Schaghticoke Cemetery Locations
People buried in these cemeteries and graveyards are listed alphabetically
by surname in Interments in Rensselaer County Cemeteries.

Information on this page was contributed by Clare Radz, who also compiled our 93,000-entry searchable Cemetery Database. Some of the cemeteries listed below are linked to interments at Find-A-Grave.

NameData SourceLocation
Ackert CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly located on the east side of Verbeck Street; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery sometime between 1863 and 1881.
Bromer Family CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianFrom Route 40 North, turn onto Route 67; the cemetery is on the right, before the power lines, at the top edge of a gravel bank, just north of the old town dump.
Brookins Family Cemetery(also known as Old Follette Cemetery) DAR Records;
LDS film #928043;
Find A Grave
On the left side of Route 40 North, between Melrose and Spiegletown; originally in Schaghticoke, then in Lansingburgh for 83 years, now [since 1900] again in Schaghticoke (town boundaries were changed); the Brookins home is nearby.
Buckley Cemetery #1Schaghticoke HistorianOn the west side of Kardas Road, 1.2 miles north of the intersection of Kardas Road and Bell Road; some stones have been removed, possibly to Elmwood Cemetery.
Buckley Cemetery #2Warren BroderickFormerly on the west side of Kardas Road, a short distance south of Buckley Cemetery No 1; removed to Elmwood Cemetery, sections 21 and 27, sometime after 1856.
Buffet CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly on the east side of Main Street in Schaghticoke village; removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 21, between 1863 and 1881.
Burch Farm Cemetery1937 DAR copy; rechecked
by Town Historian;
Find A Grave
Take Route 67 to Masters Street and then take Masters Street to Barton Road; the road bends to the right; the cemetery is 2.5 miles west of Johnsonville, on Mead Road, on the old Burch farm; it is 25 feet from the Rensselaer/Washington County line; it is fenced, in the middle of a field, across from the Mead home.
Curtis CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly on the south side of Masters Street, between Barton Road and Schweniger Road; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 23, after 1860.
Elmwood CemeteryCopied by members of the Latham Ward, LDS Church in 1993; their copy was compared to a 1936 copy by Rachel C. Wilkins, Fanny C. Howe and Ethel Z. Howe; Find A GraveOn Rensselaer County Route 125, across from the Rensselaer County Fairgrounds main entrance.
[Harmon and Peter] Groesbeck CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianFrom Farm Road to Market Road (Route 67) near Tomhannock Creek bridge, turn onto Buttermilk Falls Road; then take an immediate right; the cemetery is on a knoll, behind a new house with a satellite dish, next to John Groesbeck Cemetery.
[John] Groesbeck CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianFrom Old Farm Road to Market Road (Route 67), turn onto Buttermilk Falls Road; take an immediate right; follow the driveway; the cemetery is across the driveway from the house.
[Walter] Groesbeck Cemetery1922 copy by Mr. Thomas; later recopied by Warren BroderickBetween Melrose and Schaghticoke, on the west side of Route 40, north of Bracken Road and north of the Carlson farm.
Hemstreet Farm CemeteryClipping from an old Troy Record newspaperTwo gravestones are located between the old Hemstreet house and the golf clubhouse, in the middle of a pasture.
Knickerbacker (Knickerbocker) CemeteryDAR records; Find A GraveTake Farm Road to Market Road (Route 67) to Knickerbacker Road; go past the Knickerbacker mansion; the cemetery is on the left and is enclosed by a fence.
Lutheran Church Cemetery (also known as Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery or Old Lutheran Cemetery)Find A Grave1 mile north of Melrose, on the corner of Northline Drive and Valley Falls Road.
Masters CemeterySchaghticoke Historian;
Find A Grave
From Masters Road, turn onto Ridge Road; the cemetery is back in a field, behind a house with a stone wall surrounding it.
Methodist Church Cemetery (also known as Schaghticoke Hill Methodist Churchyard1937 DAR copy; rechecked by Town Historian in 1987
Find A Grave
On the east side of route 40, south of the village, opposite Hansen Road.
