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Van Houten Cemetery
Bergen County, New Jersey

108 Delaware Lane
Franklin Lakes, NJ

Lat: 40° 59' 36"N, Lon: 74° 11' 48"W

Contributed by Richard Hrazanek, Oct 15, 2002, updated Apr 22, 2004 [rhrazanek@yahoo.com]. Total records =126.

To reach the Van Houten Cemetery, take Franklin Lake Road to Vee Drive, to 108 Delaware Lane. The cemetery is located in a residential neighborhood, between two homes. The cemetery, not visible from the street, comes into view as you go up and around a small driveway.

This multi-generational cemetery is still used today by the descendents of John Van Houten, who left the property in his will. The grounds of the cemetery are well maintained. A metal fence around the property could use some minor repairs. Unfortunately a couple of the obelisk markers have fallen off their bases.

In the August 1992 Cemetery Inventory Booklet, published by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, they listed Andrew Schaaf as a contact person for the cemetery, with an address of 749 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417. The same publication mentions that an inventory of the cemetery was done by John Neafie in 1911.

I visited and surveyed this cemetery in late August, 2002. This is a complete listing of visible internments. I have photographs of most of the stones if anyone wants them.

- Richard Hrazanek

??, Earl, no dates or last name, s/w Samie & Walter
??, Mother, no dates
??, Samie, no dates or last name, s/w Walter & Earl
??, Walter, no dates or last name, s/w Earl & Samie
Ackerman, Abram, b. 19 Sep 1831, d. 5 Apr 1913
Ackerman, Charity Ann (Romaine), b. 6 Jul 1839, d. 1 Feb 1902
Ackerman, Charles, b. 23 Apr 1868, d. 7 Apr 1943, h/o Eva Van Houten
Ackerman, Ellen, d. 23 Oct 1840, 19y 8m 8d, d/o John & Hester Ackerman
Ackerman, Eva (Van Houten), b. 4 Apr 1870, d. 27 Jan 1939, w/o Charles Ackerman
Ackerman, Hester (Post), d. 20 Nov 1837, 39y 10m 16d
Ackerman, John J., d. 17 Oct 1828, 35y 5m 4d
Ackerman, Lena, b. 21 Apr 1858, d. 18 Sep 1865
Archer, Charles E., b. 1877, d. 1947, s/w Jennie M.
Archer, Jennie M., b. 1881, d. 1946, s/w Charles E.
Berdan, Cornelia Jane (Snyder), b. d. 6 Sep 1854, 19y 6m 2d, w/o Albert Berdan, d/o John G. & Maria Snyder
Berdan, Marietta, b. d. 14 Jun 1854, 8m 2d, d/o Albert & Cornelia J. Berdan
Cooper, Caroline (Ackerman), d. 27 Feb 1843, 26y 1m 25d, w/o James Cooper
Cooper, Orlando, d. 7 Jun 1843, 1y 5m 7d, s/o James & Caroline Cooper
Davenport, Edna, b. 1904, d. 1969, s/w T. William
Davenport, T. William, b. 1898, d. 1976, s/w Edna
De Boer, Henry, b. 1877, d. 1950, s/w Mable
De Boer, Mable, b. 1883, d. 1951, s/w Henry
Demarest, Catharine, d. 13 Aug 1849, 52y 3m 14d, w/o James J. Demarest
Groenewal, Ella May (Van Houten), b. 1899, d. 1979, w/o John Groenewal
Groenewal, John, b. 1895, d. 1984, h/o Ella May Van Houten
Kincaid, Alice (Fletcher), b. 1913, d. 1978
Kincaid, Donald Earl, b. 1899, d. 1965
Kincaid, Edith (Higgins), b. 1913, d. 1976
Kincaid, Edward G., b. 1911, d. 1993
