Lincoln Cemetery (Cook County)
Lincoln Cemetery is a cemetery in Worth Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1911. Although not within the municipal boundaries of the city, the cemetery maintains a Chicago address at 12300 South Kedzie Avenue, sharing its zip code with the city's Mount Greenwood neighborhood whose southern border lies a mile north of the cemetery gate. The cemetery is noteworthy for the number of famous African-American Chicagoans buried there, among them several notable blues and jazz musicians.
- Robert Sengstacke Abbott (1870–1940), newspaper publisher (Section 1)
- Albert Ammons (1907–1949), Jazz/boogie-woogie pianist (Section TLA)
- Lillian Hardin Armstrong (1898–1971), Jazz singer/pianist/second wife of Louis Armstrong (Garden of Peace Mausoleum)
- Big Bill Broonzy (1893–1958), Bluesman (Section TLA)
- Gwendolyn Brooks (1917–2000), Poet (Section TLA)
- Bessie Coleman  (1892–1926), early African-American aviator (Section 9)
- Johnny Dodds (1892–1940), Jazz clarinetist (Section 18)
- Warren "Baby" Dodds (1898–1959), Jazz drummer (Section 32)
- Charles "Pat" Dougherty (1879–1939) American baseball pitcher in the pre-Negro Leagues
- Andrew Rube Foster (1879–1930), American baseball player, manager, and executive in the Negro Leagues (Section 6)
- William "Bill" Francis (1879–1942) Third baseman and manager in the Negro Leagues.
- King Daniel Ganaway Photographer (died March 16, 1944)
- Al Hibbler (1915–2001), American baritone vocalist.
- Papa Charlie Jackson (1887–1938), American blues singer, songster and banjoist/guitarist
- Tom "College Boy" Johnson (1889–1926) American baseball pitcher in the Negro Leagues
- Frank Leland (1869–1914), American baseball player, manager, and executive in the pre-Negro Leagues
- Lillian C. Moseley (1905–2007) Bronzeville socialite, worked for notables on both sides of the law: Al Capone, Attorney Roy Washington, The Honorable Harold Washington, first African American Mayor of Chicago and the Honorable Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz
- Jimmy Reed (1925–1976), Blues musician (Section N)
- Hucke, Matt and Ursula Bielski (1999). Graveyards of Chicago: The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County County. Chicago: Lake Claremont Press. p. 169. ISBN 0964242648.
- "Lincoln Cemetery". Dignitymemorial.com. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
- Tombstone Tourist
- Life of Bessie Coleman
- Chicago Tribune
- Encyclopedia of Arkansas Music
- "1914FrankLelandDeathCertificate.pdf". Google Docs. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
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