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Name Hoboken Cemetery
Details Hoboken Cemetery. (Also once known as: Hoboken Burying Ground.)
Office address 1909: 225 Washington Street, Hoboken (earlier address was 213 Washington St.
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Hoboken Cemetery Association, 5500 Tonnelle Ave, North Bergen, NJ 07047.
Telephone: 201-867-0635.

Phone number was answered in 2012 at:
Sanford B. Epstein, Inc., 731 Boulevard
Kenilworth, NJ 07033-1703; cemetery care and maintenance; landscaping services company. Records for the Cemetery Association are kept at this location per personnel at this company.

Sanford Epstein is listed in this year as Director of the Hoboken Cemetery.
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2012: http://www.graveinfo.com/NJ/NorthBergen/Hoboken/index.shtml
Managed by:
Raiken-Epstein Monument Company Kenilworth, NJ.
PO Box 222, Kenilworth, NJ 07033
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Number of Archive records 11.0
Number of Object records 2.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Photo records 4.0

Associated Records

Image of Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting with reference to James Miller. - Newspaper

Newspaper clipping from the Hudson Observer, ca, Sept. 14, 1913. Minutes of the Hoboken Cemetery Trustees meeting of Sept. 13, 1913 with reference to the petition of Mrs. Mary H. Markey, formerly Mrs. Mary H. Miller, to transfer two burial plots bequeathed to her by James Miller to Mrs. Eliza Hoyt. The petition was granted. Ivins D. Applegate was secretary.

Image of Plate 17 from Plat Book of Hudson County, Volume II. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins Co. (1909). Reference images. - Map

Plate 17 from Plat Book of Hudson County, Volume II. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins Co. (1909). Reference images. - Map

Plate 17 from Plat Book of Hudson County, Volume II. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins Co. (1909). Plate is 23" high x 32" wide. Reference images. PDF on file. Hoboken Cemetery in seen in image 03, top right. No other part relates to Hoboken. See archives 2004.028.0001 for primary record. Individual plates 1 to 8, 12 and 17 from this volume are catalogued separately from 2004.028.0001.01 onward. Imaged: Four overlapping quarter section scans of the original (no composite made): Scan 01 bottom left Scan 02 top left Scan 03 top right (Hoboken Cemetery) Scan 04 bottom right All images are available on recordable media such as CD or DVD, JPEG &/or TIFF, plus PDF format.

Image of Letter from City Inspector to City Council, Hoboken, April 15, 1867 informing them of house at Hoboken Cemetery ground destroyed by fire - Documents

Letter from City Inspector to City Council, Hoboken, April 15, 1867 informing them of house at Hoboken Cemetery ground destroyed by fire - Documents

Letter from City Inspector B.N. Crane to City Council, Hoboken, April 15, 1867 informing them of house at Hoboken Cemetery ground destroyed by fire on the 13th; requesting the insurance company be notified of the loss. Holographic ink on lined paper, 7" x 8"; folds. City Clerk John Kennedy file notes and numbers.

Image of Letter from City Inspector B. N. Crane to City Council, Dec. 23, 1863 re William N. Parslow has buried 3 bodies without permits in Hoboken City Cemetery. - Documents

Letter from City Inspector B. N. Crane to City Council, Dec. 23, 1863 re William N. Parslow has buried 3 bodies without permits in Hoboken City Cemetery. - Documents

Letter from City Inspector B. N. Crane to City Council, Hoboken, December 23, 1863 informing them that William N. Parslow has buried three bodies without permits in the Hoboken City Cemetery. Holographic ink on lined paper, 7-3/4" wide x 5 high". City Clerk, John Kennedy, file notes and numbers. Parslow was an undertaker in Hoboken. Main text: The Keeper of the Hoboken City Cemetery has informed me that William N. Parslow has intered three bodies (or caused to be have been done) in the Hoboken City Cemetery Without Permits, on the 8th, 10th & 12th of Dec; this being a violation of the ordinance perscribed for the regulation of the said Cemetery under a penalty. I would report the same

Image of Hoboken Cemetery plot deed of Herman L. Timken, Feb. 8, 1876. With 1928 sale documents. - Deed

Hoboken Cemetery plot deed of Herman L. Timken, Feb. 8, 1876. With 1928 sale documents. - Deed

