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 Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA


Latitude: 39.822814239927325, Longitude: -89.65936374663897 | Click to get directions to Oak Ridge Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery

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Oak Ridge Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Illinois at 365 acres and is the second most visited cemetery in the United States. Home of President Abraham Lincoln's Tomb, this active cemetery's first burial was in 1858. The cemetery was officially dedicated on May 24, 1860 and it was reported that Abraham Lincoln and his wife were present at the dedication of the cemetery.

Oak Ridge is the burial home of many settlers of Springfield and Sangamon County and state and local officials. For many years the cemetery was segregated as to both color and religion so some areas tend to represent one race, religion or social status. There are several war memorials and a newly dedicated area for the Home of the Friendless residents who were buried there in the late 1800s.

Several cemeteries were closed and the remains moved to Oak Ridge over a span of many years. Those include: Hutchinson, Old City Graveyard, Avenue, Kelly, Lanterman, Lightfoot, Elliott, Dunn and Schamel cemeteries.

Oak Ridge consists of over 50 sections and 75,000 burials. The office is open 8 a.m. 5:00 p.m. weekdays and 8:00 a.m. noon on Saturdays (March through November). The staff is very helpful in providing burial locations and should be contacted for plot information when requesting a photo.

Other cemeteries that were moved to Oak Ridge Cemetery include Cotton Hill Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Clear Lake Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Old High School City Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Crowder Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Home of the Friendless Cemetery.
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Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Ballou Harvey R.
Ballou Harvey R.
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois 
    Harvey R. Ballou (d. 19 Jun 1924)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery
1441 Monument Avenue
Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois 62702
phone: 217-789-2340

Oak Ridge Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Illinois at 365 acres and is the second most visited cemetery in the United States. Home of President Abraham Lincoln's Tomb, this active cemetery's first burial was in 1858. The cemetery was officially dedicated on May 24, 1860 and it was reported that Abraham Lincoln and his wife were present at the dedication of the cemetery.

Oak Ridge is the burial home of many settlers of Springfield and Sangamon County and state and local officials. For many years the cemetery was segregated as to both color and religion so some areas tend to represent one race, religion or social status. There are several war memorials and a newly dedicated area for the Home of the Friendless residents who were buried there in the late 1800s.

Several cemeteries were closed and the remains moved to Oak Ridge over a span of many years. Those include: Hutchinson, Old City Graveyard, Avenue, Kelly, Lanterman, Lightfoot, Elliott, Dunn and Schamel cemeteries.

Oak Ridge consists of over 50 sections and 75,000 burials. The office is open 8 a.m. 5:00 p.m. weekdays and 8:00 a.m. noon on Saturdays (March through November). The staff is very helpful in providing burial locations and should be contacted for plot information when requesting a photo.

Other cemeteries that were moved to Oak Ridge Cemetery include Cotton Hill Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Clear Lake Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Old High School City Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Crowder Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois; Home of the Friendless Cemetery.
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    Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois
Harvey R. Ballou (d. 19 Jun 1924)
Adolph Gustav Buth (d. 14 Mar 1937)
Edward Adolph Buth (d. 28 May 1945)
Frederick C. Buth (d. 11 Feb 1935)
Grace A Moyer (d. 26 Dec 1903)
Harold Charles* Moyer (d. 19 Jan 1937)
Maimie J. (Mae) Moyer (d. 17 Jan 1906)
Mary Pefferie (d. 1945)
Rachael Anne Solomon (d. 19 Sep 1933)
Thomas Solomon (d. 16 Feb 1914)
(infant) Winter (d. 17 Sep 1885)
Walter Winter (d. 27 Oct 1944)
William E. Winter (d. 5 Jun 1911)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery
1441 Monument Avenue
Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois 
    Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois
Harvey R. Ballou (d. 19 Jun 1924)
Adolph Gustav Buth (d. 14 Mar 1937)
Edward Adolph Buth (d. 28 May 1945)
Frederick C. Buth (d. 11 Feb 1935)
Grace A Moyer (d. 26 Dec 1903)
Harold Charles* Moyer (d. 19 Jan 1937)
Maimie J. (Mae) Moyer (d. 17 Jan 1906)
Mary Pefferie (d. 1945)
Rachael Anne Solomon (d. 19 Sep 1933)
Thomas Solomon (d. 16 Feb 1914)
(infant) Winter (d. 17 Sep 1885)
Walter Winter (d. 27 Oct 1944)
William E. Winter (d. 5 Jun 1911)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery
1441 Monument Avenue
Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois 
    Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois
Harvey R. Ballou (d. 19 Jun 1924)
Adolph Gustav Buth (d. 14 Mar 1937)
Edward Adolph Buth (d. 28 May 1945)
Frederick C. Buth (d. 11 Feb 1935)
Grace A Moyer (d. 26 Dec 1903)
Harold Charles* Moyer (d. 19 Jan 1937)
Maimie J. (Mae) Moyer (d. 17 Jan 1906)
Mary Pefferie (d. 1945)
Rachael Anne Solomon (d. 19 Sep 1933)
Thomas Solomon (d. 16 Feb 1914)
(infant) Winter (d. 17 Sep 1885)
Walter Winter (d. 27 Oct 1944)
William E. Winter (d. 5 Jun 1911)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery - Ballou, Harvey R.
Oak Ridge Cemetery - Ballou, Harvey R.
 
Located    Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois
Harvey R. Ballou (d. 19 Jun 1924)
 
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Moyer, Harold Charles and Rachel Ann Solomon
Oak Ridge Cemetery, Moyer, Harold Charles and Rachel Ann Solomon
 
Located    Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois
Harold Charles* Moyer (d. 19 Jan 1937)
Rachael Anne Solomon (d. 19 Sep 1933)
 

All Burials

 #   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID 
1. Ballou, Harvey R.   d. 19 Jun 1924 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5797
2. Ballou, James Breckenridge   d. 30 Mar 1914 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I97305
3. Buth, Adolph Gustav   d. 14 Mar 1937 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43429
4. Buth, Edward Adolph   bur. 31 May 1945 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I304
5. Buth, Frederick C.   d. 11 Feb 1935 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43431
6. Jones, Catherine   d. 26 Feb 1914 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I26689
7. Moyer, Grace A   d. 26 Dec 1903 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5790
8. Moyer, Harold Charles*   d. 19 Jan 1937 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5763
9. Moyer, Maimie J. (Mae)   d. 17 Jan 1906 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5794
10. Moyer, Ruth Breckenridge   d. 6 Apr 1914 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5796
11. Pefferie, Mary   d. 1945 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43420
12. Schultz, Minna   d. Aft 1930 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43430
13. Solomon, John T.   d. 22 Nov 1916 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I26691
14. Solomon, Rachael Anne   d. 19 Sep 1933 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I1783
15. Solomon, Thomas   d. 16 Feb 1914 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I26688
16. Winter, (infant)   d. 17 Sep 1885 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43428
17. Winter, Walter   bur. 30 Oct 1994 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I5795
18. Winter, William E.   d. 5 Jun 1911 Oak Ridge Cem, Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location I43421