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Kingwood United Methodist Church Graveyard

 

 

 

 

Kingwood Township History

 
 

Kingwood United Methodist Church

formerly

Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church

"Free Burial Ground"

First map of graveyard by Elmer Niece 1932

Earliest burial 1825 - Last burial 1904

 

Located on County Route 519 in Kingwood Township, New Jersey

The following information is based on the Elmer Niece 1932 map and site visits in 2007-2008.  This is a "work in progress" and any and all are encouraged to provide data, such as historical photographs, documents, personal recollections, or any other information that can be gleaned from the existing monuments. – RD

Below is a listing of the grave markers by number and name.  To the right of the name is a link to a PDF document with a picture of the marker and additional information on the person and/or family.  It is recommended to view the map of  Grave Site Markers - February 2008 - to help you to orient the location of each grave.  Also, please see the  Church Graveyard PIctures - February 2008 .  Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us with changes or more information.

 

First Row

(facing County Route 519)

 

Site Number

Name on Grave Marker

Documents

1)

Elizabeth Snyder

Information

2)

Wm. Conner

Information

3)

Anne Conner

Information

4)

Jacob Fox

Information

5)

Ruth Fox

Information

 

Second Row

 

6)

Aaron Johnson

Information

7)

Mary Shaw Johnson

Information

8)

Cornelius H West - Son of Joseph and Mary West  - died February 27, 1838  - Age 3

(Marker not found)

9)

Wilson Bray

Information

10)

Mary West Bray

Information

1/2)

Nancy Bray

Information

 

Third Row

 

11)

Joseph West

Information

12)

Thomas West

Information

13)

Rachel West

Information

14)

Wm. West

Information

15)

Catherine Fisher West

Information

16)

Elizabeth Johnson

Information

17)

Hannah Kerr

Information

18)

Mary A. Kerr

Information

19)

Pamelia Search  (Permelia Search)

Information

20)

Margaret Search

Information

21)

Vestilla Search

Information

1/2)

Infant son of Hugh & Selenda Kerr  

Information

22)

Charles Search

Information

23)

William Search

Information

24)

Margaret P Search

Information

25 ½)

Infant daughter of Hugh & Selenda Kerr

(Marker not found)

26 ½)

Infant daughter of John Van Horn

Information

27)

Catherine Rummels  (Found Row 5)

Information

29)

Charles H Britton   (Found Row 6)

Information

30)

Thomas Britton   (Found Row 6)

 
 

Fourth Row

 

35)

Hugh McGee

Information

 

Fifth Row

 

52)

Reverend Amos M. Merselles  

Information

53)

Ann Elizabeth Merselles

Information

54)

Bethene Coryell  

Information

 

Sixth Row

 

31)

Elizabeth Reeve

Information

32)

John Romaine (Romaine and Wanamaker related) Thomas C Wanamaker, son of Nicholas Wanamaker and Pamelia Carver, his wife, was born in 1824, 8 month, 11 day.  Married Hannah Ann Romaine.  No children

(Marker not found)

33)

Susannah Wanamaker Niece

Information

34)

Michael Niece

Information

 

Child stone bearing inscription: Asa Niece

Information

36)

George Nelson Wanamaker

Information

37)

Mary Snyder

Information

38)

Asa S. Snyder

Information

39)

Ester Snyder

Information

40)

Joseph Seargeant

Information

41)

Jonathan Seargeant

 
 

Seventh Row

 
 

Howard Heath

(Marker not found)

 

George W. Van Horn  

(Marker not found)

 

John White  1904  Age 55  

(Marker not found)

 

Henry Wanamaker Niece

Information

 

Danley Plot

Located at the west end of Kingwood Church Kitchen enclosed by wrought iron fence.

 

60)

Sarah Ellen Danley (infant)

Information

61)

John Danley (infant)

Information

62)

Elizabeth Danley

Information

63)

John Danley

Information

 

Charles C.

Information

 

(broken marker -no name)

Information

64)

Margaret Vanselous

Information

Joie)

Our Son Joie

Information

 

Additional information on the Danley Family

Charles Niece married Hannah C. Snyder

5th child was Sarah Ellen Niece – Born June 23, 1843

Sarah Ellen Niece married Hiram Danley – July 21, 1866

Preacher was Henry J Hayton

A child, Edward Danley, born.  Now deceased.

8th child was Emma Jane Niece

Born January 12, 1853

Married John Hans

Child: Cora