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Montville New Jersey Reformed Cemetery

Church Lane Montville Twp. Morris County New Jersey

Contibuted by Kevin Riley on 22 Feb. 2001

Kevin's Notes:

The Montville Reformed Church started in old Boonton about 1756. About 1818, the church moved to Montville/Persepeny to be more centrally located, and it incorporated Dec. 18, 1818 as the First Reformed Dutch Church of Montville (it's name to this day,according to papers found by Doug Graham at the Church.) About 40/100's of an acre was purchased from Garret Duryea , also in 1818, for the church and cemetery. (History of Morris County New Jersey p. 252-3)

Among the Elders was my ancestor, John Collerd. The Collerds moved to Montville about 1810. Before that, they lived in Bergen Township, where John was a clerk in the Bergen RDC. Before a church had a regular Minister ( or Dominie) , the churches had Voorleezers , who kept records , taught school , etc.After the Bergen Church received a full time Minister , John became a clerk from 1789-1809 (Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey Vol. 22 p394) He was paid 2 15s per year for his labors (ibid p7). Ministers were in short supply and they traveled from Church to Church. They incorporated when a regular Minister was obtained . John died in 1830, and is buried in Bergen Twp. His widow is listed below.

Mahalo to Walt Olson for sharing this with me, and ultimately, you

No transcribers' name appears on the manuscript. There were a few obvious mistakes and typos I corrected, and a few things I pointed out. Hopefully, no one will have to do the same to my work.


All names are as I found them

* This person not buried in this particular plot. Most usually the internee's parent(s) or spouse. This was marked on the manuscript

+ This person not buried in this plot. See above. Not marked as noted above in the manuscript. My notation.

All notes in (parenthesis) from the original. My additional notes are marked KR The period the person was alive is written as year/month/day ; hence 67/3/11 means 67 years/3 months/11 days

Eagan, James b 1815 d 1886 wife Emeline Van Ness b 1826 d 1917 daughter Antoinette b 1850 d 1917; son Isaac b 1859 d 1928; daughter Lennie Brown (no dates); daughter Gracie ( no dates)

Earls, Asa W. b Oct 27, 1845 d Feb 19, 1906 & wife Amelia*: son John Wilson b Sept 2, 1873 d Feb 7, 1894

Eccleston, George F b Nov 11, 1858 wife Carrie J. Crane b March 22 1863 d Nov 9, 1923 daughter Laucetta b June 24, 1884 d July 24, 1888; son Ralph b Feb 27, 1899 d Aug 15, 1903

Eccleston, Margaret b 1833 d 1905

Ellithorp, Hellenice A. see Oscar Gaines

Estler, Conrad d Sept 12, 1845 63/8/21 wife Lydia Williams d Jan 15, 1835 51/5/13

Estler, Hiram d Sept 23, 1843 22/0/15

Estler, Ira d July 16, 1852 43/0/18

Estler, John d April 11, 1843 95 yrs (KR: I imagine this is the John 'Esler' whose declaration concerning his Rev. service I transcribed earlier. To read this, go to : http://www.rootsweb.com/~njmorris/militia/morrisdecl1.htm (for John's) and http://www.rootsweb.com/~njmorris/morris3.htm#Military (for others-KR)

Estler, Mary see David Miller

Ewen, Sarah H. see Marcus Gaines

Ewen, William Waterbury b Jan 21, 1811 d Jan 14, 1889 (on same monument, relationship not stated: Harriet Scudder b March 1814 d Dec 28, 1887

Fantz, August b Feb 28, 1850 d Jan 14, 1889 wife Dorothy b Jan 8, 1850 d Dec 22, 1850

Ferrris, George E. b 1855 d 1908 daughter Edith b 1879 d 1895; daughter Annie b 1877 d 1878 (on Isaac Ferris monument)

Ferris , Isaac b 1829 d 1898 Martha Mandeville b 1829 daughter Sarah Ann b 1852 d 1860 daughter Mary b 1861 d 1877

Fox , Martha see Benjamin Starkey

Fredricks, Betsey d May 23, 1842 21 yrs (Betsey and Thomas Fredricks are between Henry and wife Margaret)

Fredericks, Daniel b April 8, 1820 d Dec 28, 1838 wife Maria b Feb 17, 1827 d Jan 23, 1911

Fredericks, Elenor see John Kavana

Fredericks, Henry T. d Oct 15, 1859 88 yrs wife Margaret d April 1, 1866 74 yrs.

Fredericks, John d March 30, 1833 72 yrs.

Fredricks, Thomas d Jan 7, 1845 17/1/0 ( see Betsey Fredricks)

Freeborn, Mary Kate d 1862 (in Richard Duryea plot)

Frone, Belle b 1858 d 1919

Choose from Montville Reformed Church Cemetery, Montville Twp. Morris Co

[Surnames A to C] [Surnames D] [Surnames E to F] [Surnames G to H] [Surnames J to L] [Surnames M to N] [Surnames P] [Surnames Q to R] [Surnames S to T] [Surnames V] [Surnames W to Z]


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