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Jersey Family Burial Ground
New City, Rockland County, New York

184 North Little Tor Road
New City, NY 10956-2615

Lat: 41° 09' 33"N, Lon: 74° 00' 18"W

Contributed by Jan Starbird, Apr 18, 2006 [broomflyer@gmail.com]. Total records = 15.

To reach this cemetery, from the court house in New City NY, drive west on Hempstead Road for about 3 blocks, turn right/north onto Little Tor Road for about 1 mile. Cemetery will be in the field on the left. If you come to Phillops Hill Rd, you went too far.

This is a small family cemetery, which was used during the time of the Revolutionary War. It is situated on the private property of Dr Bert Feldman, in the south corner. One needs to obtain permission to access it.

The earliest death date is 1821 and the latest date is 1879. It is quite small in size only covering an area of about 10' x 10'.

I walked and transcribed this cemetery in Apr of 2006.

- Jan Starbird
Helms, Emeline (Van Houten), b. 4/16/1793, d. 3/2/1863, wife of Samuel mother of Peter
Helms, Samuel, stone down
Helms, Sarah Ann, b. 7/7/1790, d. 12/17/1879, 2nd wife of Samuel
Jersey, Abraham, b. 10/14/1767, d. 5/11/1842, husb of Rebeccah
Jersey, Abram J., b. 10/24/1817, d. 9/8/1848, husb of Elizabeth
Jersey, Elizabeth, b. 3/5/1798, d. 7/20/1851, wife of Abram J.
Jersey, John A., b. 6/6/1793, d. 6/23/1875
Jersey, John, b. 12/28/1740, d. 9/12/1821, husb of Annetje Blauvelt, Rev War Vet Pvt, 2nd Regt, Orange County NY Militia
Jersey, Rebeccah, b. 5/24/1773, d. 12/5/1837, wife of Abraham
Stevens, Dorothy, b. 9/28/1754, d. 4/11/1825, wife of Resolvert
Stevens, Resolvert, b. 1/16/1752, d. 1/4/1850, husb of Dorothy Onderdonk, Rev War Vet 2nd Regt, Orange County NY Militia
Stokum, Anna, b. 10/19/1803, d. 2/26/1875, wife of Samuel
Stokum, Peter H., b. 5/19/1832, d. 3/30/1852, son of Samuel & Ann
Stokum, Samuel, b. 10/31/1803, d. 7/14/1878, husb of Anna
Van Riper, Caty, d. 11/24/1863

 

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