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                                      Rest Haven Cemetery
                               O'Hare Airport Grounds, Chicago
                                    Cook County, Illinois

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Information contributed for use in Cook County ILGenWeb by
        Cindy Johnson [cindyjohnson1@ameritech.net]

Located on O'Hare Airport property.
Founded 1840
Division St., Chicago

This cemetery is tucked away from the main road down a barren dirt road past a trailer
and small parking lot for the sanitation trucks. A nice little cemetery that is very
near the runway at O'Hare Airport.

MILLER, Thelma (daughter) 1913 - 1928
MILLER, Geneva (mother) 1887 - 1972
MILLER, Harry (father) 1887 - 1958
MILLER, Ivan J. (son) 1917 - (unfinished)
SAMPSON, Ruth 1922 - 1923
SAMPSON, Gerald 1914 - 1930
SAMPSON, Estella M. (mother) 1883 - 1931
SAMPSON, Kenneth R. 1921 - 1934
Unmarked Stone or worn
LUEHRING, Emma M. May 11 - 17, 1903
  - short round stone - like a tree stump - about 8 inches tall.
Unreadable stone - looks like a book with inscriptions for 2 persons.
Unreadable stone - has a dove on the top and is rounded at the top.
    Small shaped plot about the size of a child.
BIERMAN, Louis (father) 1854 - 1937
BIERMAN, Lizetta (his wife) 1856 - 1926
UNKNOWN last name, Wilhelmina 1845 - 1900
      - last name starts with a Gurn---- or a Gimu----
      - cannot tell as the stone is very worn.
UNKNOWN, Ludwig (on the same as above) 1811 - 1865

COGSWELL, William F (father) 1815 - 1869
COGSWELL, Anna A (mother) 1826 - 1911
COGSWELL, Louis R. 1854 - 1878           (all the Cogswell and Williams names
WILLIAMS, Caroline C. 1849 - 1876         are on the same stone with smaller
WILLIAMS, Walter M. 1872 - 1875           stones as footmarkers.)
COGSWELL, William F. 1844 - 1864
COGSWELL, Ellen S. 1860 - 1868

