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


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  • Bedminster
    • The "Old" Bedminster Reformed Church Cemetery
      Rt. 202/206 South just after Thosmor Rd and just north of where Rt. 287-exit 22 lets you onto Rt. 202/206
    • Lane Family Cemetery
      Located between Vliettown and Lamington on Lane Cemetery Road (off of Black River Road). This road is unmarked and now has two residences on it--one is right where I expected to find the cemetery. I did not approach the residence to see if the cemetery was still there.
    • Lamington Presbyterian Cemetery
      In Bedminster near Lamington on Rt. 523/Lamington Road near Cowperthwaite Road. Unable to find this pair of cemeteries. Archived link to transcriptions.
    • Unknown Cemetery
      On southbound side of Cowperthwaite Road just before it lets out onto Lamington Road. Up a set of brownstone stairs and behind a black iron gate. WARNING!!! UNPAVED/GRAVEL ROAD! No known transcriptions
    • Pluckemin Presbyterian Church Cemetery
      In Pluckemin on Tt. 620/Washington Valley Rd/Burnt Mills Rd just east of Rt. 202/206 (on the corner of Timberbrooke Drive) Bedminster; No known transcriptions
    • Pottersville Reformed Church Cemetery
      In Pottersville on Rt. 512/Pottersville Road & Black River Road Bedminster
  • Bernards Twp.
    • Millington Baptist Churchyard
      On the corner of Rt. 651/King George Rd and Valley Road. (lots of Runyon, Coriell, Gibb, Acken, Stelle and others) Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge near Stone House)
    • Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church
      On the small block created by N. Finley Ave., E. Allen St, Oak St. & N. Maple Ave. Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge)
    • Holy Cross Cemetery
      Rt. 525/Mount Airy Road & Stacy Lane (exit 26 off of Rt. 287) Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge)
    • Somerset Hills Cemetery
      Between Rt. 525/Mount Airy Road near Stacy Lane & Pill Hill Road (exit 26 off of Rt. 287) Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge)
    • Bishop Janes Cemetery
      Oak Street & Washington Ave. Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge)
    • Saint Bernards Cemetery
      Washington Ave. near Prospect St. Bernards Twp. (Blaziers Corner)
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Rt. 512/Church St./Liberty Corner Rd near where it turns sharply and meets Rt. 640/Lyons Rd. The cemetery connects these two--lying in the corner where they meet. Bernards (Liberty Corner)
    • Vail Family Farm Gravesite
      Stonehouse Rd.--getting more details Bernards (Lyons) - Link to transcriptions

  • Bernardsville
    • Bernardsville Methodist Cemetery
      Located on the corner where Mine Mount Rd., Anderson Hill Rd. & Highview Ave. meet Bernardsville - Link to transcriptions
  • Branchburg
    • North Branch Reformed Church Cemetery
      On Vanderveer Avenue (off of Rt. 614/Rt. 28/Easton Turnpike)
      Cemetery information per sign: 908-725-2313 Branchburg (North Branch); No known transcriptions
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located Where River Road becomes Opie Road--just south of the river Branchburg
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located at the Corner of Stony Brook Road & Wren Way Branchburg (North Branch)
  • Bridgewater
    • Saint Bernards Roman Catholic Cemetery
      Located on Route 28 & Vanderveer Rd. Bridgewater (on the border of Raritan)
    • Saint Joseph Cemetery
      Located on Rt. 623/Chimney Rock Rd. (between Rt. 28/Union Ave. & Rt. 533/Main St.) & Kearney St. Bridgewater (Finderne)
  • Bound Brook
  • Franklin Twp.
