Cemeteries in 1910

rosehill_Crematory_1910_adFairchild Sons, funeral directors in Brooklyn, NY, published Fairchild Cemetery Manual: A Reliable Guide to the Cemeteries of Greater New York and Vicinity in 1910. For genealogists, the manual provides a list of burial places within 50 miles of New York City; 1910 prices for plots, graves, and services for each cemetery; and laws governing embalmers, undertakers, burials, transportation of the dead, administration of estates, and burial of soldiers and marines. Typical of funeral notices of the time period, the guide lists which trolleys and trains run near each cemetery. Below are some (not all!) of the details provided for cemeteries in Union county. Check Community pages for links and additional data.

B’Nai Jeshurun Cemetery, S. Broad St., Elizabeth, NJ. Jewish. Owned by Congregation B’Nai Jeshurun.

Evergreen Cemetery, Plainfield Ave., Plainfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the Baptist Church, Plainfield.

Evergreen Cemetery, N. Broad St., Elizabeth, NJ. [Hillside, NJ]. Non-sectarian. [No owners listed.]

Fairview Cemetery, E. Broad St., Westfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Fairview Cemetery Inc.

Gomley Chesod Cemetery, Elizabeth, NJ. Jewish. Owned by Gomley Chesod Hebrew Cemetery Association.

Hazelwood Cemetery, Plainfield Rd., Rahway, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Hazelwood Cemetery Lot-Owners Inc.

Hillside Cemetery, Woodland Ave., Plainfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Hillside Cemetery Association; controlled by lot owners.

Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Main St., Springfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the M.E. Church.

Methodist Episcopal or Monument Cemetery, Plainfield Ave., Plainfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by First M.E. Church of Plainfield, NJ.

Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Elizabeth, NJ. Catholic. Owned by St. Patrick’s Church of Elizabeth, NJ.

Oheb Scholem Cemetery, N. Broad St., West Elizabeth, NJ. Jewish. Owned by Oheb Scholem Cemetery Association of Newark, NJ.

Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Main St. Springfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the Presbyterian Church of Springfield, NJ. “This is an old Revolutionary War Cemetery and has been closed for about 65 years.”

Presbyterian Cemetery, Chatham St., Plainfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the First Presbytetian Church of Plainfield, NJ.

Presbyterian Cemetery, Main St., Springfield, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the Presbyterian Church of Springfield, NJ.

Presbyterian Cemetery, Stuyvesant Ave., Union, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, Union, NJ.

Quaker Cemetery, Watchung Ave., Plainfield, NJ. Quaker. Owned by the Society of Friends of Plainfield, NJ. “This cemetery is a small churchyard and has been closed for several years.”

Rahway Cemetery, St. George Ave., Rahway, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Rahway Cemetery Corporation.

Rosehill Crematory and Cemetery, Linden, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Rose Hill Cemetery Association, also owners of Rosehill Crematory located in the cemetery.

Rosedale and Linden Park Cemetery, Linden, NJ. Non-sectarian. Owned by Rosedale and Linden Park Cemetery Association.

St. Mary’s Cemetery, Berkman and East 3rd Sts., Plainfield, NJ. Catholic. Owned by St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 6th St., Plainfield, NJ.

St. Mary’s Cemetery, corner Berkman St. and St. Mary’s Ave., Plainfield, NJ. Catholic. Owned by the Diocese of Newark, NJ.

St. Mary’s Cemetery, Madison Hill Rd., Rahway, NJ. Catholic. Owned by St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church of Rahway, NJ.

St. Teresa’s Cemetery, Passaic Ave., Summit, NJ. Catholic. Owned by St. Teresa’s Church, Summit, NJ.