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Riverview Cemetery
Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey

870 Centre St
Trenton, NJ
(609) 396-9540

Lat: 40° 11' 42"N, Lon: 74° 45' 19"W

Riverview is situated on a hill overlooking the Delaware River in Trenton, NJ. It is a beautiful place that actually is a historic landmark, founded in 1699.

Incorporated in 1858 by an act of the New Jersey State Legisature. It is a for-profit corporation owned by stockholders. It's condition is well maintained. Lots are still available for purchase and the cemetery is active.

This is not a complete listing of all of the burials in this cemetery. The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. last edited Jul 19, 2009. Total records = 92.

Contributor's Index:

Abbott, Charles Conrad, MD, b. 1843, d. 1919, Naturalist & archeologist, [RN]
Anthiel, Goerge, b. 1900, d. 1959, musician, composed "Ballet Mecanique", [RN]
Anthiel, Henry W., Jr, b. 1912, d. 1940, attache' for USA to Finland, [RN]
Archinal, William J., b. 1842, d. 1919, Congressional Medal of Honor at Vicksburg 1863., [RN]
Beasley, Mercer, b. 18??, d. 18??, Chief Justice NJ Supreme Court, [RN]
Bell, Thomas Alsop, b. 1844, d. 1899, notorious scoundrel, son-in-law of Jonathan Steward, [RN]
Betts, Truman, MD, b. 18??, d. 187?, unique tombstone, The Raven, [RN]
Bird, John Taylor, b. 1829, d. 1911, US Representative from NJ 1869-1873, [RN]
Brandt, Albert, b. 18??, d. 1936 printer and publisher, [RN]
Brewer, John Hart, b. 1844, d. 1900, creative pottery, US Representive from NJ 1881-1885, [RN]
Briggs, Frank Obidiah Obadiah, b. 1851, d. 1913, Trenton mayor, NJ State Treasurer, US Senator, [RN]
Broome, Isaac, b. 1835, d. 1922, world renowned sculptor, [RN]
Chambers, Robert, b. 1788, d. 1865, founder of Chambersburg Borough, [RN]
Creveling, Wesley, b. 1841, d. 1920, Trenton mayor, [RN]
Dayton, William Lewis, Jr., b. 1839, d. 1897, US minister to Netherlands 1882, [RN]
Dayton, William Lewis, b. 1807, d. 1864, 1st Republican VP candidate 1856, [RN]
Donnelly, Frederick William, b. 1866, d. 1935, Trenton's greatest mayor, [RN]
Dunham, Sering P., b. 1842, d. 1913, Founder S P Dunham department stores, [RN]
Emerson, James Ezekiel, b. 18??, d. 18??, founder Emerson & Silver Saw Works, made Civil War sabers, [RN]
Ewing, Charles, b. 1824, d. 1832, NJ Supreme Court, [RN]
Foley, Arthur, b. 1865, d. 1915, killed in the sinking of the Lusitania, [RN]
Fowler, Elnora S., b. 1879, d. 1939, [SP]
Fowler, Walter C. Jr., b. 1915, d. 1989, [SP]
Fowler, Walter C., b. 1880, d. 1941, [SP]
Green, Edward T., d. 1896, judge US District Court, [RN]
Green, Henry Woodhull, b. 1804, d. 1876, NJ Supreme Court, [RN]
Gulden, John, no dates, Veteran CSA Civil War, [RN]
Halsted, William, b. 1794, d. 1878, US Representive, [RN]
Hildebrecht, George, b. 1859, d. 1903, [RN]
Hill, Edmund C., b. 1855, d. 1908, baker, [RN]
Jenter, Anna C., b. Feb 1913, d. Oct 1913, dau. of John and Anna (Tarnowski) Jenter., [DK]
Jenter, John C, b. 1888, d. Aug 1914, hus. of Anna A. Tarnowski, [DK]
Knight, Edward Jennngs, b. 1864, d. 1908, Episcopal Bishop, son-in-law of John Scarborough, [RN]
Kraemer, Alma, b. 1913, d. 10 Jul 1923, (twin) dau. of Jacob and Clara Kraemer, [DK]
Kraemer, Anna A., b. 20 Jul 1889, d. 4 Mar 1959 first wife of John Jenter, second wife of Jacob Kraemer, (nee Tarnowski), [DK]
Kraemer, Anna Mary, b. c.1854, d. 10 Oct 1930, nee Martos, [DK]
Kraemer, Carl Jacob, Sr., b. 1913, d. 6 Jun 1977, (twin) son of Jacob and Clara Kraemer, [DK]
Kraemer, Henry, b. c.1856, d. 10 Sep 1900, [DK]
Kraemer, Jacob, b. 7 Jan 1887, d. 12 May 1945, [DK]
Lenox, Walter Scott, b. 1859, d. 1920, founder of Lenox China Company, [RN]
Lenox, William Hiram, b. 1844, d. 1933, [RN]
Lindsay, Mary A., d. Jan 16, 1938, bur. Jan 18, 1938, w/o Oliver Lindsay, [KE]
MacCrellish, John A., d. 1934, telephone pioneer, [RN]
Maddock, Thomas, b. 1818, d. 1899, founder of American Standard Co, [RN]
