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C E M E T E R I E S, TOMBSTONES & OBITUARIES
in SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ


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  • The New Jersey Cemetery Board has records of cemeteries of which they have taken control. All other inquiries should be directed to the actual cemetery.
    New Jersey Cemetery Board
    124 Halsey Street
    P.O. Box 45036
    Newark, NJ 07101
    973-504-6553
  • Sussex County NJ Cemeteries - An extensive list from Nancy Pascal's Genealogy Page (at the Sussex Co NJ Historical Society
  • Raub-And-More.com includes transcriptions for these cemeteries: Balesville Cemetery, Beemer Church Cemetery in Beemerville, Clove Cemetery in Wantage Township, (New) Clove Cemetery in Wantage Township, Clark Cemetery in Walpack Township, Frankford Plains Cemetery, Frankford Township, Hampton Township Cemetery, Lafayette Cemetery, Montague Dutch Reformed Church Yard, Walpack Center Methodist Cemetery, Willistine Cemetery in Hardyston Township
  • Raub-And-More Transcriptions for smaller cemeteries, including: Two De Kay Family Burying Grounds in Vernon Twp., Van Horn Family Burying Ground, Stillwater Township, Myers Family Burying Ground, Walpack Township, Private Burying Ground on Frank Van Horn Farm Lafayette Township, Iliff Burying Ground, Iliff's Lake, Andover Township
    Copied Nov. 19, 1931, and more.


  • Anabaptist Cemetery, Franklin
    • Inscriptions copied May, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930

  • Andover Township Presbyterian Churchyard
    On hill behind Presbyterian Church in Andover Center
  • Bevans Cemetery, Culvers Gap
  • Branchville Cemetery
  • Canisteer Cemetery, Newfoundland
  • Clove Cemetery [see Raub-And-More for transcriptions]
    • Located opposite the site of the original Clove Reformed Dutch Church near Sussex, and on the road to High Point Park.
      Inscriptions copied 19 Oct, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Decker Family Burying Ground, Montague Township
    • Located on the Old River Road about two hundred yards from the Decker stone house, built in 1837, and now owned by a Mr. Teller. There are several other graves marked with field stones; Inscriptions copied 26 October, 1929.
      - DECKER, Christopher, d. March 20 1846, aged 58.1.25
      - DECKER, Daniel, d. June 1 1851, aged 23.6.24
  • Decker Cemetery, Milford
  • Deckertown Union Cemetery, Rt 23 (Papokating Hill, Wantage NJ)
  • De Kay Family Burying Grounds, Vernon Township
  • Drake-Huston Burying Ground, Newton
    • Located on old Cochran farm, 100 yards east of old Branchville Road, one-quarter mile north of Newton and next to Struble-Martin Dairy.
      Inscriptions copied 3 September, 1932. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
      DRAKE, Philip*;
      wife Sarah, d. Oct 14 1818, in 26th year
      HUSTON, Alexander*;
      wife Mary*;
      son Amos, d. Sept 11 1819, aged 10.3.3
  • Everitt Family Burying Ground, Montague Township
    • Located on the Daniel Everett farm, now owned by Augustus J. Depue, on the Old River Road; Inscriptions copied 26 October, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937
      DEPUE, Elisha*;
      wife Hannah, d. Jan 19 1840, aged 30.3.9;
      son John, d. Oct 19 1839, aged 3.10.0
      EVERITT, Isaac, d. March 7 1833, aged 61.11.27;
      wife Mary, d. June 23, 1835, aged 58.1.22 (There is also a monument to this couple in the Montague Dutch Reformed Church Yard. See GMNJ Vol 5, p. 105)
      TOWNSEND, Zebulon*;
      wife Jane, d. Sept 18 1835, aged 30.0.20
      WESTBROOK, Joesphus*;
      wife Elizabeth, d. Dec 11 1811, aged 39.8.13
  • Fairview Cemetery, Hamburg
  • Frankford Plains Cemetery
  • Private Burying Ground on Peter Snook Farm, near Ross' Corners, Frankford Township
    Inscription copied August, 1925. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937

