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incased in a metallic-lined casket, or a zinc-lined (sealed)
outer case. These are not earth burials, but burials in
private vaults, of which there are 270, owned originally by
some of the oldest and most distinguished families of old
Manhattan, whose descendants have liberally endowed the
cemetery, making the removal of bodies a remote possibility.



104 FAIRCIIILD CEMETERY MANUAL.

Office Phone. 26 L, Kings Park
Residence Phone. 77 F. 23 Kings Park



EVERY FACILITY FOR THE
TRANSFER. SHIPMENT AND
INTERMENT OF BODIES



JOHN J. CUSICK

UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER
KINGS PARK

LONG ISLAND



R. A. McBREEN
UNDERTAKER

FOR CENTRAL ISLIP STATE HOSPITAL

SHIPPING BODIES FOR THE TRADE MY SPECIALTY
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FAIRCHILD CEMETERY MANUAL. 105

NEW LOTS PRIVATE CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.
Owned — By New Lots Private Cemetery Association, Inc.
Location — New Lots Road and Schenck Av., BROOKLYN,

N. Y.
Reached — By City Line Trains of Fulton St. " L.," Brooklyn,

to Van Sicklen Av., and Bergen St., trolleys to Schenck Av.
Sexton — Theodore Baker, Pitkins Av.
Plots — None for sale. Only persons owning plots may be

buried there.
Graves : —

Single — None for sale.

Required to Open — Forty-eight hours' notice to Sexton.

Opening — $13 for adult or child.
Disinterments — $1 3.

NEW UTRECHT CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.
Owned — By Dutch Reformed Church, New Utrecht, Brooklyn.
Location— IGth Av. and 85th St., BROOKLYN, N. Y.
Reached — By Bath Beach and Coney Island trains of 5th Av.

" L " to 85th St. Station.
Office— 854 83d St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Superintendent — H. J. Hoyt, at office.

Sexton — R. A. Rowalke, 85th St. & 10th Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Plots — None for sale.
Graves : —

Single — Adult or child, $20. Two interments permitted.

Opening — Adult or child $6.

Required to Open — Deed and twenty-four hours' notice;
no burial can be made without permission from the
Trustees of the Church.

NYACK RURAL CEMETERY.

Owned — Mr. E. J. S. Van Houten, of 74 Park Place, New York
City, says, " It was owned by my grandfather and aban-
doned by the heirs at his death."

Location— NYACK, N. Y.

Reached — By West Shore R. R. and Northern R, R. of N. J.



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NEW YORK BAY CEMETERY.
Non-sectariati.

Owned- — By New York Bay Cemetery Company.

Location— Ocean Av., JERSEY CITY, N. J.

Reached — By Central R. R. of N. J., and Greenville trolley.

Office — At Cemetery, Chapel and Garfield Aves., Jersey City,
N. J.

Superintendent — F. E. Tilden, at Chapel and Garfield Aves.,
Jersey City, N. J.

Receiving Vault — Deposit for adult, $21. Child, under 10
years, $19. If buried in Cemetery within 10 days, no
charge. Monthly charge, adult, $3. Child, $2. If re-
moved from Cemetery, monthly charge, $5.

Plots— 8 ft. by 10 ft, $100 to $125.

Graves : —

Single — $20 and $25, including first opening; two inter-
ments allowed.
Opening — Adult, $5.50. Child, under 10 years, $4.50.
Over 30 inches wide, 50 cents per inch, and $1 extra
per foot over (> feet in depth.
Required to Open — Eight hours' notice and deed.
Lining — Witli evergreens, $15.

NEW UNION FIELD CEMETERY.

Jewish.

Owned — By Temple Beth-El Congregation. 7t'»th St. and 5tli
Av., New York City.

Location^ — Fresh Pond Road, between Cooper and Cypress
Aves., BROOKLYN, N. Y.

