Cut-off Date: October 1972
Number of Burials: 50,535
If you're seeking information on someone buried in Evergreen Cemetery after October 1972, contact the cemetery's office at
1005 S. Hancock Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
In January 2001, the cemetery said it had more than 80,000 burials.The office has most records computerized. It also has old index books and plot cards that may provide more information.
The cemetery entrance is on the east side of Hancock Avenue, just south of Fountain Boulevard, in Colorado Springs. According to GPS-derived geolocation (accurate to within 10 meters), the cemetery's coordinates are latitude 38°49'04.4"N and longitude 104°47'51.7"W.
The book Evergreen Cemetery Records, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, 1856 to October 1972 was copyrighted by Athlyn Luzier and published by the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society in 1993. Upon her death, Luzier's estate assigned the copyright to PPGS. Following is information from this book, which is in alphabetical (not plot) order.
List of Abbreviations
Evergreen Cemetery map (scanned large for legibility)
Evergreen Cemetery map (scanned small to provide a layout overview)
Evergreen Cemetery data (alphabetical order) Note: this is a large file and will take several minutes to load on slower computers. Be patient!
In 2006, the City of Colorado Springs posted online this index to the city-owned cemeteries of Evergreen and Fairview: City of Colorado Springs Cemetery Indexes. Reportedly, it will be kept up to date, but be aware that it's not without error or omission.Additionally, Valerie Eichler Lair and volunteers have been updating the present database since its 1972 cutoff. Their updates through 2006 may be viewed online at http://usgwtombstones.org/colorado/elpaso.html under the second entry for Evergreen Cemetery.
Unclaimed Lots More Than 100 Years Old to Revert to City, January 2001
A City Plot, February 2007 (More unused plots reclaimed by City of Colorado Springs)
Grave Questions: Cemeteries Fight for Life, February 2009