Hoboken Cemetery plot deed of Herman L. Timken, Feb. 8, 1876. With 2 attached legal documents assigning the plot to a Bertha A. Hannibal, dated February 14 & February 9, 1928. PDF in digital archive. Printed deed is 14" high x 17" wide, printed both sides, holograpic entries, signatures plus city seal. Sold to Timken (he served later as Hoboken's Mayor from 1883-1886) and his heirs for $123 by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hoboken for plot letter "T" in "Prospect Mound" in Section lettered "M" on said map "being a circular plot surrounded by Timken Path." The deed was signed by Mayor Joseph Russell. Two signed typewritten attachments, 8" x 13" high. Attachment 1: Sale of plot t

Image of Report: 2nd Annual Message of Mayor August Grassman, City of Hoboken, 1889. - Report

Report: 2nd Annual Message of Mayor August Grassman, City of Hoboken, 1889. - Report

Second Annual Message of the Honorable August Grassman, Mayor of the City of Hoboken, 1889. Printed pamphlet, 10 pp. plus pink printed wrapper. PDF on file. Dated May 6, 1889. Titled subjects in the order found: Litigation Police Department Poor Streets New Buildings Militia Health Sewers Parks Schools Fire Department Hoboken Cemetery Finances Street Lights Miscellaneous Conclusions Of special note under "Education" are two long paragraphs about the importance of teaching German language in the public schools. Printed by The Evening News Print, 8-12 Hudson Place (old number), Hoboken.

Image of Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. Booklet, 6" x 9", 55 pp. Ex-library copy. Fully imaged; PDF (small & large) on file; full text as .rtf document and in notes. (Note to online users: text in notes only shown in this record to page 36 - see archives 2011.005.0166.01 - text reference record for pp. 35 to end.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denominatio

Image of File document about Hoboken Cemetery being the webpage of graveinfo.com as found 2012. - File, Document

File document about Hoboken Cemetery being the webpage of graveinfo.com as found 2012. - File, Document

File document about Hoboken Cemetery being the webpage of graveinfo.com as found 2012: http://www.graveinfo.com/NJ/NorthBergen/Hoboken/index.shtml Digital format only. Website content updated 2004. Image of webpage (scrolling screen capture) and PDF on file; 29 individual images seen on page are in media archive; are are 72 dpi web resolution. The page has commentary about the poor state of the cemetery with captioned images documenting various problems, missing markers or dangerous conditions. Notes that the last on-site visit was made on September 27, 2004. Hoboken Cemetery, 5500 Tonnelle Ave, North Bergen, NJ, 07047. Telephone: 201-867-0635. 2012: http://www.graveinfo.com/NJ/N

Image of Letter to Mayor & City Council, Hoboken from Hoboken Cemetery Trustees, March 10, 1909, requesting support for Assembly bill enabling city to buy land adjoining cemetery. - Correspondence

Letter to Mayor & City Council, Hoboken from Hoboken Cemetery Trustees, March 10, 1909, requesting support for Assembly bill enabling city to buy land adjoining cemetery. - Correspondence

Letter to Mayor & City Council, Hoboken from Trustees of Hoboken Cemetery, March 10, 1909, requesting support for Assembly bill enabling city to buy land adjoining cemetery. Single leaf, printed letterhead on lined paper, 8-3/16" x 10-7/8"; holographic text; reverse has typewritten file annotations. Text is in notes. The printed letterhead for Office of Hoboken Cemetery is imprinted 213 Washington St. with the 213 crossed out and inked 225 over it. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. Text reference record pp 35 to end. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. This is a text reference record only. It holds text in notes for online users for pages 35 to end - see primary record 2011.005.0166 for online text from beginning to page 35 in notes. (That record does hold all page images, full text and media attachments.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denomination.) This Who's Who

Image of Document, digital: family history of August Wilhelm Rittler (1802 Germany-1872 Hoboken) & Sophia Rosalia Puruckherr. Photos. - File, Document

Document, digital: family history of August Wilhelm Rittler (1802 Germany-1872 Hoboken) & Sophia Rosalia Puruckherr. Photos. - File, Document

Digital document of family history / genealogy of August Wilhelm Rittler and Sophia Rosalia Puruckherr by great-great-grandson, Eberhard Haering, Bremen, Germany, December 2013. Word RTF document (RTF of text on file; PDF with text and images described below), 8 pages. Full text is in notes; uncorrected and untranslated (mostly German text). With 3 digital images: two of Dr. A.W. Rittler (one undated photographic portrait, but apparently late in life; one engraved portrait with inscription and signature or autograph dated as 1865 by Haering); Sophia Rosalia Puruckherr, undated. Rittler (1802-1872) was a medical doctor who immigrated to the United States circa 1855 and is buried in Ho

