Ethnic Cemeteries

Numerous cemeteries in the United States were created and maintained for the purpose of providing final resting places for persons of a particular ethnic origin. The following record collection in Ancestry Library Edition includes records of burials in many of these cemeteries:

U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current

To locate cemeteries for a particular ethnic group, try the following search (case does not matter):

SEARCH—CEMETERY polish (Exact)

This search turns up listings for these cemeteries (to name but a few):

    All Saints Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Cook County, IL)
    Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Onondaga County, NY)
    Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Hillsborough, NH)
    Polish Catholic Cemetery (St. Louis County, MN)
    Sacred Heart of Jesus Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, OH)
    St. Adalbert Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Cook County, IL)
    St. Casimir’s Polish Catholic Cemetery (Monroe County, NY)
    St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Cemetery (Taylor County, WI)
    St. Michael’s Polish Catholic Cemetery (Bexar County, TX)

These searches (to name but a few additional ethnic groups) also produce numerous listings:

    SEARCH—CEMETERY bohemian (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY czech (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY french (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY german (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY irish (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY japanese (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY norwegian (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY scottish (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY swedish (Exact)
    SEARCH—CEMETERY welsh (Exact)

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