    HUSTON, James R.*;
    wife Martha*;
    son Thomas L., d. June 12 1845, aged 0.2.27

  • Griffin Farm Burial Ground - Private Burying Ground on Dominie Griffin Farm, Hampton Township (Added 5/2003)
    • Located in the north-east corner of the Township on the second road south of Ross' Corners running westward from the Highway between Sussex and Newton. It is on a high gravel bank just beyond the first house, and on what is known as the Dominie Griffin farm. SOURCE: The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Volume 1, No. 3, January, 1926, pp 71-72
      BALE, James*; w. Sarah, d. Sept. 5, 1845, aged 43.3.21
      BALE, Peter, d. June 17, 1813, aged 45.4.13
      BEL, (BALE?), Johann Henrich, 1730 - 1783
      COUSE, Henry, d. Nov. 19, 1842, in 58th yr.;
      w. Mary (dg. Moses and Sarah Northrup), d. Apr. 4, 1840, in 50th year
      LANCE, Daniel, b. Dec. 30, 1785, d. Apr. __ 1786
      LANCE, Wandal, b. Feb. 20, 1711, d. Oct. 18, 1783;
      w. Soffy, b. Dec. 23, 1721, d. Sept. 23, 1781
      LANTZ, George*;
      w. Catherine, d. July 27, 1845, aged 63.0.13
      LANTZ, Jacob, d. July 15, 1827, in 84th yr.;
      w. Mary, d. Aug. 28, 1832, in 87th yr.
      NORTHRUP, James, d. Oct. 15, 1876, aged 70.9.12;
      w. Mary, d. Sept. 17, 1875, aged 66.5.17;
      s. Austin, d. Mar. 13, 1863, aged 15.7.6;
      s. Lyman, d. July 30, 1849, aged ___;
      s. Thompson, d. Mar. 20, 1852, aged 19.4.12
      NORTHRUP, John, b. Oct. 1, 1809, d. Feb. 10, 1843
      NORTHRUP, Moses, d. Aug. 4, 1846, in 84th yr.;
      w. Sarah, d. Aug. 29, 1839, in 72nd yr.
      NORTHRUP, Moses j., (s. James and Mary), d. Nov. 30, 1859, aged 29.0.9
      STRADER, Jacob*;
      w. Phoebe, (dg. Moses and Sarah Northrup), d. July 14, 1838, in 35th yr.;
      dg. Mary, d. Oct. 11, 1851, aged 17.10.12
      There are 27 other tombstones, either rough-hewn markers, or with inscriptions altogether obliterated.
  • Glenwood Cemetery, Wawayanda, Vernon Twp.
  • Old Gumaer Cemetery (use your back button to return to this page)
  • Hainsesville Cemetery, Milford
  • Hamburg Baptist Cemetery
  • Hardyston Cemetery, Hamburg
  • Howell family Plot, Sussex Mills, Andover Township
    Inscriptions copied 19 November, 1931. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937

