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.

Name Data Source Location
Ackert Cemetery
#33
Warren Broderick Formerly located on the east side of Verbeck Street;
it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery sometime between 1863 and 1881.
Bromer Family Cemetery
#24
Schaghticoke Historian From 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)
#1
DAR Records and
LDS film #928043
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 No 1
#3
Schaghticoke Historian On 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 No 2
#37
Warren Broderick Formerly 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 Cemetery
#35
Warren Broderick Formerly on the east side of Main Street in Schaghticoke village;
removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 21, between 1863 and 1881.
Burch Farm Cemetery
#4
1937 DAR copy; rechecked
by Town Historian
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 Cemetery
#39
Warren Broderick Formerly on the south side of Masters Street, between Barton Road
and Schweniger Road; it was removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 23,
after 1860.
Elmwood Cemetery
#6
Copied 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
On Rensselaer County Route 125, across from the Rensselaer County
Fairgrounds main entrance.
Groesbeck Cemetery
(Harmon and Peter)
#8
Schaghticoke Historian From 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 #7.
Groesbeck Cemetery
(John)
#7
Schaghticoke Historian From 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.
Groesbeck Cemetery
(Walter)
#9
1922 copy by Mr. Thomas,
later recopied by
Warren Broderick
Between Melrose and Schaghticoke, on the west side of Route 40,
north of Bracken Road and north of the Carlson farm.
Hemstreet Farm Cemetery
#29
Clipping from an old
Troy Record newspaper
Two gravestones are located between the old Hemstreet house and
the golf clubhouse, in the middle of a pasture.
Knickerbacker Cemetery
(Knickerbocker)
#11
DAR records Take 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
#15
. 1 mile north of Melrose, on the corner of Northline Drive
and Valley Falls Road.
Masters Cemetery
#12
Schaghticoke Historian 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
#14
1937 DAR copy;
rechecked by
Town Historian in 1987
On the east side of route 40, south of the village, opposite Hansen Road.
Mosher Cemetery
#40
Warren Broderick Formerly 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 Cemetery
#5
Copied by
Don and Clare Radz
in 1993
Turn 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 Cemetery
#30
Schaghticoke Historian This cemetery has not been exactly located.
Old Presbyterian Cemetery
#23 (also known as
Valley Falls Cemetery)
Schaghticoke Historian On the north side of Route 67, between Schaghticoke and
Valley Falls, at the junction of Geary Road and Route 67.
Old Shreve Farm Cemetery
#16
DAR records On 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/
Klein Cemetery
#36
Warren Broderick Formerly 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 Cemetery
#31
Warren Broderick 200 feet east of Hoyles Road, 0.6 mile north of Casey Road.
Reynolds Cemetery
#17
DAR records;
rechecked by
Town Historian
On 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 Cemetery
#19
Inscriptions copied by
members of Latham Ward,
LDS Church, in 1993
At the intersection of NY State Route 40 and Rensselaer
County Route 125.
Old Schaghticoke Cemetery
#22
DAR records Between Elmwood Cemetery #6 and Saint John's Cemetery #19,
on Rensselaer County Route 125, across from the Rensselaer
County Fairgrounds.
Simmons Cemetery
#41
DAR records E. 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 Cemetery
#18
DAR records;
rechecked by
Schaghticoke Historian
North 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 Cemetery #32Warren Broderick Formerly on the north side of Masters Street, west of Bell Road;
removed to Elmwood Cemetery, section 7, between 1863 and 1881.
Van Antwerp Cemetery
(Isaac)
#28
Tombstones copied by
Don and Clare Radz
in 1993
Take 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. The cemetery is also known as Shotmeyer Farm Cemetery.
Van Antwerp Cemetery
(Margaret)
#2
Warren Broderick On 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 Cemetery
#34
Warren Broderick Formerly 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 Cemetery
#27
Schaghticoke Historian This cemetery has never been located; no information is available.
Van Veghten Cemetery
#25 (also known as the
Charles Yates Farm Cemetery)
DAR records Formerly 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
#10 (also known as
Hemstreet Cemetery)
Clipping from the
Troy Record newspaper
dated March 4, 1919
Now on the Durant Farm, south of Route 67, just before the
railroad tracks; a white picket fence surrounds it.
Webster Cemetery
#20
Schaghticoke Historian Take 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 Cemetery
#38
Warren Broderick On the north side of Deep Kill Road, south of Calhoun Drive.
Wool Cemetery
#26
Schaghticoke Historian From Fogarty Road, turn right onto Wetzel Road; the cemetery
is on the Myron Wetsel farm.
Yates Cemetery
#21
Schaghticoke Hisorian Go 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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