Rock Island County Cemeteries
The Genealogy Society lists the Rock Island Cemeteries by townships and alphabetically.
Local Cemeteries Interesting Facts
Follow the links below for added items of interest on some of the cemeteries of Rock Island County.
Some interesting facts and speculation about the Weaver Family Cemetery. The deed says, “… for a Cemetery forever.” It seems ‘progress’ redefines ‘forever’. PLUS the saga of the shooting at the Weaver House in 1876
Port Byron Twp Cemeteries – an article telling that Mrs. Mary Lyford picked the location of the Port Byron Cemetery
“Evergreen City of Silence” – an article about the Reynolds Cemetery from the 1923 Reynolds Press
A 1925(?) article from the Argus about the Rose Hill Cemetery in Zuma Twp
Cemetery Records Available on CD
Cemetery records from Rock Island County Illinois Cemeteries are available on disk.
An extract of the Official Sexton Records of the Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Illinois, is now available on CD. This CD contains information on over 27,000 burials published as two Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files. Volume 1 includes surnames starting with A – J and covers the years 1873 – 2011. Volume 2 includes Surnames K – Z and covers the years 1873 – 2013. This work includes all burials including the 100’s of burials that never had a grave marker as well as burials where the grave marker is now missing or illegible.
Seven Cemeteries included on another available disk:
Bowlesburg,Fairfield, Immanuel Lutheran, Oak Grove, Reynolds, Rose Lawn, Rock River View
Each CD is available at a cost of $10. To order and to see information on Rock Island County Cemetery CD’s click here.