Reached^ — By Brooklyn " L " road from Brooklyn Bridge to
Ridgcwood; there change to trolley cars. Or by Man-
hattan Beach R. R. from 34th St. to Cypress Crossing,
change to trolley cars, which pass entrance to cemetery.

Office— At 5th Av. and 70th St., New York City.

Superintendent — Chas. E. Beck, at Cemetery.

Receiving Vault^ — Deposit required. $10. Monthly eliarge. $10.

Private VAULTS^Ojicning charge, $5.

Plots— Size, IC ft. by 20 ft, $300 to $1,000.



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Graves : —

Single — Not including first opening, adult or child, $25.
Opening — Adult, $5. Child, $3.
Concrete — $75. Twenty-four hours' notice.
Lining — Evergreens, $15.

Required to Open — Six working hours' notice, at least.
Present deed at New York office and obtain interment
permit.
Disinterments — Adult, $10. Child, $G.

Saturday Interments — None, except in case of death from con-
tagious disease.

NEW YORK CEMETERY OF NEW JERSEY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By New York Cemetery Association.
Location— Bergen Turnpike, HACKENSACK, N. J.
Reached — By Bergen Pike Trolley from Hackensack Station

of N. Y., Susq. & Western R. R.
Office — -At main entrance to cemetery.

Superintendent — J. BrinkerhofF, Hudson St., Hackensack.
Receiving Vault — Deposit, adult, $20. Child under 12 years,

$15. Removal, in cemetery within 30 days, rebate is

adult, $15; child, $12. Removal from cemetery, rebate of

$12 for adult; child, $10.
Plots — Of 112 to 500 square feet, from 25 to 40 cents per

square foot.
Graves : —

Single — Adult, $12. Child, under 12 years, $8. Includ-
ing first opening. Two interments permitted at 15-year
intervals.

Opening — Adult, $6, six feet deep. Child, $4, five feet
deep.

Brick — $35. Notice of thirty-six hours of daylight re-
quired.

Lining — Evergreen, $2.

Required to Open — Twenty-four hours' notice, and written
order from owner.
Stillbirth Burials — $4.
Shelter Tents — Free.
Lowering Device — Free.



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NEW JERSEY LODGE CEMETERY.

Jewish.

Owned — By New Jersey Lodge, No. 38, O. B. A.

Location— South Orange Av. and 20th St., NEWARK, N. J.

Reacheu — By South Orange Av. trolleys of Newark, N. J., to

20th St.
Office — 153 Sprinfield Av., Newark, N. J.
Superintendent — Josepli Ungerleidn, 153 Springfield Av.,

Newark, N. J.
Plots — Sold by the square foot, at $1.50 upward, according to

location. Prices include first opening.
Graves: —

Single — Adult, $25; child, $10 upward; including first
opening.

Required to Open — Deed and ten hours' notice.
Stillbirth Burials — $5. No title to grave.
Saturday Burials — Not permitted.
Disinterments — Not permitted.
Shelter Tent — Furnished by undertaker.

NEW PRESBYTERIAN CEMETERY.

N Oil-sectarian.

Owned — By the Presbvterian Cluireh of Metuchcn, N. J.

Location— METUCHEN, N. J.

Reached — By the Pcnn. R. R. to Metuchen, N. J.

Office — Over the Post Office, Metuchen, N. J.

Superintendent — C. C. Campbell, Metuchen, N. J.

Plots — None for sale.

Graves: —

Single — Adult or child, $5.

Opening — Adult, $5 ; cliild, $3. For extra width or depth, $3.

Required to Open — Twenty-four liours' notice and written
order.

Lining — Evergreens, $t to $5.

Brick or Slate — $25.
Disinterments — $8.
Stillbirth Burials — $3, giving no title to grave.