Mosher CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly located on the west side of Bell Road, between Hayes Road and Geary Road; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 27, after 1860.
Myer CemeteryCopied by Don and Clare Radz in 1993Turn opposite Saint John's Church onto Fisherman's Lane; ask permission at the farm house; continue on Fisherman's Lane to the left; the cemetery is on the left side of the lane, out of sight of the house, between Electric Lake and the lane.
Northrup-Pill CemeterySchaghticoke Historian;
Find A Grave
This cemetery has not been exactly located.
Old Presbyterian Cemetery (also known as Valley Falls Cemetery)Schaghticoke Historian;
Find A Grave
On the north side of Route 67, between Schaghticoke and Valley Falls, at the junction of Geary Road and Route 67.
Old Shreve Farm CemeteryDAR recordsOn the old Shreve farm, 2 miles from Johnsonville, on the road to the old CCC Camp; it is midway between Barton Road and Akin Road.
Potters Field (also known as Klein Cemetery)Warren BroderickFormerly on the north side of Stillwater Bridge Road, between Brown Road and Hemstreet Road; a LOUNSBERRY stone was moved to Old Schaghticoke Cemetery, opposite the Rensselaer County Fairgrounds.
Ray CemeteryWarren Broderick200 feet east of Hoyles Road, 0.6 mile north of Casey Road.
Reynolds CemeteryDAR records; rechecked by Town HistorianOn the south side of Farm Road, to Market Road (Route 67); the cemetery is on a road near a gravel pit, close to the site of the old Dutch Reformed Church.
Saint John's Roman Catholic Church CemeteryCopied by members of Latham Ward, LDS Church in 1993; Find A GraveAt the intersection of NY State Route 40 and Rensselaer County Route 125.
Schaghticoke Old CemeteryDAR records; Find A GraveBetween Elmwood Cemetery and Saint John's Cemetery on Rensselaer County Route 125, across from the Rensselaer County Fairgrounds.
Simmons CemeteryDAR recordsE. Foster's yard, Schaghticoke, NY; on the east side of Route 40, 200 feet north of the intersection with Fogarty Road; the stone was probably moved to this location.
Spiegletown CemeteryDAR records; rechecked by Schaghticoke Historian; Find A GraveNorth of Dusenberry Road, west of Route 40; turn north on the first road off Dusenberry Road; the cemetery is to the right of a dead end.
Tallmadge CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly on the north side of Masters Street, west of Bell Road; removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 7, between 1863 and 1881.
[Isaac] Van Antwerp Cemetery (also known as Shotmeyer Farm Cemetery>Copied by Don and Clare Radz in 1993Take Hansen Road over the railroad bridge; the cemetery is between the first and second houses, back on a hill to the left of the first house.
[Margaret] Van Antwerp CemeteryWarren BroderickOn Buttermilk Falls Road, 0.5 mile northwest of a bridge over Tomahannock Creek; the cemetery is on a knoll behind the first house on the right side of the road; it is up a fairly steep hill and to the left on the old Theodore Button farm.
Vandenburgh CemeteryWarren BroderickFormerly on the east side of River Road, just north of Stillwater Bridge Road; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery, sections 27 and 17, after 1854.
Vandersee-Kendrick CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianThis cemetery has never been located; no information is available.
Van Veghten Cemetery (also known as the Charles Yates Farm Cemetery) DAR recordsFormerly opposite the Wier farm, on the south side of Route 67, west of Knickerbacker Road; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 22.
Waldron Cemetery (also known as Hemstreet Cemetery)Clipping from the Troy Record newspaper dated March 4, 1919Now on the Durant Farm, south of Route 67, just before the railroad tracks; a white picket fence surrounds it.
Webster CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianTake River Road southward from Hemstreet Park to Pinewoods Road; turn left; the cemetery is toward the river from the second house on the right, 0.25 mile from the river.
Wolf CemeteryWarren BroderickOn the north side of Deep Kill Road, south of Calhoun Drive.
Wool CemeterySchaghticoke HistorianFrom Fogarty Road, turn right onto Wetzel Road; the cemetery is on the Myron Wetsel farm.
Yates CemeterySchaghticoke Hisorian; Find A GraveGo south on River Road from Hemstreet Park; turn in at the entrance to a gravel bank; the cemetery is on a hill behind the Anderson house.



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