Image of Cemetery fence gate for grave of Dr. A.W. [August Wilhelm] Rittler, 1872, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J.  - Gate

Cemetery fence gate for grave of Dr. A.W. [August Wilhelm] Rittler, 1872, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J. - Gate

Ornate cemetery fence gate for grave site of Dr. A.W. [August Wilhelm] Rittler, 1872, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J. Cast iron, 30" wide x 44" high. No foundry name. His name and death date are on gate. A physician, Gopsill's 1867 directory (for 1866) listed him at 158 Washington St. (old number - modern 334). He is known to have come to America in 1848 (or probably circa 1855) as a political exile from Dresden as a German '48er'. See notes and archives 2013.074.0001 for family history and portraits of him and his wife, Sophia Rosalia Puruckherr. His first name has also been seen spelled with an 'e', Auguste.

Image of Cemetery fence gate for grave of Tanne & Einbeck, 1901, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J.  - Gate

Cemetery fence gate for grave of Tanne & Einbeck, 1901, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J. - Gate

Ornate cemetery fence gate for grave site of Tanne & Einbeck, 1901, formerly at Hoboken Cemetery, North Bergen, N.J. Cast iron, 36" wide x 32" high. Foundry mark of New York firm is not legible. Names and date on gate. Remains of white and silver paint on front and drips on back. Barrel bolt closure with hasp for padlock. No other information available about the people.

Image of B+W photo of Hackensack Plank Road north of the Hoboken Cemetery, Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of Hackensack Plank Road north of the Hoboken Cemetery, Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of Hackensack Plank Road north of the Hoboken Cemetery, Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. 8-1/2" wide x 6-9/16" high print. Reverse is blank. Captioned in image. Pencil number "19" at the top left front corner. Two holes punched at the left. This photo is believed to be a survey photo. The cemetery appears to be at the right. Note train tracks.

Image of B+W photo of Bergen Pike south of the Power House and what appears to be the Hoboken Cemetery at the left., Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. - Print, Photographic

B+W photo of Bergen Pike south of the Power House and what appears to be the Hoboken Cemetery at the left., Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white photo of Bergen Pike south of the Power House and what appears to be the Hoboken Cemetery at the left., Bergen(?), N.J., no date, ca. 1920. 8-1/2" wide x 6-9/16" high print. Reverse is blank. Captioned in image. Pencil number "22" at the top left front corner. Two holes punched at the left. This photo is believed to be a survey photo.

Image of Reference image: Crowds lining Washington Street near Fifth St. as hearses carry 1900 pier fire victims to the Hoboken Cemetery, July, 1900. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: Crowds lining Washington Street near Fifth St. as hearses carry 1900 pier fire victims to the Hoboken Cemetery, July, 1900. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: Crowds lining Washington Street near Fifth St. as hearses carry victims of the 1900 pier fire to the Hoboken Cemetery in North Bergen, Hoboken, July. 1900. As found printed on page [6]: Hoboken New Jersey 1855-1955, Souvenir booklet from Hoboken Centennial. cf. archive catalog 2001.022.0005. Not credited, but original image is probably from the Historical Picture Collections of the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of Sepia tone photo of Washington's Carriage in front of B.N. Crane, Furnishing Undertaker, 80-82 Washington St., Hoboken, 1872.  - Print, Photographic

Sepia tone photo of Washington's Carriage in front of B.N. Crane, Furnishing Undertaker, 80-82 Washington St., Hoboken, 1872. - Print, Photographic

Sepia tone photo of Washington's Carriage in front of B.N. Crane, Furnishing Undertaker, 80-82 Washington St.(old numbers), Hoboken, 1872. Photograph by Charles F. May, 140 Washington St. (old number, modern 316), Hoboken. Print 7-1/8" high x 9-1/2" wide (irregular shape) single weight paper with integral typeset text below image (transcribed below). Mounted on gray album paper (stains and cockles evident). Print was found on leaf 1 in album 2013.053.0001, see that primary record for album description. No other images on either side of the leaf. PDF on file. ==== Legend text in image below photo: Photographed by C. F. May, 140 Washington St., Hoboken, N. J. Washington's Carria