Cemeteries

 

The following cemeteries are identified within townships that are included

 in our boundaries of the school district with extensions into nearby

 cemeteries where families may have lived near.

As an ongoing project, we are adding information and headstone photos to the

Find-A-Grave website.  For your convenience we will be adding a search box

 for each cemetery so our information may be easily viewed.

 

 

Shabbona Township, DeKalb Co., IL

 

 

 

Rose Hill Cemetery

Originally known as Ray’s Cemetery.  It is located on Cemetery Rd., west of Shabbona Rd.,

north of the town of Shabbona.

 

 

 

Old English Cemetery

Also known as West Shabbona Cemetery.  It is located on Highway 30, west of Shabbona. In 1851,

an English settlement was established and many are interred in this cemetery.

 

 

 

Shabbona Grove Cemetery

Also known as the Smith Cemetery.  It is located on Shabbona Grove Rd., west of Shabbona Rd.

 Originally this cemetery was established on the farm of David Smith.

 

 

 

Shabbona Grave Yard

This cemetery is no longer visible but was located near Johnson Rd and University Rd.

 

 

 

Calvary Cemetery

Also known as St. James Catholic and Lee Catholic Cemetery.  St. James Church is in the Village of Lee

 and historically had a cemetery on the Church property but in 1890

 opened this cemetery south of town, on County Line Rd.

 

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Paw Paw Township, DeKalb Co., IL

 

 

 

South Paw Paw  Cemetery

It is located on South Paw Paw Rd, west of East Paw Paw Rd.

 

 

 

Harris Cemetery

This cemetery is inactive, located on East Paw Paw Rd between South Paw Paw Rd

 and Whitman Rd.  This appears to have been a family cemetery

with Benoni and Thankful Harris buried there.  No headstones remain.

 

 

 

Brownell Cemetery

Inactive and no tombstones standing.  Located on Sleepy Hollow Road, one mile north

 of Chicago Road and probably was a burial ground for David Brownell and his family.

 

 

 

East Paw Paw Cemetery

Located on the south side of Chicago Rd, about between County Line Rd.

and Bend Rd.  Many headstones from early settler’s in this area.

 

 

 

Ross Grove Cemetery

This cemetery located on Sleepy Hollow Rd, north of Chicago Rd.   In the mid-eighties,

an early settlement containing a church, school and post office, was established.

 

 

 

 

Hyde/Stevens Cemetery

Also known as the Old Stevens Cemetery.  It is located on Hyde Rd. about

 1/2 mile north of Svendson Rd. and was a family burial ground.

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Clinton Township, DeKalb County, IL

 

Johnson Grove Cemetery

The cemetery is located on the north side of Shabbona Grove Road between Leland and Kane Rd.

 

 

 

Alto Township, Lee Co., IL

 

Union Lutheran Cemetery

Also known as the Norwegian Cemetery North and Calvary Cemetery.  Located on the

 north side of Perry Rd and County Line Rd.  The Calvary

 Lutheran Church is on the east side of the County Line Rd.

 

 

Steward Cemetery

Located in the western section of the town of Steward.

 

 

 
Willow Creek Township, Lee Co., IL

 

First Lutheran Cemetery

Also known as the Norwegian Cemetery, located on Lee Rd. west

 of the Village of Lee.  Originally the First Lutheran Church

 was built in this location but in 1929, they moved into the Village of Lee.

 

 

 

German Cemetery

Also known as St. Mary’s Twin Grove Catholic Cemetery.  Now surrounded

 by private property, this once was the site of the first Catholic church and cemetery of the area.

Located on east side of German Rd, north of US Highway 30.  This cemetery was restored in 2006.

 

 

 

Twin Grove Cemetery

Located on the north side US Highway 30, east of Steward Rd. in Lee County.

 

 

 

Wyoming Township, Lee Co., IL

 

South Paw Paw  Cemetery

It is located on South Paw Paw Rd, west of East Paw Paw Rd.

 

 

Ellsworth Cemetery

 This is located on the south side of Paw Paw Rd., just west of Howlett Rd and Paw Paw Rd. intersection.

 

 

 

Wyoming Cemetery

Located  south of Paw Paw on Paw Paw Rd.

 

 

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