    • Kingston Presbyterian Cemetery
      Located on the Corner of Rt. 27/Main St./Lincoln Hwy and Church St. Franklin Twp. (Kingston)
    • Ten-Mile Run Cemetery
      Located on Old Georgetown Rd. near the corner of Copper Mine Rd. Franklin Twp. (10 Mile Run)
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located on Davidson Ave. between Executive Dr. and the Rt. 287 overpass Franklin Twp. (Somerset)
    • Possibly the Smalley Farm Graves
      Located on Easton Avenue (north-bound side) between Demott Lane & Academy Rd. Franklin Twp. (Somerset) (transcriptions for the Smalley Farm Graves)
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located on 18 Canal Rd. (between the causeway & Bunker Hill Rd.) and the corner of Stirling Rd. Franklin Twp. (Griggstown)
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located at southbound side of Rt. 615/So. Middlebush Rd. and the intersection of Suydam Rd & Claremont Rd. Franklin Twp. (Pleasant Plains)
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located at Rt. 615/So. Middlebush Rd. just north of the intersection of Suydam Rd & Claremont Rd. and slightly south of Cortelyous Lane on the southbound side. Franklin Twp.
    • Unknown Cemetery
      Located on Randolph Rd. between Rt. 623/Weston Canal Rd. & Apgar Dr. Franklin Twp. (near Zarephath)
    • Cedar Grove Cemetery
      Located on Amwell Rd. across from Doria Rd. Franklin Twp. (Middlebush)
      Cedar Hill Cemetery Wortman St. Franklin Twp. (East Millstone)
    • Shalom Cemetery
      Located on Rt. 27/Lincoln Hwy & Veronica Ave. (next to Tara Greens Golf Course) Franklin Twp. (Voorhees)
    • South Middlebush Cemetery
      Located on South Middlebush Road just north of Blackwells Mills Road Franklin Twp. (Middlebush)
  • Gladstone
    • Unknown Cemetery (this may be a cemetery for the United Methodist Church of Gladstone)
      Located at Rt. 647/Mendham Road & Victoria St. Gladstone
  • Hillsborough
    • Hoagland Cemetery
      Located at Rt. 625/So. Branch Road & Corwine Lane (near the railroad tracks). From 1937 newspaper: "Note: This small and old Hoagland family cemetery is on the Fav[l/i]er farm one mile directly west of Flagtown sttion [sic] of C.R.R. of N.J. in Hillsborough Townshp, Somerset County." Hillsborough (Flagtown) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also published in Somerset Messenger-Gazette, January 15, 1937.
    • Possibly Peter W. Young Farm (AKA Cinque) burying-ground. It is either this one or the one below Wertsville Road next to the Hillsborough Country Club Hillsborough (Montgomery) transcriptions for Peter W. Young B. G. are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Possibly Peter W. Young Farm (AKA Cinque) burying-ground. It is either this one or the one above. Wertsville Road and Montgomery Road Hillsborough (Montgomery) transcriptions for Peter W. Young B. G. are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Clover Hill Cemetery
      Rainbow Hill Road just south of Rt. 514/Amwell Road Hillsborough (Clover Hill) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Veghte Burying Ground AKA Duke Cemetery
      Rt. 625/River Road between Beekman Lane & Roycefield Rd. (on the Duke Estate Grounds) Hillsborough (near Branchburg) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Unknown Cemetery
      This cemetery should have been on Auten Rd. between New Amwell Rd. & Gemini Dr. (across from the tennis courts). There is currently a Bible Church there.
