Lightsville Cemetery, Leaf River Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 4, 2018 0 Comments

Lightsville Cemetery is on the southwest side ofthe village of Lightsville, north of Leaf River. It was establishedabout 1840 and is in very good condition. Click here for gravestoneinscriptions Photos by Laverne M. Stauffer Surname Index: (from mid 1980’s) ALDEN ARENS ASKEY AVEY BAKER BARBER BECK BENNETT BERG BERTOLET BETZ BLAKE BOLEN BOWERMAN BOWERS BRESSLER …

Stocking Cemetery, White Rock Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

Stocking Cemetery was located on Lindenwood Road about one mile west of the Village of Lindenwood. Many of the graves were moved to the Lindenwood Cemetery. Those that were not moved no longer exist. It was on the Stocking farm. This area is now under cultivation. Listed are a few of the known surnames. BLACKMANJulia …

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Byron Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery is on the west edge of Byron on the south side of Rt. 2. It was established in the late 1800’s and is nicely kept. Surname Index: (from mid 1980’s) ALBUS ALLEN BAIN BAKER BARBER BOEHM BOOK BURSING CAMPBELL CARNEY CARVER COLBERT CONNOR DANNEWITZ DEMING DIGGINS DIPRIMA DOLAN DUGUID DYER FANNING …

Silver Creek Cemetery, Mt. Morris Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

Silver Creek Cemetery is on West Grove Road 1/8 mile east of Mt. Morris Road. Several of the older stones are badly weathered and broken. The first burials were in the early 1840’s. There is an interesting old stone church, no longer in use, adjacent to the cemetery. Surname index: (from mid 1980’s) ALEXANDER ALTER …

St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Flagg Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Cemetery is on the south side of Rochelle on Main Street. It is a good sized, well kept cemetery established prior to 1850. Surname Index: (from mid 1980’s) ADAIR ALEXANDER ALLEN ANTHENANT ARCE ASH ASKLAND ASKVIG ASSELBORN BAIN BANKS BARK BARNHART BARRY BAUER BERSCHEID BINZ BOELKES BOOS BOURKE BOWERS BOWLEN BOYLE BRASS BRENNAN …

Riverview Cemetery, Oregon Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

Riverview Cemetery is one of the most beautifully located cemeteries in Ogle County. It is 1/4 mile north of Oregon off Rt. 2 on the west side of the road. It was established in the 1830’s. This is a large cemetery, terraced on and around a wooded hilltop, overlooking Rock River with a view of …

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Oregon Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 6, 2018 0 Comments

St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Oregon Twp., Ogle Co., IL St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery is about 1-1/2 miles west of Oregon on the Pines Road. It is situated on a small hill on the north side of the road. It was established in the late 1800’s. Click here for¬†gravestone inscriptions Surname Index: (from mid 1980’s) ADAMOWICZ …

Plainview Cemetery, Mt. Morris Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

Plainview Cemetery, Mt. Morris Twp., Ogle Co., ILPlainview CemeteryMt. Morris Township Plainview Cemetery is located at the southwest edge of Mt. Morris just off Brayton Road. The five-acre tract was donated to the city for use as a cemetery by the Rock River Seminary. The first burial took place in 1842. There are many unmarked …

Oak Ridge Cemetery, Pine Creek Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

Oak Ridge Cemetery is located just north of Grand Detour at the corner of Ridge Road and Penn Corners Road. It was recently restored. Click here for gravestone inscriptions Photos by Laverne M. Stauffer Surname Index BEAL, BYMASTER, COLES, COOPER, COX, CUMMINS, FISH, FOOT, FRENCH, GREEN, JOINER, JOSELYN, MERRITT, MUMMA, PALMER, PAUL, PERRINE, RUGGLES, SADLER, …

Prairie Dell Cemetery, Forreston Twp., Ogle Co., IL

March 5, 2018 0 Comments

Prairie Dell is a very small cemetery at the corner of Coffman and Mt. Vernon Roads. It is fairly well kept and most stones are readable. Click here for Photos of Ogle County Tombstones Photo by Laverne M. Stauffer Surname Index: (from 1980’s) ASHE BACKER BAKKER BONS BUFFINGTON COON DEVRIES DEWALL DICKMANN DOOYEN DUITSMAN FIESLEMANNFREY …