Westchester County, NY
Cemeteries in New Rochelle
- Allaire Cemetery – Adjoined Old Huguenot Burying Ground. The Allaire Cemetery (Allaire Family Burial Ground) was removed to the Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery in 1956.
- Beechwoods Cemetery – end of Beechwood Avenue
- Colored Cemetery – Stratton Road
- Coutant Cemetery – corner of Eastchester Road and Webster avenue
- DeVeau Plot – North Avenue near Wilmot Road
- First Methodist Cemetery [a.k.a. Israel Seacord Cemetery] – North Avenue
- Flandreau Graveyard – Chester Place
- Harrison Cemetery – on smaller island in Echo Bay
- Holy Sepulchre Cemetery – Kings Highway
- Lispenard Cemetery – Davenport Neck
- Old Catholic Cemetery – off of Drake Avenue. According to a county map, this is St. Joseph's Cemetery.
- Old Colored Cemetery – on Church Street near Main Street
- Old Colored Cemetery – on Pelham Road near DeVeau Town
- Old Huguenot Burying Ground – Division Street and Union Avenue
- Old Slave Lot on Davis Farm – Lovell Road
- Presbyterian Cemetery – Huguenot Street
- Pugsley Plot – Beechmont Drive
- Shute Lot – North Avenue and Chauncey Avenue
- St. John's Methodist Cemetery – Main Street and LeCount Place
- St. Mathew's Catholic Cemetery – St. Joseph's Street
- Thomas Paine's Grave and Monument – North Avenue and Pain Avenue
- 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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