Brooklyn Graves that Have Been Opened.

Some Account of Where Our Forefathers Were Buried -

How Their Bodies Have Been Removed-

Old Cemeteries Removed by Law-

From ghoulies and ghosties
And long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!

BURIAL INDEX by Cemetery

CEMETERIESBrooklyn Area Resting Places
Bayview-New York CemeteryWhere to write
Bushwick Dutch Reformed CemeteryBushwick btwn Conselyea & Skillman
Calvary CemeteryHistory
Calvary CemeteryMAP
Canarsie Cemetery
"In 1843 John Remsen donated land to the town of Flatlands
to be used as a burial ground located off Church Lane.
(formerly known as The Road to Lotts' House").
It was later called the "Canarsie Cemetery".
Roman Catholic CemeteriesList & How to get Genealogical Info
Cemeteries..In and around BrooklynPart of NY Genweb Site
Citizen's Union CemeteryA little history
Evergreens CemeteryMap
Cornell CemeteryAbout Cornell or Burying Ground Cemetery
First Reformed Church of Flatbush
1906 Article. 

Green-Wood Cemetery1850 MAP
Green-Wood Cemetery1872 MAP
Green-Wood CemeteryNew!! on-line search
Green-wood Cemetery...New York's Buried TreasureIndex of Names (Click on Burial Search)

Green-wood Cemetery..Transcriptions

Family History Center (FHC)
Film *017533

Done in 1932, covers 329 pages and filmed for the FHC in 1941.

(Kings Cty Potter's Field was in Flatbush. 
Its called the Kings City Farm.)

"The Common Dust of POTTER'S FIELD"

New York City and its bodies politic, 1800-1860 
by Thomas Bahde 
Discusses the city's various Potter's Field burial grounds over the years, 
from the earliest one in Washington Square to the present one on Hart Island.

It also has a map from 1863 showing Randalls and Ward islands as they looked
before being merged in the 1930s, along with the locations of the orphanage,
hospital and schools known as The Nursery and the reform school known as the
House of Refuge.

The City Cemetery Located on Hart's Island. Where to locate records
Holy Cross Cemetery 
Cemetery of the Holy Cross
Flatbush Cemetery..Est.1849
Jewish CemeteriesNYC - Metro area MAP
Jewish CemeteriesNYC - Metro area Names & Address
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - Cemetery ProjectIncludes BROOKLYN- BRONX- MANHATTAN- QUEENS- STATEN ISLAND
A Map of New York Area JewishDoes NOT include those in New Jersey, Staten Island or Long Island
Jewish CemeteriesAnother site for New York area. contains information for 137 cemeteries, and links to Yahoo! Maps - Driving Directions
Kings Park CenterCemetery Information.
Naval Yard CemeteryWhere was it?
New Lots CemeteryWhere is it? here to write
Prospect Cemetery..JamaicaIndex..Compiled in 1910
Prospect Cemetery2003 Article..Restoration
Prospect Cemetery..Headstones & where to write to help Restore
Sailor's Snug Harbor CemeteryWhere to write for info
St. John's Cemetery..Middle Village, QueensPhoto of sections
United Hebrew CemeteryInfo for inquiries
Washington CemeteryMap showing the location of

Catholic Cemeteries
Locate a Loved One search engine. 
A work In Progress)
Enter your loved one's information to get location information such as crypts / niches, section, row, and grave number.
St. John Cemetery - Middle Village
St. Charles / Resurrection Cemeteries - Farmingdale
Mount St. Mary - Flushing
Holy Cross Cemetery - Brooklyn

Paper Trails...CemeteryListings of Cemetery during different years
Green-Wood CemeteryMARSHALL listings
Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Cemetery Commack, New York.Names From Gravestones at Compiled by John A. Drobnicki

The New York Marble Cemetery Inc.
"sometimes called the Second Avenue Cemetery, 
is a small burying ground  in lower Manhattan. 
Most of the 2,000 interments took place btwn 1830 & 1870. 
All burials are in 156 underground vaults of 
solid white Tuckahoe marble." 
Anne Brown
Potter's Field..A Historical Resume
Manhattan & area Cemeteries
Forgotten Cemeteries..All Boroughs
African Burial Grounds..2003 Article..Reinterment of Slaves

Mount Carmel Cemetery, Ridgewood, NY
Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, NY 
Searching Cemetery Data in One Step 

