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Cemeteries in New Rochelle

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  1. Allaire Cemetery – Adjoined Old Huguenot Burying Ground. The Allaire Cemetery (Allaire Family Burial Ground) was removed to the Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery in 1956.
  2. Beechwoods Cemetery – end of Beechwood Avenue
  3. Colored Cemetery – Stratton Road
  4. Coutant Cemetery – corner of Eastchester Road and Webster avenue
  5. DeVeau Plot – North Avenue near Wilmot Road
  6. First Methodist Cemetery [a.k.a. Israel Seacord Cemetery] – North Avenue
  7. Flandreau Graveyard – Chester Place
  8. Harrison Cemetery – on smaller island in Echo Bay
  9. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery – Kings Highway
  10. Lispenard Cemetery – Davenport Neck
  11. Old Catholic Cemetery – off of Drake Avenue. According to a county map, this is St. Joseph's Cemetery.
  12. Old Colored Cemetery – on Church Street near Main Street
  13. Old Colored Cemetery – on Pelham Road near DeVeau Town
  14. Old Huguenot Burying Ground – Division Street and Union Avenue
  15. Old Slave Lot on Davis Farm – Lovell Road
  16. Presbyterian Cemetery – Huguenot Street
  17. Pugsley Plot – Beechmont Drive
  18. Shute Lot – North Avenue and Chauncey Avenue
  19. St. John's Methodist Cemetery – Main Street and LeCount Place
  20. St. Mathew's Catholic Cemetery – St. Joseph's Street
  21. Thomas Paine's Grave and Monument – North Avenue and Pain Avenue
  22. Trinity Cemetery – Huguenot Street and Division Street

The listing of cemeteries and family plots was obtained from the book entitled New Rochelle Tombstone Inscriptions. For locations of the above-listed cemeteries and plots, please refer to the accompanying map of New Rochelle.

Information about the current status of these cemeteries and plots and/or disposition of their burials has been added above along with the source.

Sources and References

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
New Rochelle Tombstone Inscriptions: A Record of All Inscriptions in the Old Cemeteries; with Supplementary Information, [New Rochelle, New York: DAR, 1941]
Seacord, Morgan H. and Hadaway, William S.
Historical Landmarks of New Rochelle [New Rochelle, NY: New Rochelle Trust Company, 1938]

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