KUHL, Elisabeth (nee SCHOPPEN) 15 Oct 1833 in Schale, Pruessen - 31 Juli 1914
KUHL, Gerard 19 Juli 1834 in Schale, Pruessen - 31 Sept. 1894 (on stone with Elisabeth)
ESCH, G. L. 2/14/1814 - 12/18/1894
UNKNOWN, Mary 1801 - 1879 - on same stone with ESCH.
  - these two are hard to read
  - a rubbing would bring the words to focus very easily.
TWACHTMAN, Fred 1858 - 1893
TWACHTMAN, Emma (his wife) 1859 - 1887
TWACHTMAN, Louise (his wife) 1860 - 1923
LANGE, Louis D. 12/2/1878 - 2/9/1967
LANGE, Edward 1864 - 1929
LANGE, Alvina 1867 - 1924
LANGE, Heinrich 16 Sept 1835 - 6 March 1912
GALLIN, Caroline Jeine born in Tonne, 14 Jan 1840 - 7 May 1883
RINDER, 1874 - 1883
   - not sure if this is the last or first name
   - there was nothing else on this stone to tell.
BRITTEN, (family plot as follows)
     Emma April 3, 1867
     Minnie 3/12/171 - 12/19/1944
     William 11/16/1858 - 6/18/1940
     mother - Anna 7/17/1826 - 2/13/1907
     father - Micheal 7/31/1820 - 9/17/1883
PFLUGER - (family plot as follows)
     Aug. John 3/20/1867 - 10/11/1868
     Henry Aug. 7/15/1864 - 10/4/1865
     Christian H. 3/19/1828 - 11/8/1909
     Sophia 2/15/1841 - 7/10/1919
SCHUETTE - (family plot as follows)
     Henry 1834 - 1921
     Maria his wife 1836 - 1874
     Emma his wife 1856 - 1879
     Louis 1863 - 1865
     Herman 1866 - 1876
     Ella 1879 - 1879
UNKNOWN, Theresia 11/3/1873 - 11/6/1873
   - not sure who she belongs to - closest to the HEINRICH graves.
HEINRICH, Anna (nee STUEVE) 11/1/1841 - 5/20/1874
HEINRICH, Maria (nee EGGESTEIN) 10/5/1850 - 11/20/1945
HEINRICH, Micheal 9/24/1832 - 2/10/1905
HEINRICH - LISTHARTKE, Alvina - 1888 - 1923
PFLUGER, Herman 1885 - 1969
BAKER, Carol 8/26/1935 - 8/30/1936 - small 10 x 15" flat stone
GATHMAN, Wayne 1953
GATHMAN, Diane 1951
PFLUGER, Grace wife 1919 - 1938
PFLUGER, Catherine mother 1879 - 1962
PFLUGER, Edward A. father 1870 - 1949
HEINRICH, Frances J. 1900 - 1979
HEINRICH, William J. 1893 - 1957
HEINRICH, John W. husband and father 1923 - 1986
STUEVE, Walter 1895 - 1975
STUEVE, William 1874 - 1960
STUEVE, Fred 1888 - 1939
STUVE, Henry 1846 - 1922
STUVE, Sophie his wife 1851 - 1942
STUVE, Anna 1810 - 1895
STUVE, Lambert 1809 - 1888
STUVE, 'children from Henry and Sophie'
  - no indication to what their names were or how many children were buried there.
STUVE, Mary 'Gest. 9 Aug. 1887 Alter 17 Yahre 7M. 11T.'
   (do not know what this means entirely)
UNREADABLE,
2 BROKEN STONES - no headstone left
OLLMANN, Caroline mother 1862 - 1933
OLLMANN, Albert father 1855 - 1917
OLLMANN, Arthur son 1886 - 1938
2 UNREADABLE STONES
ERTLE, Ann Marie 29, Juli 1854 - 11 Mai 1913
FREY, Catherine 1853 - 1939
FREY, George 1856 - 1925
ROHLFING, Minnie 1865 - 1933
ROHLFING, Louisa 1 Apr 1842 - 8 Sept 1909
GATHMANN, Ida L. daughter 1881 - 1944
GATHMANN, Mathilda 1850 - 1936
GATHMANN, Henry C. 1845 - 1923
GATHMANN, Heinrich 1819 - 1891
UNKNOWN last name, Gust is the only thing readable on this stone due to it being very worn
BROKEN stone
UNKNOWN name - all that is readable on this stone is GRANDMOTHER
   - NEXT to it is a stone that says MOTHER with the next name on this list
SPIEGLER, A M - the rest of the stone is unreadable
WILLIAMS, John 1867 - 1936
MOSS, Mary H 1902 - 1974
MOSS, Roy L. 1889 - 1943
STONE with no writing visible - all is worn off
GATHMANN, Louis G. 1856 - 1930
GATHMANN, Emma 1861 - 1953
BIESTERFELD, Herman 1869 - 1937
BIESTERFELD, Martha 1872 - 1967
BIESTERFELD, Martin 1904 - 1920
BIESTERFELD, Gottlieb father1837 - 1933
BIESTERFELD, Wilhelmina mother 1847 - 1926
BIESTERFELD, Lillie daughter 1884 - 1918
  (also has a sep. stone next to this one for her reading "Lillie 1 mos. 48. V. 21"
  (do not know what this means.)
HEINRICH, (family plot as follows)
     Esther 1902 - 1903
     John father 1863 - 1918
     Helen mother 1869 - 1945
     Alvin 1906 - 1930
     Eileen ADAMS 1941 - 1941
HEINRICH, Elanore 1926 - unfinished
HEINRICH, Norman J. 1925 - 1990
ROHLFING, Elmer E. 1912 - 1926
ROHLFING, Ernest father 1871 - 1943
ROHLFING, Johanne mother 1869 - 1959
ENICHLMAIR, Frank (MAYER) Nov 5, 1897 - Oct. 5, 1989
ENICHLMAIR, Gertrude (KALIPPKE) Dec 17, 1900 - Jan 24, 1985
OLLMAN, Fred E. father 1893 - 1972
OLLMAN,Carrie L. mother 1898 - 1995
   - below her name reads "Ollman Baby Boy Sep. 3, 1933"
FRANZEN, 1705 - 72 years old
ANDERSON, Louis 1859 - 1942
SCHMIDT, Hedwig 1869 - 1954
GRAUE, cannot read the first name 1/21/1822 - 3/4/1889
KLEINSCHMIDT, Henry L. Aug 2, 1837 - July 13, 1896
KLEINSCHMIDT, Kathrine Nov 25, 1843 - Nov 17, 1924
ELFRING, stone reads - " Walter and Ludwig,
        twin sons of William and Adelheid Elfring 1891 - 1891"
ELFRING, George uncle 1852 - 1932
ELFRING, Laura 18 Aug 1885 - 10 Apr 1898
    - large statue of a little girl but she has been vandalized and decapitated.
    - next to hers is a small stone with the name on it as follows:
ELFRING, Walter Mar 4, 1894 - Feb 14, 1900
UNREADABLE stone
ELFRING, Fred father 1858 - 1930
ELFRING, Mary mother 1861 - 1952
BIESTERFIELD, Amanda mother Apr 8, 1882 - July 1, 1934
WALL, Fred 1893 - 1910 - all by himself in one section of the cemetery - small flat stone.
SAUER, Alex L. 1892 - 1956
LUEHRING, Marie mother 1851 - 1904
SCHEINDL (??) or possibly SCHIUIDL, first name could be Wilfred
    - not sure - dates are 15 Oct 1817 - 21 (???) 1891
    - this stone was broken and lying on the ground.
    - There was quite a bit of writing on this one, but it is too worn to read.




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