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Old Methodist Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex County, NJ


From the original work:
"From a copy made in Dec., 1923 by Chester N. Jones and Russell B. Rankin, and checked July 19, 1925 by Sylvester H. M. Agens and Russell B. Rankin.
Note: This cemetery is located on the west side of Broad Street in the section of Bloomfield Township known as Brookdale, and formerly as Stone House Plains. It is in a strip of woods, and is entirely grown over with vines and brush.
The persons mentioned in the following gravestone records are grouped into families so far as the information on the stones themselves will permit, and arranged alphabetically according to heads of families when practicable. The asterisk (*) indicates that no stone was found for the individual so designated, his name and relationship appearing on the stone of a member of his family."

  • Ackerman, Henry, d. Aug 11, 1854, aged 66.11.25; w. Jane, d. Mar 29, 1846, aged 55.6.24; s. David, d. May 12, 1842, aged 19.7.2

  • Ackerman, Jacob J.*; w. Christy A.*; s. Charles M., d. Oct 7, 1851, aged 12.7.0

  • Ackerman, James*; w. Jane, d. Jan 20, 1847, aged 24.7.17

  • Baldwin, James A.*; w. nancy, d. Apr 21, 1839, aged 22.4.20

  • Bauer, Frederick E., b. Nov 4, 1799, d. Nov 8, 1848, aged 49 years

  • Cockefair, Alexander*; w. Phoebe, d. Jan 9, 1809, aged 81.2.2

  • Cockefair, Ephraim, b. Mar 26, 1772, "He was instantly killed by a refractory horse" Jun 22, 1831, aged 59,2.27; w. Elcy, d. Oct 1, 1851, aged 75.7.0

  • Cockefair, Isaac M.*; w. Catharine*; dg. Elizabeth, d. ___ 25, 1846, aged 0.9.4 (stone broken); dg. Mary, d. Jul 29, 1839, aged 0.3.22

  • Cockefair, John*; w. Jane*; dg. Electta, d. Jan 11, 1825, aged 1.1.29

  • Cockefair, Thomas*; w. Mary, d. Jan 9, 1808, in 41st year; dg. Sarah, d. Aug 10, ___ (stone broken); s. John, d. Aug 8, 1788, aged 1.1.14; dg. Mary, d. Jan 19, 1808, aged 0.0.11; s. Peter, "drowned" Jul 24, 1833, aged 27.3.8

  • Cueman, John J., d. Mar 2, 1848, aged 50.2.6; w. Catharine*; dg. Mary Ann, d. Oct 4, 1821, aged 0.1.15; dg. Leah, d. Dec 14, 1827, aged 0.3.2; dg. Rachel Ann, d. Aug 27, 1828, aged 5.7.15; dg. Martha, d. Mar 22, 1841, aged 6 wks., 3 days (Latter stone not found 1925)

  • Garrabrant, Abraham, d. Dec 12, 1846, in 26th year

  • Garrabrant, David*; w. Mary M., d. Mar 17, 1838, in 42nd year; s. William Clinton, d. May 19, 1832, aged 1.10.21; dg. Belinda, d. Apr 27, 1833, aged 7.4.9; "Also two infant sons"

  • Garrabrant, Enoch*; w. Anne*; dg. Catherine Anne, Oct 5, 1819, aged 6.11.3

  • Garabrant, Garabrant A., d. Feb 23, 1826, in 68th year; w. Sophiah, d. Oct 1, 1820, in 65th year

  • Garrabrant, Garret N.*; w. Elizabeth*; s. Calvin, d. Mar 22, 1817, aged 1.3.0

  • Garrabrant, Jacob, d. Sep 6, 1835, aged 77.3.0; w. Elizabeth, d. Dec 6, 1840, aged 68 years

  • Garrabrant, John G., d. Aug 14, 1842, in 57th year

  • Garrabrant, Nicholas P., d. Mar 23, 1817, aged 76,4,11; w. Mary, d. Jul 19, 1816, aged 76.11.19

