History & Genealogy of
Proviso Township
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Villages within Proviso Township:



History .....

Maywood - a village of Cook County, and suburb of Chicago, 10 miles west of that city, on the Chicago & Northwestern and the Chicago Great Western Railways' has churches, two weekly newspapers, public schools and some manufactures. 1900 Population: 4,532 Source" "Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois", 1901



Cemeteries .....
Altenheim Old People's Home Cemetery, Concordia, Forest Home, Free Sons, Memorial Estates, Menorah Gardens, Park Home, Queen of Heaven, Waldheim Jewish, Woodlawn



Online Data .....

Census: 1860

1880 Mortality Index




Important Addresses .....

Forest Park Public Library
7555 Jackson Boulevard
Forest Park, IL 60130-1895
708-366-7171

Hillside Public Library
405 North Hillside Avenue
Hillside, IL 60169
708-449-7510

Melrose Park Public Library
801 Broadway
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Phone: (708) 343-3391

Oak Brook Public Library
600 Oak Brook Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-990-2222

Historical Society of Forest Park
7555 Jackson Blvd.
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-2751


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