Kincaid, James Henry, b. 1871, d. 1942
Kincaid, Joseph Thornley, b. 1908, d. 1991
Kincaid, Minnie (Van Houten), b. 1876, d. 1915
Krug, Margaret, b. 1905, d. 1989, s/w William
Krug, William, b. 15 Jan 1896, d. 9 Jan 1964, US NAVY WWI, s/w Margaret
Lawrence, Agnes K., b. 1914, d. 1999
Lawrence, Walter R., b. 1910, d. 1972
Lawrence, Walter R., b. 1935, d. 1985
Post, Lewis, b. 1873, d. 1964
Romaine, Margaret (Van Houten), b. 1 Jan 1803, d. 9 Apr 1881, w/o Nicolas D. Romaine
Romaine, Nicolas D., no dates, b. 14 Jun 1800, d. 28 Nov 1878, h/o Margaret Van Houten
Roodenburg, Eleanor, b. 1929, d. 1995, s/w Johan
Roodenburg, Johan, b. 1929, d. 2003, s/w Eleanor
Schaaf, George, b. 1897, d. 1974
Schaaf, Mary, b. 1901, d. 1954
Schreiber, Greta (Van Houten), b. 8 Mar 1906, d. 4 Apr 1973, w/o Henry W
Schreiber, Henry W., b. 4 Jul l906, d. 14 Apr l988, h/o Greta
Senior, Herbert, no dates, MUS. 2 N.J. INF. SP. AM. WAR
Senior, Patricia Olga, no dates, no dates
Snyder, John G., b. Jun 1815, d. Mar 1894
Snyder, Maria (Van Houten), b. May 1818, d. Feb 1905, w/o John G. Snyder
Stagg, Cornelia, d. 12 Aug 1849, 34y 10m 9d, d/o Isaac I. & Maria Stagg
Stagg, David I., no dates, b. 6 Sep 1816, d. 11 May 1886
Stagg, Elizabeth (Lydecker), b. 16 Aug 1820, d. 29 Mar 1891, w/o David I. Stagg
Stagg, Isaac I., d. 1 Nov 1861, 73y 8m 11d
Stagg, John I., d. 6 Dec 1831, 20y 9m 14d, s/o Isaac I. & Maria Stagg
Stagg, Maria, d. 29 Apr 1866, 74y 6m 24d, w/o Isaac I. Stagg
Van Horn, Eliza, d. 12 Dec 1834, 8y 9m 22d, d/o Cornelius & Ann Van Horn
Van Houten, Abraham, b. 26 May 1809, d. 19 Nov 1850
Van Houten, Ann (Yeomans), b. 20 Apr 1821, d. 3 May 1900, w/o John Ryerson Van Houten
Van Houten, Ann, d. 2 Sep 1826, 8y 9m 7d, d/o Ralph & Rachel Van Houten
Van Houten, Anna J. (Post), b. 28 Dec 1864, d. 21 Oct 1908, w/o James Van Houten
Van Houten, Anna Mariah, d. 2 Apr 1873, 52y, w/o Levi Van Houten
Van Houten, Anna, d. 19 Sep 1904, 56y, w/o Isaac
Van Houten, Anna, d. 8 Aug 1838, 69y 6m 15d, w/o John
Van Houten, Barbara, b. 1918, d/o John & Retta Van Houten, sister of Margaret Van Houten
Van Houten, Bertha B., no dates, w/o David Van Houten
Van Houten, Bridget (Garrison), b. 5 Dec 1815, d. 18 Oct 1892, w/o Abraham Van Houten
Van Houten, Catharine, d. 28 Oct 1866, 16y, d/o Levi & Ann Maria Van Houten
Van Houten, Clark, no dates
Van Houten, Conrad, d. 7 Sep 1835, 21y 8m 8d
Van Houten, Cornelia (Ackerman), b. 12 Jul 1794, d. 7 May 1877, w/o James Van Houten
Van Houten, Cornelia Adeline, no dates, b. 15 Mar 1848, d. 30 Aug 1853, d/o John R. & Ann Van Houten
Van Houten, Cornelia Amanda, no dates, b. 4 Apr 1844, d. 22 Sep 1846, d/o John R. & Ann Van Houten
Van Houten, Daniel, b. 7 Nov 1852, d. 4 May 1931
Van Houten, David, b. 1867, d. 1933
Van Houten, David, b. 1876, d. 1893
Van Houten, Dowah, b. 10 Sep 1811, d. 4 Sep 1859
Van Houten, Edward, b. 1879, d. 1968, s/w Grace
Van Houten, Edwin, b. 1849, d. 1913
Van Houten, Eliza E. (Courter), b. 1856, d. 1928
Van Houten, Elizabeth (Loxley), b. 1837, d. 1915, w/o Garrett H. Van Houten