    HOWELL, Jonah, d. Oct 18 1855, in 74th year;
    wife Mary P., d. Dec 18 1852, in 76th year
  • Huntsville Cemetery - Huntsville, Green Twp
  • Iliff Burying Ground, Iliff's Lake, Andover Township, Gen. Mag. of NJ, Vol 12 No 1 Jan. 1937; Copied Nov 19 1931
    • CASE, George B., d. July 5 1887, aged 83.6.0;
      wife Jane, d. May 24 1865, aged 57.1.5;
      son William Iliff Case, b. June 21 1835, d. Sept 20 1863;
      daughter Ann Elizabeth Case, b. Dec 18 1842, d. Jan 17 1877.
      CASE, O.P.*;
      wife Ann, b. Feb 14 1835, d. March 25 1872;
      daughter Mary E., d. Feb 3, 1893, aged 35 years.
      ILIFF, James, Esq., d. Dec 10 1840, in 55th year;
      wife Elizabeth, d. March 3 1858, in 72nd year;
      son Benjamin, d. June 1 1825, aged 5.4.13
      ILIFF, Joseph*;
      wife Hannah Maria, d. March 22 1848, aged 21.1.12
      LONGCOR, John, b. March 28 1797, d. April 15, 1876;
      wife Mary, b. Dec 27 1801, d. Oct 19 1864;
      daughter Elsey, d. May 27 1836, aged 0.1.12
      MISNER, Conrad, d. June 7 1837, aged 65.3.27;
      wife Amy YOUNG, d. Dec 26 1866, aged 88.7.26
      MISNER, John, d. Dec 1 1859, aged 52.11.15
      MISNER, Sarah, d. May 30 1830, aged 29.11.10
      WILLIAMS, George W.*;
      wife Sarah E. ILIFF, d. Nov 17 1871, aged 27.7.1.
  • Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Hamburg (only a few listings)
  • Lafayette Cemetery Inscriptions copied June, 1929 Records pub. Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Layton Family Plot, Sandyston Township
    • Located on the property of the Flatbrook Valley Club, about one mile southeast of Bevans; Inscriptions copied 23 July, 1932. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937
      LAYTON, Darius, b. Nov 30 1824, d. Aug 23 1866 (Also has gravestone in Dutch Reformed Cemetery at Bevans).
      LAYTON, John*;
      1st wife Abigail, d. Oct 2 18(27?), aged 48.8.25;
      2nd wife Sarah, d. Oct 20 1838, aged 47.9.1
      LAYTON, William, d. Aug 15 1847, aged 50.1.11;
      wife Phebe, d. Feb 28 1872, aged 72.5.1
      SIMPSON, Lydia, d. Jan 20 1857, aged 30.0.22

