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Lot 56 - Louis Hageman - Caroline Hageman - Jane Cool - J. Caroline Cool - Lois Cool - Henry L. Cool

The following was extracted from Where The Trails Cross - Volume 26:1 Fall of 1995
By Brad L. Bettenhausen

 Lot  Original Plat Map Notations  Name and/or Marker Information  Other Comments
56  Ben. {Benjamin} Cool to
L. {Louis} Hageman

Anderson
{entered in blue ink}

{Note: photocopy of cemetery plat at Cook County contains the following names:

J. Noble
(at top of lot - crossed out)

L. Hageman

G. Anderson
(written at bottom of lot)}
 Louis Hageman

Caroline Hageman

Jane Cool

J. Caroline Cool

Lois Cool

Henry L. Cool


Mention in "Pioneers In Peaceful Rest" "The Hageman's are buried near the entrance and there is one large modern monuments as well as some older ones. Louis Hageman, father of Ward Hageman, well known Blue Islander, was buried in 1929."

Obituary on file SSGHS. Louis Hageman January 25, 1848 - February 14, 1929 Buried February 18, 1929

Mention in "Pioneers In Peaceful Rest" "On one of the older monuments the inscription shows that Caroline Hageman, wife of john Hageman died in 1867 at the age of 52." {Caroline was the mother of Louis and Charles Hageman}.

Several members of the Cool family were buried here. They later removed to Mt Greenwood Cemetery & were interred there on September 9, 1887 (section 23, Lot 328). These include:

Jane {Nobles} Cool June 29, 1829 - May 16, 1874 Age: 44y,10m,17d

J. Caroline {Carrie} Cool March 5, 1858 - March 7, 1862 Age: 4y,12d

Lois {Maxon} Cool March 14, 1792 - June 16, 1875 Age: 83y,3m,2d

Henry L. Cool   Died: April 25, 1881 Age: 3m,27d

All stones gone before May 14, 1994





The following was extracted from the Where The Trails Cross - Volume 7:1 Fall 1976
By Brad L. Bettenhausen
 
Benjamin Cool and his wife Jane, both born in New York State, came to Bremen Township in the 1840s and settled on a farm where the Midlothian Country Club now stands. In the 1850s Cool built a stone house at 148th and Cicero whose outside walls were two feet thick. this house was owned by members of the Cool family until 1918, and it remained standing until 1972, when it was destroyed by fire. This house served as the area's first courthouse. The farm stretched along Cicero from 147th Street to 159th Street.





The following was extracted from Where The Trails Cross - Volume 26:1 Fall of 1995
By Brad L. Bettenhausen
 
Blue Island Sun-Standard - February 21, 1929

Louis Hageman, 81 years old, and one of the oldest settlers in Blue Island vicinity died at his home, 149th and Crawford, Midlothian, Thursday, after a long illness. He was born in Germany, Jan. 25, 1848, and came to the United States with his parents when he was nine years old, settling near Blue Island. In 1872 he married Alberta Hulett and three children are surviving him: Mrs. William Schwartz of Chicago, and Mrs. Olive Anderson and Ward Hageman of Midlothian. The funeral was held at the home Monday with Rev. B. F. Freese officiating and interment made in the Bachelors Grove cemetery.



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