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Spotlight: Miscellaneous Cemetery Databases

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Valerie Beaudrault

Valerie Beaudrault
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Diocese of Wilmington Cemeteries, Delaware
Wilmington, the largest city in Delaware, is the seat of New Castle County, located in the northern part of the state. The records for three cemeteries comprise this database: All Saints, Cathedral, and Gate of Heaven. This database can be searched by first name and last name. You can search one cemetery at a time or all of them at the same time. The data fields in the search results are name, death date, birth date, cemetery name, and grave location.


GAR Cemetery, Miami, Oklahoma
The GAR Cemetery database is accessible from the city of Miami, Oklahoma, website. Click on the Departments link on the homepage. Scroll down the dropdown list and select the GAR Cemetery Records link to open a PDF file containing an alphabetical list of the individuals with surnames beginning with the letters A through P, who are buried in the cemetery. The data fields in the database are last name, first name, middle name, suffix, date of birth, age, and interment date. The burials cover the period from 1894 to 2002. You will need free Adobe Acrobat Reader to download this list.


Jewish Cemeteries, Bergen County, New Jersey
Hackensack is the seat of Bergen County, located in the northeast corner of New Jersey.


Riverside Cemetery 
Riverside Cemetery is located in Saddle Brook. It is a garden cemetery, established in the early part of the twentieth century. The first burial took place in 1910 and by the 1930s more than 70,000 gravesites in the cemetery had been sold. Click on the Genealogy Search button in the contents list to open the search page. The database can be searched by first name and last name and can be limited by approximate year of death. The data fields in the search results are name and date of death. There is a Record Locator link through which you can email the cemetery administration for additional information.


Mount Moriah Cemetery
Mount Moriah Cemetery is located in the city of Fairview. The cemetery website contains a searchable burial database. Click on the Grave Locator link in the contents to access it. The database can be searched by individual (last name, first name) or by organization. The data fields in the search results for individuals are last name & first name, date buried, organization, and section. There is also a “Map It” link. Click on that link to open a new page with a cemetery map.

Posted by Michael Leclerc at 04/21/2011 04:32:03 PM | 

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