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Morris County
New Jersey

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Morris County

Index to Locations

  • Boonton Boonton Cemetery
  • Boonton Greenwood Cemetery
  • Dover Orchard Street Cemetery
  • East Hanover Gate of Heaven Cemetery
  • East Hanover Hanover Cemetery
  • East Hanover Restland Memorial Park
  • Hanover Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Madison Webb Memorial Chapel
  • Mendham Hilltop Cemetery
  • Montville Montville Dutch Reformed Churchyard
  • Morristown Evergreen Cemetery
  • Morristown First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Morristown Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Morristown St. Peter's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
  • Morristown St. Peter's Parish Churchyard
  • Parsippany Vail Memorial Cemetery
  • Rockaway First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery


    Boonton Cemetery
    Boonton, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hill (1821-1884) — of Boonton, Morris County, N.J. Born in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., June 10, 1821. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1861-62, 1866; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1867-73, 1881-83 (4th District 1867-73, 5th District 1881-83); member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1875-77. Died July 24, 1884 (age 63 years, 44 days). Interment at Boonton Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greenwood Cemetery
    Boonton, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Joshua S. Salmon (1846-1902) — of Boonton, Morris County, N.J. Born in Mt. Olive, Morris County, N.J., February 2, 1846. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1878; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1899-1902; died in office 1902. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., May 6, 1902 (age 56 years, 93 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Henry Capstick (1856-1918) — also known as John H. Capstick — of Montville, Morris County, N.J. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., September 2, 1856. Republican. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1915-18; died in office 1918. Died in Montville, Morris County, N.J., March 17, 1918 (age 61 years, 196 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel L. Garrison (1845-1927) — of Boonton, Morris County, N.J. Born in Cumberland County, N.J., 1845. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1900-01. Died in 1927 (age about 82 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Garrison (1806-1873) and Amy (Loder) Garrison (1813-1888); married, May 9, 1867, to Mary Ferguson (1847-1922); second cousin twice removed of Daniel Garrison (1782-1851); third cousin twice removed of Amos Fithian Garrison, Sr. and Charles Hamilton Garrison.
      Political families: Hatch family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Orchard Street Cemetery
    Dover, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      William Fred Birch (1870-1946) — also known as William F. Birch — of Dover, Morris County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., August 30, 1870. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1910, 1912; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1918-19; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920. Died in Glen Ridge, Essex County, N.J., January 25, 1946 (age 75 years, 148 days). Interment at Orchard Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Hugh Joseph Addonizio (1914-1981) — also known as Hugh J. Addonizio — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 31, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; vice-president, A & C Tailoring Co.; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1949-62; mayor of Newark, N.J., 1962-70; defeated, 1970; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Holy Name Society; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Urban League; NAACP; Elks; Lions; Kiwanis; Rotary. Indicted in federal court, December, 1969, along with Municipal Judge Anthony Giuliano, other city officials, and reputed organized crime leader, Anthony 'Tony Boy' Boiardo, on extortion and income tax evasion charges over a scheme to share kickbacks from a sewer contracting company; pleaded not guilty; tried; during the trial a witness identified him as recipient of thousands of dollars in bribes; convicted in July, 1970; sentenced to ten years in prison and fined $25,000; released in 1979. Died in Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J., February 2, 1981 (age 67 years, 2 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frank Addonizio and Livia (Barasso) Addonizio; brother of Victor F. Addonizio (1914?-?); married, July 6, 1942, to Doris Goodheart.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Walsh (1896-1947) — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., February 26, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; concert violinist; vice-president, Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1943-44; appointed 1943. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Kappa Alpha Psi. Died December 13, 1947 (age 51 years, 290 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael Joseph Walsh and Mary Ann (Shane) Walsh; married, June 8, 1920, to Agnes Mulvey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Peter Wallace Rodino, Jr. (1909-2005) — also known as Peter W. Rodino, Jr. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 7, 1909. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 10th District, 1949-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1988; law professor. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Died, of congestive heart failure, in West Orange, Essex County, N.J., May 7, 2005 (age 95 years, 334 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Francis Kinkead (1876-1960) — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Ireland, March 27, 1876. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1909-15 (9th District 1909-13, 8th District 1913-15). Died September 6, 1960 (age 84 years, 163 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hanover Cemetery
