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Montville Reformed Cemetery New Jersey

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

Sandford, Maria R d Oct 7, 1855 34/8/4

Sanborn, Matthew N* wife Maria Mowrison d April 10, 1828 24/4/3

Sandford, Perrigrine* wife Mariah d April 15, 1821 26/8/2

Seaman, Elizabeth see William Duryea

Scheets, Catharine see John Kopp

Scudder, Harriet see William Ewen

Smith, John C b Nov 17, 1845 d Sept 1, 1901
daughter Viola b Dec 1, 1879 d July 7, 1899

Spear, Henry* & wife Susan*: son Walter d Nov 22, 1836 84/9/12

Speer, Hettie see Abram Miller

Stager, Henry* wife Mary Mandeville d Jan 28, 1869 45/5/18
daughter Mary Louise b Nov 28, 1853 d Feb 7, 1857

Starkey, (?) b 1834 d 1916
wife b 1837 d 1916
son Josiah b 1868 d 1870

Starkey, Benjamin b 1798 d 1889
wife Martha Fox d Dec 2, 1822 72nd yr.
son Marshall b 1827 d 1849; son Charles d Aug 1. 1835 10/3/8; son John d Dec 17, 1834 11/5/27

Stone, Lorenzo* & wife Mary E* : daughter Olive L d Jan 8, 1876 18/7/18 (in Andrew Young plot)

Taylor, Harriet A b 1854. On same stone, Sarah M Cuttler b 1832 d 1902; Blanch B Cuttler b 1827 d 1904

Taylor, Minnie see William A Carr

Taylor, William H b 1832 d 1918
wife Mary Doremus b 1834 d 1908 d/o Cornelius B & Catharine (De Bow) Doremus

Terhune, Albert Jr* wife Leah Ann Jacobus b May 28, 1833 d Aug 3, 1863 d/o Abraham A. & Maria (Vreeland) Jacobus ( on Abraham Jacobus monument)

Thomas, Maria see Jacob Van Ness

Thorne, Henry A b 1841 d 1930
wife Caroline Rogers b 1843 d Nov 7, 1895

Tice, Sarah see William Vanderhoof

Tompkins, Daniel D.* wife Catharine Augusta d Jan 7, 1860 47/0/15
son Wilberforce d July 14, 1858 0/15/17; 2nd wife Isabella C. d Aug 3, 1878 (stone broken)

Tuttle, James b July, 25, 1810 d March 6, 1863
wife Electa B b Dec 20, 1813 d March 12, 1903
son (?) Marcus b Oct 3, 1835 d March 9, 1903

Tuttle, Simeon B b 1840 wife Ellen A. b 1847

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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