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Montville Reformed Cemetery New Jersey Surnames W - Z

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

Welsher, John J d July 8, 1848

White, Jane see John Bradervalt, Sr

White, Merritt T b 1850 d 1913
wife Anna Peer b 1854
daughter Ora Belle b 1893 d 1895. All on same monument
Ora Belle also on own stone; b Jan 29, 1893 d May 9, 1895

Whitehead, John d June 26, 1875 67/5/1
wife Sarah J Peer b 1812 d 1877

Wilcox, Samuel* & wife Eliza*: son Edwin b Jan 13, 1864 d Dec 18, 1864 0/11/5

Williams, Charles E. d April 22, 1868 41 yrs
wife Louisa d Feb 12, 1925 91 yrs

Williams, Lydia see Conrad Estler

Winans, Virginia V see John Bradervalt, Jr

Woodruff, Christopher D b 1837 d 1910
wife Mariatta H.C. (MD)(possibly a Crane) b 1837 d 1912
son Benjamin C b 1862 d 1863; daughter Flora b 1864 d 1921

Young, Abby see Giles Romine

Young, Andrew d Aug 18, 1885 71/5/29
wife Rachel d June 18, 1871 56/4/4

Young, David d Aug 5, 1869 67/4/9

Youngs, Eliza see Giles De Mott

Young, George W b 1849 d 1919
wife Melinda V. b 1850 d 1899
son Stephen W b Feb 25, 1876 d April 7, 1876; daughter Mabel A b March 21, 1881 d July 23, 1888

In Andrew Young plot

Young, George W d Nov 9, 1868 23/2/10

Young, James b Sept 16, 1811 d Nov 11, 1892
wife Ann M Duryea b Dec 18, 1815 d July 30, 1882

Young, James D b Aug 2, 1832 d June 22, 1886
wife Mary E. b Jan 26, 1840 d Jan 7, 1904
daughter Irene b July 4, 1867 d Sept 29, 1888

Young, Mary E see Eugene Courter

Young, Mary E b 1832 d 1914

Young, Peter J d May 24, 1831 40/3/13
wife Sarah d April 13, 1873 87/8/10
son John d Aug 26, 1819 2/9/19

Zeek, Jacob b March 6, 1844 d Sept 6, 1887
wife Mary E b July 6, 1845 d Jan 10, 1921

Judy, "our colored woman" d March 1852 64 yrs.

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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