Van Houten, Elizabeth, d. 23 Jan 1873, 82y, w/o Jacob Van Houten
Van Houten, Elizabeth, d. 9 Apr 1835, 4m 3d, d/o Conrad & Matilda Van Houten
Van Houten, Frank, b. 1874, d. 1898
Van Houten, Garret, b. 28 Aug 1838, d. 6 Feb 1882
Van Houten, Garrett H., b. 1841, d. 1925, h/o Elizabeth Loxley
Van Houten, George, d. 5 Sep 1830, 1y 10m 20d, s/o Isaac & Margaret Van Houten
Van Houten, Gilliam, b. 13 Aug 1819, d. 6 5 1863, Col. 21st Regt. N.J. Vol. Wounded at battle of Chancellorsville, VA. May 4th and prisoner by the Rebels.
Van Houten, Grace, b. 1878, d. 1957, s/w Edward
Van Houten, Infant, d. 7 May 1836, infant of C. & M. Van Houten
Van Houten, Isaac, b. 1857, d. 1942
Van Houten, Isaac, d. 19 Feb 1932, 94y
Van Houten, Isaac, d. 20 Mar 1825, s/o Ralph & Rachel Van Houten
Van Houten, Isaac, d. 24 Mar 1831, 31y 3m 7d
Van Houten, Jacob B., d. 19 Apr 1903, 90y 4m
Van Houten, Jacob, b. 14 Aug 1790, d. 2 May 1856, 66y 8m 18d
Van Houten, James Henry, no dates, b. 3 Nov 1794, d. 19 Oct 1854, s/o John R. & Ann Van Houten
Van Houten, James, b. 11 May 1794, d. 24 Aug 1877
Van Houten, James, b. 23 Jul 1859, d. 28 May 1921, h/o Anna J. Post
Van Houten, James, d. 23 Sep 1840, 13y 7m 18d, s/o Jacob & Elizabeth Van Houten
Van Houten, Jane V.H. (De Baun), b. 1825, d. 1906, w/o Richard A. Van Houten
Van Houten, John R., b. 1880, d. 1957, , h/o Retta E. Van Houten, f/o Margaret E. & Barbara
Van Houten, John R., no dates, s/o Daniel Van Houten & Mary E. Pulis
Van Houten, John Ryerson, no dates, b. 6 Feb 1822, d. 5 Aug 1872
Van Houten, John, d. 11 Apr 1834, 20y 1m 22d, s/o Ralph & Rachel Van Houten
Van Houten, John, d. 29 Apr 1832, 71y 20d, h/o Anna
Van Houten, Kittie, b. d. 14 May 1866, 18y 8m, d/o Richard A. & Jane Van Houten
Van Houten, Margaret (Ackerman), d. 22 Mar 1891, 73y, w/o Col. Gilliam Van Houten
Van Houten, Margaret A., no dates, b. 13 Jan 1836, d. 6 Oct 1882
Van Houten, Margaret, b. 1913, d. 27 May 2002, , d/o John & Retta Van Houten, sister of Barbara Van Houten
Van Houten, Mary (Henion), b. 1868, d. 1911, second w/o Daniel Van Houten
Van Houten, Mary C., no dates, b. 19 Nov 1839, d. 23 Jul 1882
Van Houten, Mary Ellen (Pulis), b. 1 Apr 1854, d. 17 Feb 1900, w/o Daniel Van Houten
Van Houten, Mrs, no dates or first name, w/o Clark Van Houten
Van Houten, Peter P., b. 1875, d. 1930
Van Houten, Rachel, d. 11 Feb 1824, 36y 3m 25d, w/o Ralph Van Houten
Van Houten, Ralph, d. 5 Jan 1860, 72y 11m 22d
Van Houten, Retta E., b. 1876, d. 1957, , w/o John R. Van Houten, m/o Margaret E. & Barbara
Van Houten, Richard A., b. 1821, d. 1882
Van Houten, Roy John, b. 1954, d. 1978
Van Houten, Roy, b. 1911, d. 1968
Van Houten, Sally Maria, no dates, b. 3 Jun 1846, d. 29 Aug 1863, d/o John R. & Ann Van Houten
Van Houten, Zenie (Neafie), d. 3 Aug 1875, 25y, w/o Edwin Van Houten who was the s/o Gilliam Van Houten
Van Orden, Maria, d. 21 Jan 1842, 95y 5m 9d, w/o James
Van Riper, Anna (Van Houten), b. 29 Jul 1863, d. 17 Nov 1952, w/o Demarest Van Riper
Van Riper, Demarest, b. 4 May 1862, d. 23 Oct 1941

 

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