Lily of the Flower Family

I’m a bit confused about Lily and her relationship to the Flower family. Lily is buried in the center of the Flower family plot in Jewish Graceland Cemetery on Chicago’s north side. There is a record of her death on FamilySearch that seems to confirm her parents are the people named on the largest headstone in the same family plot. But…

Mystery Monday: Death Certificate 6839

Who were Anita’s parents? Calvary Cemetery in Evanston is a distance from Aurora Illinois. Why wasn’t Anita buried closer to home? And Calvary is a predominantly Irish cemetery, so what was it that drew a French family there?     Follow up: Thanks to blog follower Jim C., we know more about Mary. Here’s a possibility…

Mystery Monday: Death Certificate 6711

What was Mrs. Looby’s given name? And where is she buried? My search in the Illinois deaths database on FamilySearch wasn’t much help. And I couldn’t find her on Find A Grave. I’m not related to Mrs. Looby, but I would like to solve her mystery. Can you help reunite her with her family here or on Find A Grave?…

Mystery Monday: Death Certificate 6824

What is Jennie Olivia’s surname? I guessed. And the FamilySearch indexer guessed. But since there is no one else on FamilySearch with the same surname, I can’t help but wonder if we’re wrong. I’m not related to Jennie, but I would like to solve the mystery of her surname. Can you help reunite Jennie with her family here…