    East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Oscar Harry Barnett (1881-1969) — also known as Oscar H. Barnett — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo.; Winter Park, Orange County, Fla. Born in Fleming, Washington County, Ohio, February 28, 1881. U.S. Consular Agent in Ceará, 1914-17. Died in Volusia County, Fla., December, 1969 (age 88 years, 0 days). Interment at Hanover Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph F. Barnett.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Restland Memorial Park
    East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur T. Vanderbilt (1888-1957) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Short Hills, Essex County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., July 7, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of Nathan L. Jacobs, 1928-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920 (alternate), 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940, 1944; circuit judge in New Jersey, 1947-48; chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1948-57; died in office 1957. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Pi; Order of the Coif; American Political Science Association. Died June 16, 1957 (age 68 years, 344 days). Interment at Restland Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Lewis Vanderbilt and Alice H. (Leach) Vanderbilt; married, September 12, 1914, to Florence Althen.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Leander Sundstrom (1901-1980) — also known as Frank L. Sundstrom — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Massena, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., January 5, 1901. Republican. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 11th District, 1943-49; defeated, 1948. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Summit, Union County, N.J., May 23, 1980 (age 79 years, 139 days). Interment at Restland Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Churchyard
    Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Aaron Kitchell (1744-1820) — of Hanover, Morris County, N.J. Born in Hanover, Morris County, N.J., July 10, 1744. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1781-82, 1784, 1786-90, 1793-94, 1797, 1801-04, 1809; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1791-93, 1795-97, 1799-1801 (at-large 1791-93, 1795-97, 2nd District 1799-1801); U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1805-09. Died June 25, 1820 (age 75 years, 351 days). Interment at Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Kitchell (1710-1779) and Rachel (Bates) Kitchell (1714-1789); married 1767 to Phebe Farrand (1743-1807); great-grandfather of Elias Mulford Condit; second cousin once removed of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789); second cousin thrice removed of Albert Pierson Condit; second cousin four times removed of John Holbrook Chapman; second cousin five times removed of Raymond Schofield Curtice; third cousin of John Davenport and James Davenport; third cousin once removed of Abraham Davenport (1767-1837) and Theodore Davenport; third cousin twice removed of Thaddeus Betts and Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884); third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root and Edward Green Bradford II.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Webb Memorial Chapel
    Madison, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      George Helm Yeaman (1829-1908) — also known as George H. Yeaman — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Hardin County, Ky., November 1, 1829. County judge in Kentucky, 1854; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1861; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1862-65; U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1865-70. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., February 23, 1908 (age 78 years, 114 days). Interment at Webb Memorial Chapel.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary


    Hilltop Cemetery
    18 Hilltop Road
    Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey
    Founded 1745
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Herbert Brownell, Jr. Herbert Brownell, Jr. (1904-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peru, Nemaha County, Neb., February 20, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1933-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1944, 1948; campaign manager, Thomas E. Dewey for Governor of New York and President; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1944-46; U.S. Attorney General, 1953-57. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Sigma Delta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Order of the Coif. Died of cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 1, 1996 (age 92 years, 71 days). Interment at Hilltop Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Herbert Brownell (1868-1936) and Mary A. (Miller) Brownell (1868-1959); married, June 16, 1934, to Doris A. McCarter (1904-1979); married 1987 to Marion Taylor.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Herbert Brownell: Advising Ike : The Memoirs of Attorney General Herbert Brownell (1993)
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936
      Thomas William Greelish (1939-1991) — also known as Thomas W. Greelish — of Mendham, Morris County, N.J. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., December 31, 1939. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1985-87. Died, from a pulmonary embolism, in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., June 23, 1991 (age 51 years, 174 days). Interment at Hilltop Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Greelish and Mildred Greelish.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Aaron Pitney (1803-1877) — of Morris County, N.J. Born in Mendham, Morris County, N.J., February 2, 1803. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 4th District, 1854-55. Died in Mendham, Morris County, N.J., July 21, 1877 (age 74 years, 169 days). Interment at Hilltop Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Shubal Pitney (1767-1847) and Sarah Jane (Martin) Pitney (1774-1852); married to Hannah Anderson (1805-1876); second cousin once removed of Henry Cooper Pitney; second cousin twice removed of Mahlon Pitney (1858-1924); second cousin four times removed of James Duncan Pitney.