  • Private Burying Ground on Frank Van Horn Farm, Lafayette Township
    Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930 Inscription copied 3 September, 1932
    Located one-half mile south of Hopkins Corners, on the northwest side of a muckshaw which skirts the highway running to Lafayette. It contains one stone as follows:
    Feasler, J. J., "Co. E, 9th Regt. N.J.V." (no dates)
  • Lockwood Methodist Cemetery, Bryam Township (Nancy Pascal)
  • "The Lords House" - see Perry Meeting House
  • Longwell/Drew Cemetery in Vernon Twp.
  • Lower Wall Pack Cemetery, Flatbrookville
  • McKeeby Family Burying Ground, Montague Township
    • Located on the Clove Road, opposite the Methodist Church.
      Inscriptions copied 16 November, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937
      McKEEBY, Richard, d. Dec 18 1853, in 75th year;
      wife Lydia, d. Nov 20 1857, aged 69.2.2;
      daughter Catharine, d. April 9 1852, aged 29.2.19
      McKEEBY, Sanford, d. March 30 1858, aged 41.7.15
  • Minisink Church Cemetery, Montague Township
    • Located on the Old River Road, about half a mile from Brick House, on the former site of the old Minisink Reformed Dutch Church; Inscriptions copied 26 October, 1929 Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937
      DRAKE, Emly*;
      wife Harriet*;
      daughter Harriet L., d. Sept 13 1824, aged 2 years
      EAGOR, James*;
      wife Margaret*;
      son William P., d. March 8 1826, aged 11 months
      GUSTIN, H.N.*;
      wife Mary*;
      daughter Carrie S., d. May 1 1853, aged 5.2.8;
      son Willie, d. Sept 11 1850, aged 0.3.3
      STOLL, George*;
      wife Hortense*;
      daughter Mayme E.A., d. April 29 1844, aged 2.5.17
  • Montague Dutch Reformed Church Yard
    • Inscriptions copied 16 Nov., 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Mount Salem Baptist Cemetery LookUp - Nancy Pascal
  • Myers Family Burying Ground, Walpack Township
    • Inscriptions copied 23 July, 1932. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930; Located on the Jacob S. Roe farm, about 300 yards east of the highway passing through Walpack Center.
      MYERS, Abijah, d. Sept 24 1846, in 55th year;
      wife Elizabeth, d. June 12 1827, in 33rd year
      MYERS, Jacob, d. Aug 30 1850, aged 86.1.20;
      wife Sarah, d. Jan 17 1852, aged 88 years
  • Newton Cemetery Association
    Longwood Avenue, Newton, New Jersey 07860
  • Newton Cemetery | and 2nd listing - Sparta Ave, Newton
  • Old Newton Burial Ground - Veterans
  • North Church/Hardyston Cemetery (Partial Listings) | 2nd listings
  • North Hardyston Cemetery, North Church Road, Hamburg, New Jersey 07419
  • North Church - Hardyston - Partial List
  • Papataking Cemetery- See Wantage Township.
  • Perry Meeting House Yard
    • "The Lord's House, " or Perry Meeting House, is located one and one-quarter miles due west of Papakating Cemetery, near Sussex.
      Inscriptions copied June, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Price Family Burying Ground
    • Located on the Osborn farm, on the road from Armstrong to Lafayette.
      Inscriptions copied May, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Vol 5 p.110
      PRICE, John, b. Feb 11 1793 d. June 31 (sic) 1822
      PRICE, Rachel b. Oct 7 1796 d. Oct 20 1824
      PRICE, Zachariah b. Sept 22 1743 d. Dec 9 1806;
      wife Mary, b. Oct 20 1754 d. Aug 20 1822
  • Private Burying Ground near Coss Farm, Clove Road, Montague Township
    • Inscriptions copied 26 October, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937
      MEAD, Henry*;
      wife Pamelia, d. March 22 1844, aged 31.11.6
      PATTERSON, John*;
      wife Esther, d. Oct 22 1857, aged 71.0.22
      PATTERSON, W.H.*;
      wife C.V.*;
      son Hiram H., d. Feb 19 1848, aged 2.1.15
      ROBISON, David*;
      wife Mary*;
      daughter Sarah C., d. Nov 2 1861, aged 3.3.9
      VANAUKEN, Frederic*;
      wife Mary, d. Dec 18 1859, aged 64.7.9
      VANNOY, Peter*;
      wife Mary*;
      son William, d. May 8 1827, aged 15.7.0
  • Saint Joseph Cemetery, Newton West
  • Saint Thomas Cemetery, Newton
    17 Halstead Street, Newton, New Jersey 07860
  • Sandyston Cemetery
  • Sparta Presbyterian Church Yard (Old Part), Sparta
    Inscriptions copied October 1927. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Sparta Presbyterian Methodist Cemetery
    48 Skyline Drive, Sparta, New Jersey 07871
  • Sparta Cemetery (newer part), Sparta NJ
  • Stillwater Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Stockholm Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Tranquility Cemetery (use your back button to return to this page)
  • Union Cemetery, Hamburg
  • Van Auken Family Burying Ground, Montague Township
    • Located on a knoll beside the Old River Road near the residence of A. Klein, formerly the Van Auken farm.
      Inscriptions copied 26 October, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • Van Horn Family Burying Ground, Stillwater Township
    • [see Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol 12 No 1, Jan 1937. Copied Sept 3 1932; Located on the Blackford farm, on Mountain road, 100 yards from the Highway. Its location is marked by a bronze table reading as follows:
      " Van Horn, Cornelius, son of Cornelius Van Horn, b. 1753, d. 1832, also his brother Simon Van Horn, b. 1755, d. 1822, and their descendants who lie here. "
  • VanFleet Burying Ground - Wantage Twp.
  • Vaughn Cemetery, Newton East, Lafayette Twp.
  • Cherry Ridge Burying Grounds - Vernon Township
  • Vernon Cemetery
  • Walpack Center Methodist Cemetery (use your back button to return to this page)
  • Walpack Cemetery, Culvers Gap
  • Walpack Reformed Church Cemetery - Near Flatbrookville, Sussex County
  • Wantage Cemetery
  • Wantage Township, Papakating Cemetery
    Inscriptions copied 1930-1931. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930
  • First Methodist Episcopal Cemetery - Wantage Township
    • Inscriptions copied May, 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, beg. Jan. 1930 (LookUp - Nancy Pascal)
  • Wantage Cemetery - Slauson Burying Ground
  • Westbrook Family Burying Ground, Montague Township
    • Located on a knoll on the Lloyd Wells farm, River Road, 300 yards to the rear of Montague Grange Hall.
      Inscriptions copied 16 November 1929. Records published Gen. Mag. of NJ, Jan. 1937

