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De Kay Family Burying Grounds, Vernon Township, Sussex County, NJ


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Copied Nov 28, 1925, by Rev. Warren P. Coon

Note. The first of these burying grounds is locaqted midway between the Reid Creamery and the De Kay depot of the Lehigh and Hudson Railroad, and on the north side of the Highway. The second is located on the north side of the railroad about a mile northeast of the depot, on the Ely Estate

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 the family.

De Kay Plot No. 1

  • De Kay, Capt. George, d. Nov 26, 1757, aged 29 years

  • De Kay, Thomas, esq., d. Mar 16, 1830, aged 71 years; w. Hannah, d. Mar or May, 1848, aged 85.3.2

  • De Kay, Thomas, d. Jan 17, 1758, aged 60.11.0; w. Christian, d. Sep 6, 1784, aged 77.7.4

  • De Kay, Major Thomas B., d. Sep 3, 1863, aged 71.6.8; 1st w. Clarissa, d. Feb 15, 1828, aged 30.9.18; 2nd w. Sarah Eliza Cowdrey, b. Aug 5, 1810, d. Apr 28, 1890, aged 79.8.23; dau. Christina, d. Sep 6, 1866, aged 23.4.6; s. William T., d. Sep 4, 1846, aged 8.3.0; dau. Sarah A., d. Apr 30, 1835, aged 1.11.4; dau. Emma C., d. May 21, 1835, aged 1.3.22; s. Willie C., b. Aug 9, 1847, d. Feb 4, 1853; dau. Julia M., d. Mar 8, 1861, aged 6.6.17

  • De Kay, Thomas S.*; w. Elizabeth, d. Jan 31, 1850, aged 32.5.8; dau. Georgianna, d. Jan 7, 1847, in 8th year; dau. Elizabeth, d. Apr 17, 1851, aged 1.2.21; s. (infant, not named, no dates).

  • De Kay, William, d. Aug 31, 1825, aged 39.9.17

  • McCamly, Henry W.*; w. Catherine J.*; infant dau., d. Dec 12, 1835, aged 3 days, 6 hours

  • Welling, Alanson A., d. Aug 18, 1842, aged 36.11.5

  • Welling, Charles, d. Apr 16, 1830, aged 45.11.16; w. Mary, d. Feb 8, 1848, aged 59.10.25

  • WellingWelling, Henry*; s. Ross, d. Feb 7, 1843, in 16th year

  • Welling, Thomas, d. Nov 23, 1829, aged 22.2.0

    De Kay Plot No. 2

  • De Kay, Edwin, d. Mar 18, 1813, aged 0.6.18

  • De Kay, Capt. Thomas, d. May 8, 1818, aged 57.1.8; w. Hester, d. Apr 10, 1836, aged 65.6.28; dau. Sarah M. (see Van Houten)

  • De Kay, William W., d. Feb 26, 1806, aged 69.8.6; w. Mary, d. Sep 28, 1807, aged 71.2.12; dau. Mary Reynolds, d. Feb 15, 1831, aged 64.4.12

  • Van Houten, ___; w. Sarah M. (dau. of Capt. Thomas and Hester De Kay), d. May 18, 1838, aged 43.8.9

    Source: The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol. II, No. 3, January, 1929, p. 108-109


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