Notable People

 

Charles Edison
Governor of New Jersey
Died July 31, 1969
Section 41 – Lot 177

Lowell Mason
Famous Hymn Writer
Died August 15, 1872
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 871

George Webb
Famous Hymn Writer
Died October 7, 1887
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 871

George Inness & George Inness, Jr.
Father & Son Landscape Painters
Died August 1, 1894 & July 27, 1926 Respectively
Section 20 – Lot 46

Charles F. McKim
Noted Architect
Died September 14, 1909
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 412

George Osmun
Founder of the Continental Can Company
Died October 19, 1886
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 5


Samuel Colgate
Founder Colgate-Palmolive, Peet Company
Died April 23, 1897
Section 41 – Lot 2

Frederick W. Johnson, Sr.
Founder Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Company
Died March 8, 1927
Oak Section – Lot 1

Frank Kramer
World’s Champion Bicycle Racer
Died October 8, 1958
Section 44 – Lot 136

Platt Adams
Olympic Star
Died February 27, 1961
Rose Garden – Section 6

Andrew Graham
Invented Shorthand
Died May 21, 1894
Prospect Section – Lots 135/136

George J. Seabury
Founder Seabury & Johnson Pharmaceutical Company
Died February 13, 1909
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 481

William A. Wachenfeld
Justice of Supreme Court of New Jersey
Died April 22, 1969
Hillcrest Section – Lot 10

George Huntington Hartford
Founder of A&P Food Stores
Died August 29, 1917
Section 42 – Lot 8

James C. Hepburn
Translated the Bible into Japanese
Died September 21, 1911
Old Cemetery Section – Lot 536

Aaron B. Tompkins
Medal of Honor winner who died in the Civil War
Died November 25, 1931
Lawn Section – Lot 31

Frank E. Fesq
Medal of Honor winner who died in the Civil War
Died May 6, 1920
Section S – Lot 78

Andrew J. Eken
Builder of the Empire State Building, New York
Died June 11, 1965
Niche 695

Sumner F. Dudley
Founder of the first summer day camp in America
Died March 14, 1897
Section 40 – Lot 7

Henry Coddington Meyer
Medal of Honor winner who died in the Civil War
Died March 27, 1935
Prospect Section – Lot 265

Wilfred J. Funk
Co-Author of Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary
Died June 1, 1965
Section 42 – Lots 89/90

Merck Family
Pharmaceutical Company
Hillcrest Section – Lot 14

Upjohn Family
Pharmaceutical Company
Section 43 – Lot 24

James Barnes
Famous Golfer
Died May 24, 1966
Section 47 – Lot 5A

Irvin Booker
Superior Court Judge
Died August 23, 2005
Niche 1071

Althea Gibson
Tennis Champion
Died September 23, 2003
Juniper Section – Row 2 – Grave 7

John Han Bell
Brigadier General in the Civil War
Died April 20, 1875
Old Cemetery Section - Lot 496

Henry Judd Gray
First person electrocuted in New Jersey,
Died January 12, 1928
Linden Section – Lot 200

Dr. John F. Pingry