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Tombstone photos of Ogle County, Illinois


Welcome to Ogle County, Illinois, Tombstone Photos.

My name is Kris Gilbert. I will be taking over the maintenance
of this site from Kathryn Arnold-Stauffer (10/2008).

Kathryn managed the site from June of 2004 when she took over
for Donna Baumann who originated it in June of 2001.

This site was created for preservation of older tombstones,
as a way to honor those who have walked this earth before us,
and to assist researchers in their genealogical quest.

This site is dedicated to the memory of
Dr. Laverne M. Stauffer
who died on February 5, 2007.
Doc took many of the photos you will find here as well
as many of the photos at Ogle County ILGenWeb


If you see any problems, have any questions about this site, or would like to volunteer to
take tombstone photos of a cemetery for this site, e-mail me: Kris Gilbert

For genealogical questions and help go to:

Look Up Volunteers Page
Cemetery Surnames and Cemetery Locations
Ogle County Transcription Project Ogle County IlGenWeb


Click on the cemetery name to see the available names, after viewing the names you can return to the master list of cemeteries by clicking on the "Parent Directory" at the top of the list.

Each file is listed last name and then first name. If the maiden name is listed on the stone it is also included after the first name.

You are free to download these files and use them if they are of use to you.

These pictures are for genealogical purposes only and not for any other purpose.

If there is a living person's name on the stone as well, we will try hard not to photograph their name.

Due to human error, we may miss a stone here and there, but we will be as complete as possible.

Unfortunately some stones may not be readable or may have already gone underground.


Townships and their cemeteries: 

Brookville Township

Brookville Township or Evangelical Cemetery - Updated 05/24/06

Chambers Grove Cemetery - Updated 4/30/2009 - by Kris Gilbert

Buffalo Township

Buffalo Grove Cemetery - Completed 4/10/02 - by Donna Baumann.

Fairmount Cemetery - Updated 4/29/09

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Completed 6/17/01 - by Donna Baumann.

Reed Cemetery - Updated 8/26/02

William Durley Monument  - Completed by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Isaac Chambers, first white settler in Ogle County - history & photos - by Lyle Schryver.

Byron Township

Byron Cemetery  - Updated 5/27/05

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Dement Township

Woodlawn or Brodies Grove Cemetery - Updated 10/04/2008

Eagle Point Township

Eagle Point Cemetery - Completed May 2005 by Kris Gilbert.

Elkhorn or Brick Church Cemetery - May 2012 by Kris Gilbert.

Nichols Family Farm Cemetery - Completed summer 2005 by Kris Gilbert.

Webster Family Farm - Completed May 2005 by Kris Gilbert.

Flagg Township

St. Patrick's Cemetery - Updated 7/20/01

St. Patrick's Cemetery - Completed May 2005 by Kris Gilbert.

Flagg Center Cemetery - Updated 7/18/04

Lawnridge Cemetery - Updated 2013

Trinity Memory Gardens - Updated 10/04/2008

Forreston Township

Prairie Dell Cemetery - Completed as of July 2009 by Ben Jacobson

Forreston Grove Cemetery

Hewitt Cemetery - Updated 4/28/09

White Oak Cemetery - Updated 6/22/04

Grand Detour Township

Grand Detour Cemetery - Updated 01/19/08

St. Peters Episcopal Church - Updated 2013

Lafayette Township

Chapel Hill Cemetery - Completed 8/15/04 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Leaf River Township

Egan Cemetery - Completed 7/23/01 - by Donna Baumann.

Lightsville Cemetery - Updated 6/22/04

North Grove Christian Cemetery - Completed 9/27/05 - by Baumann and Stauffers.

North Grove Evangelical Cemetery - Updated 10/4/2008

Lincoln Township

Haldane Cemetery - Completed 9/8/05 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

West Branch Cemetery - Completed as of July 2009 by Ben Jacobson

    There is also a complete set of photos taken by Ben Jacobson on Find A Grave - Completed 3/29/2009

West Grove Cemetery - Updated 6/17/04

Lynnville Township

Lindenwood Cemetery - Updated 10/02/08

Marion Township

Battle Ground Memorial Cemetery - Completed 8/14/04 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Stillman Valley Cemetery - Updated 11/8/2009 

Mouth of Stillman Cemetery - Completed 10/22/05 - by Kathryn Stauffer.

Maryland Township

Adeline/Adeline U.B Cemetery - Complete as of July 2009 by Ben Jacobson 

Coffman Cemetery - Completed 4/15/02 - by Donna Baumann.

North Grove Evangelical Zion Cemetery - Updated 5/27/05

Monroe Township

Bennett or Porter Cemetery - In Progress

Roseland (Dutchtown) Cemetery -  - Complete as of April 2011 by Ben Jacobson 

Kilbuck Cemetery - In Progress

Monroe Center Cemetery - In Progress

Mt. Morris Township

Oakwood Cemetery - Updated 9/3/08

Silver Creek Cemetery - Completed 9/24/04 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Plainview Cemetery - Completed 2/19/06 - by Kathryn Stauffer.

Rice Cemetery - Photos by Dave Zellers and Laverne Stauffer - (Restoration Project).

Nashua Township

Lighthouse Cemetery  - Completed by Kris Gilbert.

Daysville Cemetery - Complete as of July 2009 by Ben Jacobson and Kris Gilbert 

Oregon Township

Riverside Cemetery - Completed 8/20/04 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

County Farm Cemetery - Completed summer 2004 by Kris Gilbert.

St. Bride's Episcopal Cemetery - Completed summer 2004 by Kris Gilbert.

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Completed summer 2005 by Kris Gilbert.

Riverview Cemetery - Updated spring 2009 by Kris Gilbert.

Pine Creek Township

Pine Creek Christian or Evergreen Cemetery - Updated 6/21/01

Pine Creek Brethren Cemetery - Updated 7/12/01

Cedar Hill or Salem Cemetery - Completed 8/15/05 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Oak Ridge Cemetery - Completed 8/19/05 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Mt. Zion Cemetery - Completed 9/23/05 - by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

Coffman Farm - Completed Kris Gilbert.

Pine Rock Township

Cooley or Seaworth Cemetery - Updated August 9, 2009

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery - 

Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery - Updated August 9, 2009

Stinsonian Cemetery  - Updated 4/10/2009

Washington Grove Cemetery - Updated 5/15/09 

Rockvale Township

Bald Hill or Camling Cemetery - Completed 4/28/2006 - by Kris Gilbert

Brooklyn Cemetery - Updated 9/28/08

Ebenezer Reformed Cemetery - Updated 11/09/2008

Scott Township

Beach Cemetery - Completed 7/13/04 - by Sheryl Dowden.

Big Mound Cemetery

White Rock Township

Chaney Cemetery - Completed by Juli Chaney Jarvis

Bethel or Hayes Cemetery - Updated 11/15/09

Lucas or Hathaway Cemetery - Completed by Laverne and Kathryn Stauffer.

White Rock Cemetery - Updated 6/03/09