Mahan, Calista M. (Callie Clayton), b. 1854, d. 1890, wife of Henry Furman Mahan, [SC]
Mahan, Caroline (Lena Wenzel), b. 1880, d. 1922, wife of Harry Bennett Mahan, [SC]
Mahan, Harry Bennett, b. 1878, d. 1919, husband of Lena Mahan (Caroline Wenzel), [SC]
Mahan, Henry Furman, b. 1848, d. 1898, husband of Calista (Callie) M. Clayton, [SC]
Marcy, Randolph Barnes, b. 1812, d. 1887, Major General, Black Hawk, Mexican, Seminole and Civil Wars, [RN]
Mason, Mary Ida (Phares), b. 1863, d. 1910, 1st woman Notary Public in NJ, [RN]
McClellan, Ellen M., b. 1836, d. 1915, wife of Geo. B. McClellan, [RN]
McClellan, George B., Gen., b. 1826, d. 1885, hus. of Ellen M. McClellan, Commamder and Organizer of Grand Army of Republic under President Abraham Lincoln, [RN]
McGalliard, William, b. 18??, d. 18??, 1st Christmas tree farm in America, [RN]
Mott, Gershom, b. 1822, d. 1884, Major General, Civil War & Mexican War, NJ State Prison warden, [RN]
Napton, William, b. 1812, d. 1875, Colonel 3rd NJ Militia, Civil War, [RN]
Oliphant, A. Dayton, b. 1887, d. 1963, NJ Supreme Court justice and state politian, [RN]
Oliphant, Beulah Ann, b. 1840, d. 1923, 2nd wife of Gen. Samuel D. Oliphant, member DAR, saved Old Barracks, [RN]
Oliphant, Samuel Duncan, b. 1824, d. 1904, Brevet Brigadier General, 7th PA Reserves Civil War, [RN]
Parker, Lewis M., b. 1904, d. 1986, Grand Master of Masons NJ (1951), [RN]
Perrine, Lewis, no dates, NJ Quartermaster General, [RN]
Powers, David Lane, b. 1896, d. 1968, US Representative from NJ, [RN]
Reeves, Andrew Crozer, b. 1867, d. 1936, president Trenton Times newspaper, [RN]
Rentner, Albert C., b. 1871, d. 1946, [SP]
Rentner, Anna, b. 1874, d. 1960, [SP]
Roebling, Charles Gustuvas, b. 1846, d. 1918, son of John A. Roebling, suspension bridge builder, [RN]
Roebling, John A., b. 1806, d. 1869, suspension bridge builder, [RN]
Roebling, Washington Augustus, 2nd, b. 1881, d. 1912, son of Charles G. Roebling, Mercer Car Co., drowned on Titanic, [RN]
Rusling, James Fowler, b. 1834, d. 1918, Brevet Brig-General, 5th NJ Vol. Inf., [RN]
Saidt, Harold "Bus", b. 1920, d. 1989, sports writer, inducted Baseball Hall of Fame 1922, [RN]
Scarborough, John, b. 1831, d. 1914, 4th. bishop Episcopal Diocese NJ (1875-1914), [RN]
Schuyler, Hamilton, b. 1862, d. 1933, pastor Trinity Episcopal Church, [RN]
Scudder, Edward Wallace, b. 1822, d. 1893, Chief Justice NJ Supreme Court, [RN]
Sherman, James T., no dates, editor Daily State Gazette newspaper, [RN]
Skirm, William H., b. 1841, d. 1905, Trenton mayor, [RN]
Smith, Charles Perrin, no dates, Special agent, [RN]
Southwick, Joseph Allen, b. 1837, d. 1909, supt. of John Wanamaker's Dry Goods Dept, [RN]
Speeler, Henry A., (1800's) 1st pottery in Trenton, [RN]
Stacy, Mahlon, b. 1638, d. 1704, leader of Yorkshire Quakers, [RN]
Stafford, James Bayard, (17??-1???) 2nd in command under John Paul Jones on Bon Homme Richard, [RN]
Stevens, John G., b. 1842, d. 1876, mistakenly arrest as John Wilkes Booth in Trenton, [RN]
Stokes, Edward Ansley, d. 1939, donated Trent House Museum to Trenton, [RN]
Stryker, William Scudder, b. 18??, d. 1900, Paymaster during Civil War, [RN]
Swan, Charles, b. 1822, d. 1987, Supt. of John A. Roebling Wire Works, [RN]
Switlik, Stanley, b. 1890, d. 1981, Founder of Switlik Parachute Co., [RN]
Taylor, John, b. 1837, d. 1909, created Taylor Ham, founder of Taylor Provisions Co and Taylor Opera House, [RN]
Thropp, John Exton, b. 1823, d. 1904 [RN]
Van Syckel, Bennet, b. 1830, d. 1921, Ass. Justice NJ Supreme Court (1869-1904), [RN]
Vroom, Garrett Dorset Wall, no dates, Trenton mayor, [RN]
Watson, Smith, b. 1825, d. 1864, expedition to Artic regions (1855), [RN]
West, Sarah Tye, d. Jan 19, 1938 Langhorne, PA, w/o Charles B., bur. Jan 22, 1938, [KE]
Wilson, Samuel Kirkbride, b. 1819, d. 1900, [RN]
Woodward, Evan M., b. 1828, d. 1904, Major 2nd PA Reserves, Congressional Medal of Honor, [RN]

 

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