    • Flagtown Cemetery, AKA Mill Lane Cemetery
      Amwell Rd. & Mill Lane Hillsborough (Flagtown/Frankfort) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Harlingen Reformed Cemetery
      Rt. 206 just South of Mountain View Rd. Hillsborough (Belle Mead) (link to partial transcriptions) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section & in "The Genealogical Magazine of NJ"
    • Neshanic Cemetery AKA Neshanic Reformed Cemetery
      5-4-D-14 Rt. 514/Amwell Rd. between Rt. 567/River Road/Zion Road & E. Mountain Rd. Hillsborough (Neshanic) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Sacred Heart Cemetery
      Rt. 533/Millstone River Road just south of Kupper Airport
    • Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (Russian Orthodox)
      Rt. 533/Millstone River Road & Plumstead Way
    • Rose Wyckoff AKA Van Arsdale Burying Ground
      At the end of Merritt Drive which is off of Marshall Road near where it let's out onto Gemini Drive. Per 1940 newspaper description: "In Hillsborough Township Somerset County on Old Amwell Road about [?] ½ mile west of Bloomingdale Farm, near landsof Fred R. Wyckoff, a recorder of Hillsborough Township on farmed owned by Estate of Julia S. Fowler and William Fowler." Hillsborough transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also published in Somerset Messenger-Gazette, June 14, 1940
    • Possibly the Dutch Reformed Cemetery
      I'm not confident about this being the Dutch Reformed cemetery because the transcription page states that that cemetery is in Flagtown--which this one is not; but the map with the transcriptions gives this location. It is located on the northeast corner of Rt. 625/River Road and Orchard Drive Hillsborough / South Branch transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Vroom Family Burying Ground
      Rt. 625/River Road on the Duke Estate across from Old Village Road. From Somerset County Historical Quarterly: "Located on the bank of the Raritan river road, less than a mile east of South Branch, on farm formerly owned by Peter D. Vroom. Subsequent owners, Dr. Davis, John Quick, T. Sexton Wyckoff, and now Mr. N.H.F. Randolph, of Plainfield. Many other families besides those of the Vrooms are buried there; other of the Vroom family being in the Dumont burying-ground (see infra). The older part of the ground is enclosed. There are various old, brown-stones, without names, or even initials, besides those whereon names and dates appear, as given below." Hillsborough / South Branch which are also on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also published in the Somerset County Historical Quarterly
    • Zion Road AKA Danberry Farm AKA Saums Cemetery
      On the north side of Zion-Wertsville Road just east of where it intersects with Spring Hill Road (near the crook in the road). Hillsborough / Rock Mill transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also in an unknown newspaper dated May 22, 1936.
    • Hill Cemetery AKA Nevius-Cornell Cemetery
      Hist. Soc. notes say it can no longer be found. On the north corner of Rt. 533/River Rd./Millstone River Rd. where it intersects with Line Rd. From notes with the transcriptions: "Cemetery on old Nevius Farm, now owned by Geo. W. Norton, locatedon road from Millstone to Blackwells Mills, just beyond old Blackwells Mills school house….. 1040 Millstone River Rd." Hillsborough (near Montgomery & Franklin borders) transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Holy Ghost Carpatho
      In front of Sacred Heart Cemetery. Rt. 533/Millstone River Road just south of Kupper Airport Hillsborough
    • Dumont Burying Ground
      On the south side of Rt. 625/River Road west of where Roycefield Road forks into this road. Per SCHQ: "The Dumont family burying-ground is located on the south side of the Raritan river about one mile southwest of the village of Raritan. …The grounds are surrounded by a substantial brick wall…built by Peter B. Dumont in 1827 and in 1911 was repaired by the Loomis family. At the latter date, as an extra protection, the wall was covered with plaster. The date of the wall appears on the outside of the west wall." Hillsborough transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also published in the Somerset County Historical Quarterly
    • Ditmars Burying Ground
      Between Clerico Lane (a private road) and the Railroad tracks. Per newspaper clipping: "Cemetery on Clerico farm formerly Ditmars near Hamilton Station, Hillsborough Township and leading south from Walter French Residence." Hillsborough transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
    • Staats Burying Ground
