Cemetery Locations & Photographs

CEMETERIES OF WHITESIDE COUNTY, ILLINOIS by Arlene Onken, originally published in the Whiteside Genealogist.
Cemetery information for Fulton Township Cemetery and Fulton Catholic Calvary Cemetery  was added to this list per request. The information on the above cemeteries was not included in the original data.    
Cemetery Location
Baker Cemetery Ustick Twp., Sec. 18, on bluff above Blind Charlie’s Corners, Junction of Smaltz & Union Grove Roads.
Calvary Cemetery Sterling Twp., 800 block Freeport blacktop in Sterling. The following man did have the records. Silvin Kaiser, 2102 East Le Fevre, Sterling, IL 61081 (815) 626-1692.
Catholic Cemetery Fulton Twp., East side of 4th street at northern limits of city. A township cemetery association includes both cemeteries. The sexton is Jake Green. The record keeper is: Mrs. Robert (Linda) North, 111 North 6th, Fulton, IL 61252, (815) 589-3153
Center Clyde⁄Milne Cemetery Clyde Twp., Section 20, Beach Road
Colcord⁄Brown Cemetery Genesee Twp., Section 20, Manton Road.
Como Cemetery Hopkins Twp., Section 26, Route 30, in back of Ruffit Park Campground. This cemetery is not mowed but burned each spring as part of the natural prairie program.
Cottonwood⁄Franklin Methodist Ustick Twp., Section 32, 1⁄4 mile north of Route 30 on Millard Road
East Genesee Cemetery Genesee Township, Section 35, intersection of Luther and Quinn Roads.
East Jordan Cemetery Jordan Township, Section 12, Pilgrim Road or Freeport blacktop
Erie Cemetery Erie Twp., west edge of town on Erie to Albany blacktop. Records at Odell in Morrison.Erie Cemetery History Project, off site link.
Fenton Cemetery Fenton Twp., Section 17, near intersection of Black and Wilmot Roads
Fulton Township Cemetery 701 Fowler Rd, Fulton, IL 61252
Fulton Catholic Calvary Cemetery The Roman Catholic Cemetery of Fulton located on the East side of Fourth Street at the Northern borders of Fulton. Fourth Street follows the Mississippi River at that point. The cemetery is on the West slope and locatde at top of the hill that borders the river.
Garden Plain Cemetery Garden Plain Twp., Section 14, Garden Plain Road.
Genesee Grove Central Genesee Twp., Section 7, Pilgrim Road
Golder Cemetery Montmorency Twp., Section 9, 2 m south of intersection of Route 40 and Interstate 88
Grove Hill Cemetery Mt. Pleasant Twp., 700 block North Madison, Cherry & Genesee Streets, Morrison. The City Clerk has the records, (815) 772-7657, as does Odell Public Library. Plat maps are available of the sections
Hazel Green Cemetery Genesee Twp., Section 4, Genesee Road
Heaton Cemetery Mt. Pleasant Twp., Section 4, Ward Road.
Hickory Grove Cemetery Genesee Twp., Section 32, intersection of Fulfs and Manton Roads.
Hollinshead Cemetery Ustick Twp., Section 8, on bluff above Spring Valley Rd. Art Balk lives there now.
Hume Cemetery aka Wetzel, Hume Twp., Section 26 Star Road
IOOF Cemetery Coloma Twp., 606 Emmons Avenue, Rock Falls, IL 61071, (815) 626-3073
Kingsbury Cemetery Newton Twp., Section 15, NE corner of intersection of Elston and Gaulrapp Roads
Leon Methodist Cemetery Prophetstown Twp., Section 34, Lomax Road. The 1979 Platbook shows 2 cemeteries in this section. I have no information for the second.
Lyndon Cemetery Lyndon Twp., Sec. 28, Routes 2 & 78 Also called Moline Rd, records at Odell Library in Morrison
Malvern Cemetery Clyde Twp., Section 25, Round Grove Road.
Maple Ridge Cemetery Jordan Twp., Sec. 20, Route 40 formerly Illinois 88, also called Hickory Hills & Pennington Rd
Mennonite Ustick Twp., Section 25, Route 78 north of Morrison
Minson Cemetery aka Washington Street Prophetstown Twp., Section 18, Washington Road
Nevitt Cemetery, Albany Twp., Section 36, on hill near Erie to Albany blacktop, no access
North Clyde Cemetery Clyde Twp., Section 7, Coyell Road.
Oak Knoll Cemetery Jordan Twp., Section 33, Sterling’s newest cemetery, Route 40, formerly Illinois 88, (815) 625-3827.
Oakridge Lusk Albany Twp., Maple Street, Albany, records Village Office, Albany, 61230 (309) 887-4064.
Our Savior Lutheran Church Hopkins Twp., 21496 Hazel Rd, Sterling, IL 61081, (815) 772-4345. Copies of church records to 1955 are available at Odell Public Library in Morrison, IL.
Penrose Friends⁄Quaker Cemetery Jordan Twp., Section 22 Freeport blacktop
Peugh Cemetery Genesee Twp., Sec 21, Capp Rd.
Protestant Cemetery Fulton Twp., bounded by 2nd & 6th Ayes; 6th & 9th Streets
Riverside Cemetery Sterling Twp., 1908 East 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 (815) 625-0708
.Riverside Cemeter Prophetstown Twp., East 2nd St., Prophetstown, records Wes McMillen, 109 High Street, Prophetstown, IL 61277 (815) 537-2139.
Round Grove Cemetery Mt. Pleasant Twp., Sec. 23, Route 30 Potter’s field from the County Farm is in this cemetery.
Sandytown Cemetery Portland Twp., Section 14, Spring Hill Road.
Science Ridge Sterling Twp., Section 10, 1702 E 37th St (Science Ridge Rd) Sterling, 61081, ph. 625-0538
Sharon Cemetery Portland Twp., Section 29, Spring Hill Road.
Smack Cemetery aka Zion Methodist, Newton Twp., middle of a field in Sec. 23, Erie to Albany blacktop, no access
Spring Valley Methodist Cemetery Ustick Twp., Section 9, behind what was the general store which was a Methodist church at one time, intersection of Hillside and Spring Valley Roads.
Spring Valley Presbyterian Cemetery, Ustick Twp., Section 11, Creamery Rd
St. Mary’s Cemetery Tampico Twp., Benton St, Tampico
Tampico Memorial Cemetery Tampico IL, Route 172, on the north side of town.Tampico Historical Society Website. contains a table of contents for this cemetery.    

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