Codes Used in Burials Database
Codes and Abbreviations Used
|1812||War of 1812|
|GW||Persian Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm)|
|IF||War with Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom)|
|MW||War with Mexico|
|PI||Philipine Island Insurrection|
|WW I||World War 1|
|WW II||World War 2|
|A/S||Able Bodied Seaman|
|AAF||Army Air Force|
|ANG||Army National Guard|
|B.F.C.||Battle Field Commission|
|Br. Star||Bronze Star|
|Br. Star w/ V||Bronze Star for Valor|
|CIB||Combat Infantryman Badge|
|Co E||Member Co. E. 129th Inf, Illinois NG|
|CPO||Chief Petty Officer|
|DFC||Distinguished Flying Cross|
|DIA||Died in accident|
|DOW||Died of wounds|
|DSC||Distinguished Service Cross|
|FO||Flight Officer, often a glider pilot|
|KIA||Killed in action|
|KSM||Korean Service Medal|
|LRHR||Little Rock Township Honor Roll|
|NMI||No middle initial|
|NMN||No middle name|
|Ph. Is.||Philippine Islands|
|PHS Grad||List of Plano HS graduates who served in WW II|
|POW||Prisoner of War|
|RCAF||Royal Canadian Air Force|
|USCG||US Coast Guard|
|USMC||US Marine Corps|
|WIA||Wounded in action|
|WOJG||Warrant Officer Junior Grade|
Abbreviations: abt, about; ng, not given; nds, no dates; Ch rec., church record.
The expression (45-10-23) indicates the age of the deceased at the time of their death in years, months, and days.
The expression (23-07-?) indicates the number of additional days was not indicated.
Microfilmed copies of newspapers were reviewed for obituaries and death notices. A date in the obituary column indicates when it was published. If there is no suffix after the date, it was published in the Kendall County Record, at Yorkville, IL. A suffix after the date is used to identify a source other than the Kendall County Record. For example, BN is used to identify the Aurora Beacon News. KCN is used to identify the source as the Kendall County News, published at Plano, IL. SNP is used to identify the Sandwich News Press, published at Sandwich, IL. SR is used to identify the Sandwich Record, (a division of Shaw Media) published at Sandwich, IL. SSDI refers to the Social Security Death Index.
Cemetery Codes are: Abraham Lincoln National, AL; Albert Hassel, AH; Arlington National, AN; Aurora, AR; Aurora Catholic, AC; Aux Sable Grove, AS; Aux Sable, Grundy Co., AU; Batavia BA; Big Rock, BR; Bohemian National, Chicago, IL, BN; Bohemian, Gardner, IL, BC; Braceville-Gardner, BG; Bristol Burying Grounds, BB; Calvary Aurora, CV; Channahon, CA; Chicago, CH; Cowdrey, CO; Cross Lutheran, CL; Culver (also known as Bernard Cemetery), CU; De Kalb DK; Doud, DO; Dresden, DR; Dresden Cholera, DC; East Batavia, EB; Elerding, ED, Elgin EL; Elmhurst, Joliet, EH; Elmwood, Yorkville, EW; Evergreen, Morris, IL, EG; Fairview, De Kalb, IL, FV; Fowler Grove, FG; Fox River, FR; Fox Township, FT; Freedom Lutheran, South Wilmington, FL; French Catholic, Aurora, IL, FC; Gardner Prairie, GP; Geneva, IL, GE; Graceland, Chicago, GL; Greenfield Farm, GF; Griswold, GR; Helmar Lutheran, HL; Hinckley HI; Hoge, HO; Howland Family, HF; Hubbell, HU; Immanuel Lutheran, IL; Jericho, JE; Johnson Grove, De Kalb Co., JG; Joliet, JO; Joliet Catholic, JC; Keck Memorial, KM; Leland LL; Lett, LE; Lincoln Memorial, LM; Lisbon, LI; Little Rock Township, LR; Loughead, LH, Lyon Farm, LF; Manlius, ME; Marywood, Aurora, MW; Mazon, MZ; Michael Olson, MO; Millington-Newark, MN; Mount Caramel, Morris, MK; Mount Hope, Seneca, MH; Mount Olivet, Aurora, OL; Mount Olivet, Joliet, OJ; Munger Family Cemetery, Lisbon Twp, MU; Nelson, NE; Northville (Baker), NV; Norway, NO: Oak Grove, OG; Oak Mound, Somonauk, OM; Oak Ridge, Sandwich, OR; Oak Wood Joliet, OW; Oaklawn, Dwight, OD; Oakwood, Wilmington, OK; Oakwood Memorial Ottawa, OA; Old Norway, ON; Olive Hill, Chicago, OH; Osmundson, OU; Oswego Prairie, OP; Oswego Township, OS; Ottawa, OT; Pavilion, PA; Pearce, PE; Pine Mound; PM; Plainfield, PF; Plattville, PV; Plattville Lutheran, PL; Pratt's Oaklawn, PO; Risen Lord, Oswego Twp, RL; Riverside, Montgomery, RS; Riverview, Marseilles, RM; Rose Hill, Chicago, RH; Sacred Bluff (Darnell), SB; Sacred Heart, SC; Saint John's Catholic, Somonauk, SJ; Saint John's Lutheran, Somonauk, IL, SO; Saint Mary's. Aurora, AA; Saint Mary's, Minooka, IL, MA; Saint Mary's, Plainfield, SF; Saint Patrick's, Bristol Twp, SP; Saint Patrick's, Joliet, PJ; Saint Paul's, Aurora, PS; Saint Paul's Queen of Angels, rural Sandwich Twp, QA; Sample, Morris, EM; Sandy Bluff, HA; Saratoga Township, ST; Seaman, SS; Section, SN; Seneca, SA; Seward Mound, SM; Sheridan, SR; Shont, SH; Somonauk, SK; South Big Rock, WE; Spradling, SD; Spring Lake, SL; Stavanger Lutheran, SE; Sugar Grove, SG; U. P. Sandwich, UP; Ward, Grundy Co., WC; West Aurora, WA; West Batavia, WB; West Lisbon Lutheran, WL; Wheatland U. P., WT; Whitehead, WH; Willard Grove, Channahon, WG; Woodlawn Memorial, Joliet, WD; and Wormley, WO.
An asterisk after the cemetery code indicates compilers believe the person indicated was buried in this cemetery but do not have absolute proof to support their belief.