  • Garrabrant, Peter, d. Jul 12, 1846, in 28th year

  • Garrabrant, Peter A., d. Nov 30, 1818, aged 67.7.28; w. Hannah, d. Jul 17, 1812, aged 44.2.25

  • Garrabrant, Stephen, d. Oct 21, 1819, aged 32.6.6

  • Garrison, Hassel, d. Mar 15, 1852, aged 74 years

  • Intrest, Christopher, d. Sep 29, 1823, aged 80.4.21

  • Jenkens, Frederick*; w. Ellen, d. Aug 11, 1846, aged 49.11.7

  • Kieslar, John*; Catharine Ann (dau. of Henry Ackerman), d. Feb 4, 1856, aged 28.1.27; s. George, d. Oct 19, 1852, aged 1.3.21

  • Killam, Lyman S., "a native of Preston, Conn." d. Sep 18, 1821, aged 50 years

  • Lawrence, Alexander, d. Oct 2, 1820, aged 50.8.7

  • Lawrence, Horatio N., d. Apr 15, 1832, aged 20.8.0

  • Lawrence, John*; w. Judith, d. Oct 13, 1820, aged 88.7.4

  • Lyons, William*; w. Margaret Ellen*; s. James Francis, d. Jul 22, 1857, aged 0.11.11

  • Mandeville, Christopher*; w. Elsey, d. Jul 12, 1850, aged 52.1.27

  • Messler, Abraham C.*; w. Gertrude, d. Mar 26, 18561, aged 50.6.0

  • Moor, Jane, b. Nov 6, 1764, d. Apr 22, 1846

  • Parsons, Walter*; w. Harriet*; s. Radcliff, d. Apr 7, 1846, aged 0.3.7; dau. Elizabeth, d. Nov 19, 1847, aged 3.1.11 (Latter stone not standing 1925)

  • Post, Adrian H., d. Apr 21, 1855, aged 79.2.26; w. Sarah, d. Nov 21, 1851, aged 71.3.18

  • Post, Edward*; w. Ann Garrabrant, d. Jun 9, 1861, aged 22.5.0

  • Reybert, Nelson, "Co. E, 1st N.Y. Eng's."

  • Sigler, Isaac D., d. Nov 8, 1873, aged 78.7.26; w. Sophia, d. Apr 19, 1863, aged 68.4.15; dau. Lucy, d. Jun 18, 1847, aged 20.6.9; dau. Eunice, d. May 26, 1834, aged 3.2.8; dau. Eunice, d. Sep 26, 1821, aged 3.1.7

  • Simonson, Anthony*, w. Rhoda*; dau. Lucy Frances, d. Sep 17, 1858, aged 13.10.28

  • Stager, Peter, d. May 6, 1860, aged 66.6.13

  • Van Gesen, Ephraim*; w. Abigail*; dau. Lydia, d. Jul 22, 1804, aged 4.4.6; s. Joseph, d. Mar 14, 1814, aged 23.0.1; dau. Margaret, d. Mar 11, 1826, aged 31.9.0; dau. Lydia, d. Mar 6, 1798, aged 0.4.24

  • Van Gesen, Joseph*; w. Lydia*; s. Joseph, d. Jul 15, 1827, aged 13.5.20

  • Van Giesen, Isaac, d. May 23, 1804, in 69th year; w. Mary, d. Mar 3, 1830, in 83d year

  • Van Giesen, Peter, son of Abraham and Jane (Sandford) Van Giesen, d. Jun 11, 1845, in 84th year

  • Walde, James, d. May 23, 1818, in 22nd year

  • Weltmer, John*; w. Catharine M.*; dau. Margaret E., d. Jun 10, 1856, aged 8.7.12

  • White, John B., d. Apr 2, 1838, aged 34 years

    Source: The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol. II, No. 3, Jan, 1927, pp. 109 - 111

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