      HORNBECK, John*;
      wife Mary*;
      daughter Catharine, d. Aug 30 1831, aged 4.2.11
      WESTBROOK, Severyne, d. Jan 8 1831, aged 73.6.0;
      wife Bladinah, d. Feb 10 1838, aged 73 years.
      (Several old field stones on this knoll).
  • Willistine Cemetery, Hardyston Township
    • This burying ground is located on the Walker estate a short mile west of the Stockholm M.E. Church, and about 100 yards in on the old road which branches off from the present State Highway leading to Hamburg. A very small proportion of the nearly 400 graves in this yard have any identifying marker. SOURCE: The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Volume 1, No. 4, April, 1926, pp 99-100
      ALINGTON, Silas, d. July 19, 1842, aged 57.6.8;
      (w. Amelia C., d. Mar. 18, 1863, aged 64.7.0, is buried in the Stockholm M.E. Church yard)
      AYRES, William B.*
      w. Margaret (wid. of Elijah Curtis), d. May 25, 1858, aged 66.2.25
      BARTON, Anson, d. June 20, 1864, aged 67.9.3;
      w. Sarah, d. Apr. 10, 1824, aged 22.9.10
      CARR, Vincent, "Ind. Battery, N.Y.V.," d. Dec., 1863, aged 35 yrs.
      CRANE, James*
      w. Mary*
      s. Sidney (no dates)
      CURTIS, Elijah, d. Aug. 12, 1838, in 68th yr.;
      w. Margaret, d. May 25, 1858, aged 66.2.25 (She mar. 2nd, William B. Ayres).
      D., N.

      DAY, Christian D.*
      w. Sarah, d. Apr. 20, 1855, aged 44.3.11;
      "son" (no dates);
      s. Amzy, d. June 13, 1834, aged 8.5.__
      EDG, John, d. Mar. 8, 1848, aged 39.0.3
      FARBER, Peter*
      w. Su. F., d. Sept, 1801, aged 44 yrs.
      HARRISON, Thomas*
      wid. Hannah Farber, d. Sept. 24, 1842, in 71st yr.
      KEELER, Edward, d. Nov. 25, 1826, aged 65.0.16
      LEWIS, John*
      w. Lydia S. Wolverton, d. July 23, 1837, aged 41.6.16
      LYON, Alanson*
      w. Frances Grimsteed, d. Dec. 4, 1843, in 31st yr.
      LYON, Samuel*
      w. Sally, d. June 10, 1834, aged 51.3.20
      MOSHIER, Mrs. Mary, d. Aug. 28, 1834, aged 58 yrs
      MOSHIER, Elizabeth, d. Jan. 9, 1836, aged 33 yrs
      P., J. (possibly James Phillips)
      PHILLIPS, David, d. Mar. 26, 1838, aged 71.4.6
      PHILLIPS, James*
      w. Nancy Rose, d. Sept. 8, 1851, aged 78.5.0
      RICHARDS, Rev. John L.*
      w. Mary Woods, d. Nov. 17, 1835, aged 25 yrs
      STEWART, Mr. Daniel*

      w. Mrs. Ruth*
      dau. Susanna, d. Mar. 8, 1801, aged 4.0.12
      TOMKINS, Isaac, d. Sept. 20, 1806, aged 53.2.2
      VANFLEET, John D.*
      w. Eleanor N. Doty, d. Dec. 19, 1846, aged 44.3.15. "She died a worthy member of the Baptist Church."
      W., C.E.
      W., I., b. July 23, 1719, d. Sept. 27, 1793
      W., M. (These three probably of Wrightenour family)
      WRIGHT (?), Asenath, d. Aug. 6, 1821, aged 11.0.12
      WRIGHTENOUR, Jacob*
      w. Sarah Ann*
      s. George F., d. Aug. 22, 1839, aged 1.4.5
      s. Charles E., d. Nov. 22, 1838, aged 2.11.28
      *Name found only on the stone of a member of the family, with relationship stated as above

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