East Greenbush Cemetery Locations
People buried in these cemeteries are listed alphabetically
by surname in Rensselaer Co. Cemetery Database.

NameData SourceLocation
Akin/Kellogg CemeteryWarren Broderick Was on east side of NY State Highway 9J, about 2 miles south
of city of Rensselaer, on Webb farm; was removed to East Greenbush
Cemetery, behind Greenbush Reformed Church, in about 1970; some old stones
were discarded, and some names and dates were included on a new monument;
new stones have many errors
Akin CemeteryDon and Clare Radz On Third Avenue Extension in Rensselaer
Capital City/
Rensselaer Rural Cemetery
Copied by LDS Missionaries See "Rensselaer Rural Cemetery" below.
Carner Cemetery #1Town Historian On private property on Best Road
Carner Cemetery #2Judy Rowe About 100 feet from Carner Cemetery #1, on Best Road
Couse Corners CemeteryWarren Broderick On east side of US Route 4, 0.2 mile south of intersection of
US 4 with NY State Highway 151 about 100 feet from road,
between two houses
Earing CemeteryLDS film 860323On Best Road
East Greenbush CemeteryTown Historian;
personal visits by LVB
Behind Greenbush Reformed Church, at Hays Road and Columbia Turnpike
(which is also US Route 20 and US Route 9), in East Greenbush;
large cemetery, still in use; maintained
Greenbush Cemetery
(aka Clinton Heights)
Copied by LDS Missionaries;
D. S. Ptak's Cast in Stone;
personal visits by LVB
On south side of Columbia Turnpike, between city of Rensselaer and
intersection with US Route 4; large cemetery, still in use; maintained;
cemetery log book survives; enquire at Town Hall of East Greenbush,
which is also on Columbia Turnpike, on north side, a little closer to Albany
Hampton Manor CemeteryNewspaper article in
11 July 1966 issue of
Albany Times-Union
On Sainte Claire Avenue, Hampton Manor Section of East Greenbush
Harrington Cemetery
(Reichard Farm)
Town Historian and
newspaper article in
14 Oct 1974 Sorensco Sun
(Capital Newspapers)
On Luther Road, on private property; 2 stones
Holy Sepulchre
LDS Missionaries Going east on NY State Route 43 from Rensselaer, cemetery is on left side
of road, just past Capital City/Rensselaer Rural Cemetery #2, which is
on the right
Knowlton CemeteryTown Historian Between Luther and Couse Roads, on private property
DAR Records, checked
and updated by
Don and Clare Radz
Nearly on Sand Lake town line, on south side of Collins Road, about
0.5 mile from main road, on bank of creek
Old Capital City
Don Radz Go into entrance of Capital City/Rensselaer Rural #2; go straight
back on driveway, as far as you can go, to edge of woods; go southeast
into woods, down hill, and cross stream near large old metal culvert;
go up steep hill past Old Capital City Cemetery Extension (#23); continue
southeast another 80 to 90 yards; large monument will be visible first,
in brushy area
Old Capital City
Cemetery Extension
Don Radz Go into entrance of Capital City/Rensselaer Rural #2; go straight back
on driveway, as far as you can go, to edge of woods; go southeast into
woods, down hill, and cross stream near large old metal culvert; go up
steep hill; two Dow stones are lying face up at top of hill about 50 yards
from stream
Papscanee Island
Warren Broderick, with
additions by Shirley Dunn
Never located; believed to have been near "Teller's Crossing"
at present Port of Rensselaer
Powell CemeteryTown HistorianOn Best Road, on private property
Rensselaer Heights Cemeterypersonal visit by LVB From new Amtrak Station in city of Rensselaer, take East
Street northward a short distance to Partition Street; turn
right on Partition Street and follow that on up hill until you
leave city limits; cemetery is on right; large; maintained
Rensselaer Rural CemeteryPersonal visit by LVB From city of Rensselaer, take Third Avenue (NY State Route 43)
eastward; after you leave Rensselaer city limits, you'll see housing
development of Cedarcrest Gardens on left; shortly after this, you'll
see cemetery on right
Slave CemeteryWarren Broderick Believed to have been in Riverside area
Van Rensselaer
Family Graveyard
Town Historian Near railroad track between Hays Road, Ridge Road and
NY State Highway 9J
Weatherwax Cemetery Town Historian Behind barn on private property on north side of County Route 55
(formerly NY State Highway 152); driveway is off County Route 55, just
east of intersection with County Route 53

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