The Path to Bachelors Grove

According to Brad Bettenhausen's  1996 Cemetery  reading published in Where the Trails Cross the notations on the original plot map notes that the lot was transferred from Ben. Cool to L (Louis) Hageman.  Below this is the name Anderson in blue ink.  Bettenhausen also states that the following names appear on lot #56 on the Cook County copy of the original plot map as well:  J. Noble (crossed out) ,

Ben. Cool (crossed out)

L. Hageman,

G. Anderson (written at the bottom of the lot)


 We have located Four new burials in this lot in the past year {2016-17}.

Alberta Hageman (nee) Hulett [wife of Louis Hageman] ,

David Ward Hageman, Louis and Albertas son,

Olivia C. Anderson (nee) Hageman [daughter of Louis and Alberta],

Rudolph Knute Anderson [Olivias husband]



Lot #56

Originally this lot belonged to Benjamin Cool. Four members of the Cool family were buried in this lot between 1862 and1881.  On September 9, 1887 all members of the Cool family were removed from Bachelors Grove Cemetery and re- interred at Mt. Greenwood. 


Hageman /Cool