      Political family: Pitney family of New Jersey.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Montville Dutch Reformed Churchyard
    Montville, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Everett B. Vreeland (1911-1971) — of Montville, Morris County, N.J. Born April 26, 1911. Republican. Realtor; travel agent; member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 10-B, 1968-71; died in office 1971. Died August 20, 1971 (age 60 years, 116 days). Interment at Montville Dutch Reformed Churchyard.
      Relatives: Brother of James P. Vreeland, Jr. (1910-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    35 Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Theodore Fitz Randolph (1826-1883) — also known as Theodore F. Randolph — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Pennsylvania, June 24, 1826. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1861; member of New Jersey state senate from Hudson County, 1862-65; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1864; Governor of New Jersey, 1869-72; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1875-81; member of Democratic National Committee from New Jersey, 1876. Died November 7, 1883 (age 57 years, 136 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Fitz Randolph (1791-1872).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Emile Henry Lacombe Emile Henry Lacombe (1846-1924) — also known as E. Henry Lacombe — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 29, 1846. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1887-1916. Died November 28, 1924 (age 78 years, 304 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Image source: Empire State Notables (1914)
      Henry Cooper Pitney (1827-1911) — also known as Henry C. Pitney — Born in Mendham Township, Morris County, N.J., January 19, 1827. Lawyer; bank director; vice-chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1889-1907. Presbyterian. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died January 10, 1911 (age 83 years, 356 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucetta (Cooper) Pitney (1793-1877) and Mahlon Pitney (1795-1863); married, April 7, 1853, to Sarah Louise Halsted (1828-1899); father of Mahlon Pitney (1858-1924); great-grandfather of James Duncan Pitney; second cousin once removed of Aaron Pitney.
      Political family: Pitney family of New Jersey.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mahlon Pitney (1858-1924) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., February 5, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1895-99; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1899-1901; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1901-08; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1908-12; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1912-22. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., December 9, 1924 (age 66 years, 308 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Cooper Pitney and Sarah Louisa (Halsted) Pitney (1828-1899); married, November 14, 1891, to Florence Theodora Shelton (1870-1965); granduncle of James Duncan Pitney; great-grandfather of Christopher D'Olier Reeve (1952-2004); second cousin twice removed of Aaron Pitney.
      Political family: Pitney family of New Jersey.
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Mahlon Pitney (built 1942, sold 1968) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Theodore Werts (1846-1910) — also known as George T. Werts — of Morris County, N.J. Born March 24, 1846. Member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1887-92; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1892-93; Governor of New Jersey, 1893-96. Died January 17, 1910 (age 63 years, 299 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Augustus William Cutler (1827-1897) — also known as Augustus W. Cutler — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., October 22, 1827. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1872-74; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1875-79. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., January 1, 1897 (age 69 years, 71 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Cutler (1778-1854) and Elizabeth Phebe (Cook) Cutler (1782-1846); married 1856 to Julia Rebecca Walker (1829-1908); great-grandson of Silas Condict (1738-1801); first cousin twice removed of Lewis Condict; second cousin twice removed of John Condit; third cousin once removed of Silas Condit, Israel Dodd Condit and Alfred Henry Condict; fourth cousin of Albert Pierson Condit, Amzi Condit, Elias Mulford Condit and Fillmore Condit; fourth cousin once removed of Simeon Harrison.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Thomas Cobb (1813-1870) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., October 13, 1813. Republican. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1861-63; mayor of Morristown, N.J., 1865; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1866-70; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1868. Killed in an accident on the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad near White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, W.Va., August 12, 1870 (age 56 years, 303 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Colville Emmet (1836-1901) — also known as William C. Emmet — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Staatsburg, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 13, 1836. Lawyer; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Turkey, 1885; U.S. Consul in Smyrna, 1886-93; Aix-la-Chapelle, 1893-97. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1901 (age 64 years, 309 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Colville Emmet (1807-1875) and Laura Magdalena (Coster) Emmet (1816-1886); married 1863 to Emily Hone (1843-1931; granddaughter of Matthew C. Perry (1794-1858; Commodore, U.S. Navy); grandniece of John Slidell); nephew of Robert Emmet; grandson of Thomas Addis Emmet; first cousin once removed of William Temple Emmet and Grenville Temple Emmet (1877-1937).