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NEW SPRINGVILLE CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By Asbury M. E. Churchy New Springville, Staten

Island, N. Y.
Location— Richmond Av., NEW SPRINGVILLE, Staten

Island, N. Y.
Reached — By Staten Island Rapid Transit at St. George, S. I.,

to Port Richmond; thence by Bulls Head Trolley Line to

Bulls Head; thence via hired conveyance to Cemetery.
Superintendent — F. L. Van Pelt, Port Richmond, N. Y.
Plots — 10 ft. by 20 ft. from $iO to $50, according to location.
Graves : —

Single — Adult, $(3. Child, $3.50, not including first open-
ing. One interment only.

Opening — For adult, $6. Child, $3.50.

Required to Open — Deed and twenty-four hours' notice.

NEWARK POTTER'S FIELD.

Location — Meadow Road, NEWARK, N. J.

Description — This cemetery is for the burial of persons dying

in city institutions, and for people too poor to pay for a

burial in another cemetery.
Permission must be obtained from the Newark City Board of

Charities, at 10 Academy St., to whom $3 must be paid for

cost of opening grave.

OAKDALE CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By the Ludlow Estate.

Old-fashioned churchyard cemetery.
Location — OAKDALE, Long Island, N. Y.
Reached — By L. I. R. R. to Oakdale Station.
Cemetery Closed — No interments permitted.



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OAKLAND CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By Oakland Cemetery Association.

Location— Ashburton Av. and Walnut St., YONKERS, N. Y.

Reached — By Putnam Div. of the N. Y. Central R. R. Yonkers

and Dunwoodie Stations are connected by trolley with

cemetery.

Office — At Cemetery, and No. 51 Warburton Av., Yonkers,

N. Y.
Superintendent — Charles A. Eastburn, at Cemetery.
Receiving Vault — Deposit, $25. Child, $20. If removed to
the grounds of the cemetery within three months, rebate of
$20 for an adult; child, $15. Within six months, adult,
$15; child, $10. If not removed within six months, the
remains will be placed in a lot especially appropriated to
the purpose, where they can be readily identified.
Private Vaults — Opening, $G.
Plots — In great variety as to size, form and location; prices,

from $G0 to $900.
Graves: —

Single— Nepperham Plot: Adult. $10. Child uiid.r 10
years, $7. Terrace Plot: Adult, $15. Child under
10 years, $10. Woodside Plot: Adult, $18. Child
under 10 years, $12. For greater depth than G ft.,
extra charge of $1 for each additional foot. Two
interments permitted.
Opening— Adult, $G. Child, $5.
Brick — $10. Excavating for brick grave, $10.
Lining — Evergreens, $10. Covering mound, $.'?.
Required to Open — Twenty-four hours' notice, and order
from the lot owner.
Stillbirth Burials — $15.

Sunday Burials — Extra charge of $1 is made, if notice is not
received by 12 M. on Saturday.

OHEB SCHOLEM CEMETERY.

Jen'ish.

OwNED^By Oheb Scholcm Cemetery Association of Newark.
N. J.



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Location— North Broad St., WEST ELIZABETH, N. J.
Reached — By Penn. R. R. to Elizabeth or L. V. R. R. to W.

Elizabeth, N. J.
Office — 432 High St., Newark, N. J.

Superintendent- — E. Hyman, 432 High St., Newark, N. J.
Plots — $1.50 to $2 per sq. ft., according to location.
Graves :—

Single — Adult, $25; child, $12. One interment only per-
mitted.

Opening — Adult, $7; child, $4.

Required to Open — Signed order from family, deed and
twenty-four hours' notice.
Stillbirth Burials — $5. Including title to grave.
Shelter Tents — $5.
Lowering Device — Free.
Saturday Burials — Not permitted.

OLD HOOK CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By the Old Hook Cemetery Company, Westwood, N. J.
Location- — WESTWOOD, N. J., about one mile from Railroad

Station.
Reached — By the N. J. and N. Y. Railroad to Westwood, N. J.
Office — At superintendent's residence.