      Hist. Soc. notes say it can no longer be found. Between Clerico Lane (a private road) and the Railroad tracks. Hillsborough transcriptions are on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section; also in Somerset Messenger-Gazette, Dec. 22, 1938
    • Vanderveer Burying Ground
      Library's transcriptions state that most of these graves were moved to Bedminster. Hillsborough / Roycefield which are also on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
  • Manville
    • Van Nest /Weston Burying Ground AKA Frelinghuysen Burying Ground
      Rt. 533/Millstone River Rd./S. Main St. and the corner of Schmidt St. (on the edge of Kupper Airport grounds) Manville which are also on file at the Hillsborough Library--NJ section
  • Millstone
    • Hillsborough Reformed Church at Millstone
      Corner of Main St./Millstone River Road and Rt. 514/Amwell Rd. Millstone Boro (link to transcriptions)
  • Montgomery
    • xHeather's Map #10-5-E-18 Sunset Road across from Acorn Drive and next to Dorland Farm Ct. Montgomery
      Heather's Map #51-6-D-19 Rt. 601/Belle Mead-Blawenburg Rd./Great Rd. near the corner of Rt. 518/Georgetown & Franklin Tpk. Montgomery (Blawenburg)
      Heather's Map #52-6-D-20 My Hagstrom shows a cemetery here; but the aerial photograph shows a golf course green...? Have to investigate. Regardless, the corner of Beden's Brook Rd. & Rt. 601/Belle Mead-Blawenburg Rd./Great Rd. Montgomery
      Heather's Map #53-6-E-18 Sunset Rd. across from Acorn Dr. (next to Dorland Farm Ct.). May be behind a line of trees on someone's property. Montgomery
      Rocky Hill Cemetery Along Montgomery Rd. between Toth Rd. & Merritt La. half in Rocky Hill and half in Montgomery
      Heather's Map #55-6-E-19 Between Orchard Rd., Meadow Run Dr. & Pheasant Run Dr. Might be along the Elementary School land. Montgomery
      Unionville Cemetery
      (this is GNIS' name for the cemetery although it is nowhere NEAR Unionville) Dutchtown Zion Road near Rt. 601/Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road Montgomery (Dutchtown)
  • North Plainfield
    • Brook Avenue Cemetery 34-15-P-8 Brook Ave. near Watchung Ave. IN North Plainfield but records are at Plainfield Presbyterian Church
      "North Plainfield Burying Ground" See the entry for this in the WATCHUNG section. Watchung (but so named before Watchung became it's own township)
      Vermeule Family Burial Ground
      33-15-N-9 Behind the Vermeule Mansion which is on the corner of Greenbrook Rd. and Clinton Ave. The burying ground is surrounded by a brick wall.
      Nor
  • Rocky Hill
    • Rocky Hill Cemetery
      Along Montgomery Rd. between Toth Rd. & Merritt La. half in Rocky Hill and half in Montgomery
  • Somerville
    • Immaculate Conception Cemetery
      Rt. 28/Union Ave. & Roosevelt Pl.
    • Somerville Cemetery complex
      (there is the "Old Raritan" cemetery and the "New" cemetery across the street which incorporates the "Colored" cemetery.) S. Bridge St. between Main St. & Rt. 206 Somerville (link to partial transcriptions)
    • Tunison Family Burial Ground
      Hamilton St. Somerville
  • Warren
    • Mount Horeb United Methodist Church Cemetery
      Rt. 525/Martinsville Rd just north of Mt. Horeb Rd. Warren (Mt. Horeb) on the edge of Bernards (link to partial transcriptions)
    • formerly First Congregational Church; now Trinity United Church Cemetery
      Located on King George Rd. between Ferguson Rd. & Lexington Dr. on the northbound side. Warren (Coontown) many German headstones
    • Springdale United Methodist Church Cemetery
      Located on Rt. 527/Washington Valley Rd. opposite the outlet of Rt. 527/Mountain Ave./Morning Glory Rd. Warren (Springdale)
    • Mount Bethel Cemetery
      Located at the corners of King George Rd., Mountain View Rd. and Rt. 651/Mt. Bethel Rd. Warren (Mt. Bethel) (link to partial transcriptions)
    • Union Village Burying Ground
      Located somewhere along Mountain Ave. between Rt. 653/Stirling Rd. and Rt. 531/Hillcrest Rd. If it's still there, it can't be seen from the road. Warren (Union Village near Smalleytown) (link to transcriptions)
    • Hofheimer Cemetery
      Located In Warrenbrook Park off of Warrenville Road. There is an old Hofheimer mausoleum, but there doesn't seem to be any other indication of a cemetery and the mausoleum has been destroyed. Warrenville
  • Watchung
    • Mary's R.C. Cemetery
      Located on Dale Rd. at the off-ramp of Rt. 78's exit 41 Watchung (Stony Hill)
    • "North Plainfield Burying Ground" / Watchung's Historical Burying Ground--"God's Acre"
      Located on Stirling Rd. near the Watchung circle alongside the steakhouse--enclosed in a black iron fence and clearly marked.

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