemetery 4/9/1963)
5/10/1921 Francis Arado
11/15/1920 John Gazzola
7/26/1928 John Bernero
11/7/1929 Louisa Shields
7/12/1935 Frank Bernero
4/3/1936 Samuel Shields
5/13/1936 Catherine Bernero

Calvary Cemetery
Lot Owner Cella Bros. Date of Purchase 3/16/1893

Lot 15 Block 43 Section S

4/20/1909 Marie Bernero (60)
12/20/1911 Mary Cella (31-9-19)
7/10/1912 Frances L. Cella (7 mos)
12/31/1917 Baby Cella (still)
5/4/1918 Frank Cella (61-10-0)
12/15/1918 Dominick Badaracco (32)
8/8/1924 Irene Cella (13-11-10)
3/28/1927 Antonio Bernero (82-9-11)

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Contributor: Carole Demers ([email protected]) Dec 2004

Purchased by Catherine Hennessey, 3 September 1889, Lot N24, Block 35, Section U

Date of Interment Name of Deceased
6/9/1914 Nicholas Powers (47)–Brother of Thomas Powers
4/29/1937 Mary Dunne (77) nee Fox (daughter of Mary Hennessy & Robert Fox)
12/10/1937 Mary Elizabeth Brennan (66) (daughter of Timothy Hennessy & Grace Cronin)
11/13/1952 Joseph M. Nykiel (74)
11/24/1891 Michael Hennessy (16) (son of Timothy Hennessy & Grace Cronin)
3/2/1894 Nicholas J. Powers (9 mos.)
10/15/1896 Thomas Powers (32)..died of typhoid fever. First husband of Mary Fox Dunne
3/13/1897 Catherine Powers (1)
11/17/1900 Catherine Hennessey (76)
9/04/1904 Margaret Costello (6 months)
9/03/1889 Hannah Puma (48) nee Hennessy (sister of Catherine Hennessey)

Purchased by William J. Donohue, 22 Aug 1882, Lot 33, Block 8, Section K

6/19/1888 Timothy Hennessey (76) – b. Lisvernane, Glen of Aherlow, Tipperary
7/30/1914 Jerome V. Grimes
1/20/1924 Irene Murphy
8/14/1925 Edward Gannon
7/15/1926 Anna Donohue
2/25/1937 George Donohue
5/23/1939 Mary Donohue
5/2/1952 Wm. J. Donohue
5/2/94 Nellie Dolan nee Donohue
8/14/92 Mary Donohue (5)
12/17/01 William Donohue
2/27/03 Anna E. O’Connor
9/16/89 Richard Van Lent


No Record of Owner, Grave 55, Block 18, Section V

12/30/1884 Grace Hennessy (54) Wife of Timothy Hennessy (native of Ballylanders, Limerick)
5/27/1872 Bridget Hennessy (1-0-2)

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Contributor: Anne Sellers [email protected] Jun 2005

Owner Ellen Donovan
Date of Purchase Dec 30, 1897
Sec X Blk A Lot 2
James Donovan (21 days) April 15, 1913
Grandson Bridgit Donovan (56) Oct 20, 1914
Sister Ellen Donovan (70)
Sept 8, 1924 Owner Dennis Donovan (64)
Mar 2, 1938 Son Charles Donovan (45) Dec 30, 1897
Husband Ellen Donovan (10 days) Aug 13, 1902
Mary Donovan (8 days) Aug 11, 1902
Mary Donovan (2) Jan 15, 1907
Daniel Mellon (36) July 31, 1999

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Contributor: Anne Sellers [email protected] comcast.net Jun 2005

Owner James Byrne
Date of purchase June 6, 1866
Sec A Blk 6 Lot 43
James Byrne (54) June 6, 1866 Owner
Mary Byrne (78) Dec 29, 1892 Wife
Owen Byrne July 18, 1941 Son
Rose Byrne Nov 16, 1929 daughter in law
Mary Duffin Dec 31, 1925 grand daughter
Thomas Duffin April 21, 1942 grand son in law
Loretta Duffin Stephens Sept 14, 1938 great granddaughter
Irene Griffin Jan 15, 1966 grand daughter
James Griffin May 31, 1963 grandson in law
Elizabeth Byrne 1953 granddaughter
Thomas Byrne (Burns) 1884 son
Nellie Byrne 1885 granddaughter
Edward J. Byrne (20) Dec 31, 1906 grandson
Loretta Byrne (4) Jan 19, 1893 granddaughter
Thomas Byrne (7 mo) Apr 11, 1888 grandson
Charles Aloysius Donovan, Jr (6) Nov 21, 1915 great grandson
Anna Donovan (s.b.) June 25, 1920 great granddaughter