Superintedent — T. E. Brickell, corner Westwood and Fair-
view Aves., Westwood, N. J.
Receiving Vault — Charge adult, $10; child, $5. Bodies not

permitted to remain longer than three months.
Plots — $25 to $125, according to location and size.
Graves : —

Single — Adult, $5; child under 12 years, $3. One Inter-
ment only.

Opening — Adult, $5; child under 12 years, $3.

Required to Open^ — Twenty-four hours' notice, and deed.

Lining — Cloth, $2.
Disinterments — $10.
Lowering Device — Including cloth lining and evergreens for

grounds, $8.



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OCEAN VIEW CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.
Owned — By tlie Ocean View Cemetery Corporation^ 10 Wall St.

New York City.
Location — Between Amboy and Fresh Kills Roads, RICH-
MOND, Staten Island, N. Y.
Reached — By Staten Island Ferries to St. George, thence via

S. I. R. T. Railroad to Whitlock Station or by Richmond

trolleys to Richmond, S. I.
Office— 10 Wall St., N. Y. City.
Superintendent — James Curry, Richmond, S. I.
Plots — Avenue Plots, $00 and upward. Gravel path plots, $50

and upward. Grass path plots, $45 and upward.
Graves: —

Single — Adult, $10; child under ten years, $7.

Opening — Adult, $5 ; child under ten years, $4.

Required to Open — Twelve hours' notice, and deed.

OLD PRESBYTERIAN CEMETERY.

Non-sectai'ian.
Owned — By First Presbyterian Church, of Morristown, N. J.
Location— Morris St., MORRISTOWN, N. J.
Reached— By D. L. & W. R. R.
Office — 8 Haslett St., INIorristown, N. J.
Superintendent — C. Thompson.
Plots — None for sale.
Graves : —

Single — Interments permitted for present owners only.

Opening — $8.

Required to Open — Deed and twenty-four hours' notice.
Disinterments — $10.
Sunday Burials — Not permitted.

OLD REMSEN CEMETERY,

Non-sectarian.
Owned — By the Remsen Estate.
Location — On Trotting Cross Lane near Metropolitan Av.,

BOROUGH OF QUEENS, Long Island, N. Y.

This cemetery has been closed for about fifty years.



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OAK HILL CEMETERY.

Non-sectarian.

Owned — By Oak Hill Cemetery Corporation, and controlled by

the lot owners.
Location — NYACK, Rockland County, \. Y.
Reached — By Xortliern R. R. of N. J. and Tarrytown Ferries;

thence by hind conveyance.
Oi-FKE — At Cemetery.

SiPEHixTENDENT — J. L. Halstcad, at Cemetery.
Receiving Vault — Monthly charge, if '2. ()pcnin«r ])rice, $1.
I"'or use of vault, deposit of three months' charges together
with opening price, $7, in advance. If removed before the
cx))iration of that time, the balance nniaining. after jiay-
nuMit of monthly charges, is returned. Monthly charge l\)r
child under 10 years, $1.
Private \'ArLTs — -To open underground vaults, ifk Lender-
ground tombs, $3.
Plots^ — Vary in size, from 100 sq. ft. ujjwards. .")0 cents to
$1.50 per sq. ft., according to location. Latter price in-
cludes perpetual care.
Graves: —

Single— Adult, $13. Child under 10 years, $10. In-
fants, $7. Includes first ojiening and sodding. More
than one interment allowed, if charge for second open-
ing is made.
Opening — Depth of ,5 ft., adult, $r,. Child, $.'). Each
additional foot in de])th, $1 extra. If box exceeds
7 ft. in length and '28 in. in width. $1 extra.
Brick — Slab or concrete bottom, toj) jointed, flag sides and
ends, 8-inch brick wall laid in cement. Box .3 ft. (", in.,
$12. 4 ft.. $1.-.. 4 ft. c. in., $18. 5 ft., $21. 5 ft.


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