Queens The Cemetery Belt..Why does Queens have so many cemeteries? Answers go back to mid-1800s Manhattan
History of St. John's Cemetery..Middle Village, Queens County
1832 Long Island RURAL Cemetery..Map
QUEENS Private & Family Cemeteries..Map showing where they are in Queens
Description of Private and Family Cemetery in the Borough of Queens
Old Newtown Cemetery    				Newtown
Burroughs Cemetery      				Newtown
Moore Cemetery          				Woodside
Gorsline Cemetery 					Queens Boulevard
Riker Cemetery          				Bowery Bay
Luyster Cemetery        				Bowery Bay
Lawrence Cemetery       				Steinway
Rapelye Cemetery        				Astoria
Mott Cemetery           				Maspeth
Brinckerhoff Cemetery   				Black Stump
Lawrence Cemetery          				Whitestone
Indian Cemetery            				Little Neck
Colored Cemetery (Burn)    				Flushing
Wyckoff-Snedeker Cemetery  				Brooklyn Manor
Southside Burial ground					Aqueduct
Cemetery on Duryea farm					Newtown
Colored Cemetery (Rantus) 				Jamaica
Remson Cemetery						Newtown
Cornell Cemetery					Little Neck
Alsop Cemetery						Woodside
Cumberson Cemetery					Woodside
Cemetery on Pullis farm					Nassau Heights
Willett cemetery (Cedar Grove Cemetery) 		Flushing

Lawrence Arms
Stone of Aeltje Brinckerhoff
Riker inscriptions
Stone of Content Titus

Staten Island (Richmond County) Cemeteries
Staten Island Gravestone Inscriptions
The Sylvan Grove 
Merrell and Hillside Cemeteries in the former town of Northfield
Church of the Ascension, Staten Island
Fountain Cemeteries in the former town of Castleton

Copied in 1923, by William T. Davis, Charles W. Leng, and Royden W. Vosburgh. 
Photographs by William T. Davis
Staten Island Gravestone Inscriptions
Bethel, West Baptist Church, St. Luke's Additions
Vaughan Cemeteries in the former town of Northfield. 
Marine Cemetery (Quarantine Hospital) in the former town of Castleton, 
(now in the Borough of Richmond, City of New York. )

Copied in 1924, by William T. Davis, Charles W. Leng, and Royden W. Vosburgh. 
Photographs by William T. Davis

Long Island CemeteriesWonderful Private & Public Lists of Burials
NASSAU CemteriesListings and you can add your interments
Nassau County GenexchangeListings

LOTT Family Burial Ground..Transcribed by Jospehine C. FROST
PARSON'S Burying Ground..Transcribed by Jospehine C. FROST
New Lotts 'Old' Burying Ground, Brooklyn..Transcribed by Jospehine C. FROST
New Lotts 'New' Burying Ground, Brooklyn..Transcribed by Jospehine C. FROST
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, New Utrecht (aka New Utrecht Cemetery)..Transcribed by Jospehine C. FROST

Oldest Burial Ground in Town of Hempstead..History & Interrments years
Old Wantagh..4 Cemeteries of Jerusalem

Bethpage & Farmingdale Cemeteries
Town of Oyster Bay 
Queens County, now Nassau County 
Long Island, New York 
Three Cemeteries, 1832-1898 
By: William Applebie Eardeley, M. A. 1918

Old Burying Ground..Huntington, L.I.
Huntington Rural Cemetery..1851

The Presbyterian Church in Elmont
525 Elmont Road 
P.O. Box 466
Elmont, New York 11003-0466 
This database contains an index of names of known persons 
interred in the church cemetery transcribed from the monuments. 

Undertakers Lain's Directory..1879
American Cemetery & MortuaryResource for Records
Brooklyn Funeral HomesCurrent with their locations
Current List of Funeral HomesNY, Bronx, Bklyn, Queens, Long Island Area, address & Phone

Joseph CoenArchivist for the Archdiocese of Brooklyn
Catholic CemeteryInformation on requesting Cemetery look-ups
Suffolk County CemeteryCurrent List
Amityville / Babylon CemeteriesWill be updated
FIND A GRAVESearchable site
NASSAU County Cemetery ListNancy Coleman & Nassau Co.
SUFFOLK County Cemetery ListDavid Roberts & Suffolk Co.
U. S. Geological Survey Web SiteLocator.Cemetery/towns/Historic buildings/etc.
Gravestone MarkingsMeanings
1879 UndertakersLain's Directory

National Cemetery Administration...Dept. of Veterans Affairs Click on "National Gravesite Locator," and you can search for those buried in military cemeteries

CEMETERY PHOTOGRAPHS..Specializing in church and cemetery photographs especially in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY CEMETERY RESEARCH AND PHOTOGRAPHYNew York City Cemetery Research and Photography

In the opinion of the administrator of the Brooklyn Website:
I highly reccomend the cemetery book :

The GRAVEYARD SHIFT, A guide to New York City and area Cemeteries.
Cemeteries that have come and gone, changed names, changed burials..
By: Caroloee Inskeep
Available thru
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It will take you to the main page and click on BOOKS.
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