Where is Jesse Owens buried?

Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Jesse Owens/Place of burial

Where was Elvis buried?

August 18, 1977
Elvis Presley/Date of burial

What famous people are buried at Graceland cemetery Chicago?

Also buried here are newspapermen Joseph Medill (editor of the Chicago Tribune) and Victor Lawson (founder of the Chicago Daily News); meatpacker and industrialist Philip Armour; inventor of the reaper Cyrus McCormick; retailer Marshall Field; Chicago’s first detective and founder of the Secret Service, Allan Pinkerton …

Where is someone buried?

Go online to a burial website dedicated to locating gravestones: BillionGraves.com and FindAGrave.com are the two leading sites for this purpose. Volunteers take photos of gravestones and regularly upload them to both of these sites.

Where is the Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago?

Located at 1035 E. 67th Street, in the Greater Grand Crossing area of Chicago’s South Side. Established 166 years ago on February 12, 1853, it covers 183 acres (74 ha). Oak Woods is the final resting place of several famous Americans including Harold Washington, Ida B. Wells, Jesse Owens, and Enrico Fermi.

When was Oak Hill Cemetery in Chicago founded?

Oak Hill Cemetery was incorporated in January 1902 by a group of men of Swedish descent. They established the cemetery to serve Swedish families on the south side of Chicago. Our cemetery was dedicated on Oct. 19, 1902. The first burial took place just a few days later on Oct. 26, 1902.

Who are the famous people buried in Oak Woods Cemetery?

Oak Woods Cemetery. Established 165 years ago on February 12, 1853, it covers 183 acres (74 ha). It is the setting for a mass grave and memorial for Confederate prisoners of war. Oak Woods is also the final resting place of several famous Americans including Harold Washington, Ida B. Wells, Jesse Owens, and Enrico Fermi .

Is there a Dignity Memorial Cemetery in Chicago?

As a member of the Dignity MemorialĀ® network of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers, Oak Hill Cemetery carries on a time-honored tradition of serving the Chicago community. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about our services.