      Political families: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York; Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank Dale Abell (1878-1964) — also known as Frank D. Abell — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., July 26, 1878. Republican. Banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1925; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1926-31. Member, Rotary. Died in 1964 (age about 85 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of E. Corning Abell and Alice (Tainter) Abell; married, April 2, 1918, to Elvira Dudley Dean.
      Alfred Henry Condict (1824-1904) — also known as Alfred H. Condict — of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., February 20, 1824. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Richland County, 1897. Died in Washington, D.C., March 16, 1904 (age 80 years, 25 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Silas Haines Condict (1784-1861) and Joanna (Dickerson) Condict (1791-1842); married, November 2, 1847, to Harriet Ann Stiles (1825-1851); married, October 19, 1854, to Margaretta 'Aretta' Garrabrant (1830-1905); first cousin twice removed of Silas Condict (1738-1801); second cousin once removed of John Condit, Lewis Condict and Fillmore Condit; third cousin of Silas Condit and Israel Dodd Condit; third cousin once removed of Augustus William Cutler, Albert Pierson Condit, Amzi Condit and Elias Mulford Condit; fourth cousin of Simeon Harrison.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen (1882-1959) — also known as Peter H. B. Frelinghuysen — of Morris County, N.J. Born in Morris County, N.J., September 15, 1882. Lawyer; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Morris County; elected 1933. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 11, 1959 (age 76 years, 177 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Griswold Frelinghuysen (1851-1936) and Sarah Linen (Ballantine) Frelinghuysen (1858-1940); married to Adaline Havemeyer (1884-1963); father of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr. and Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen; nephew of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1848-1924); grandson of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; grandfather of Rodney P. Frelinghuysen; great-grandnephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen; second great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804); first cousin once removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; first cousin twice removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-); second cousin once removed of Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen.
      Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Beach Axtell (1819-1891) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich.; Amador County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M. Born near Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 14, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; Amador County District Attorney, 1854; U.S. Representative from California 1st District, 1867-71; Governor of Utah Territory, 1875; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1875-78; justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1882-85. Presbyterian. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., August 6, 1891 (age 71 years, 296 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Loree Axtell and Nancy (Sanders) Axtell; married, September 20, 1840, to Adaline Williams.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Silas Condict (1738-1801) — of Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 7, 1738. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1781; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1791-94, 1796-98, 1800. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., September 6, 1801 (age 63 years, 183 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Condict (1698-1768) and Phebe (Dodd) Condict (1704-1768); married, April 10, 1760, to Phebe Day (1743-1762); married, March 16, 1763, to Abigail Byram (1746-1823); uncle of Lewis Condict (1772-1862); great-grandfather of Augustus William Cutler; first cousin once removed of John Condit; first cousin twice removed of Silas Condit, Israel Dodd Condit and Alfred Henry Condict; first cousin thrice removed of Albert Pierson Condit, Amzi Condit, Elias Mulford Condit and Fillmore Condit; second cousin twice removed of Simeon Harrison; second cousin four times removed of Simeon Harrison Rollinson; fourth cousin of Philip Frisbee; fourth cousin once removed of Calvin Frisbie, Francis William Kellogg, Frederick Walker Pitkin and George Eastman.
      Political families: Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lewis Condict (1772-1862) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., March 3, 1772. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1805-09, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1811-17, 1821-33 (at-large 1811-13, 1st District 1813-17, at-large 1821-23, 1st District 1823-25, at-large 1825-33). Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 26, 1862 (age 90 years, 84 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Condict (1744-1774) and Annie (Byram) Condict (1749-1826); married to Martha Woodhull (1781-1820) and Martina Elmendorf (1783-1851); nephew of Silas Condict; first cousin twice removed of Augustus William Cutler; second cousin of John Condit; second cousin once removed of Silas Condit, Israel Dodd Condit (1802-1897) and Alfred Henry Condict; second cousin twice removed of Albert Pierson Condit, Amzi Condit, Elias Mulford Condit and Fillmore Condit; third cousin once removed of Simeon Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Simeon Harrison Rollinson; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Frisbee.
      Political families: Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; DeCamp-Hinchman family of New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Vail (1809-1875) — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., July 21, 1809. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1843-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1853-57; defeated, 1850; U.S. Consul in Glasgow, 1858-61; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1865-71. Died in Morristown, Morris County, N.J., May 23, 1875 (age 65 years, 306 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: First cousin of Theodore Newton Vail (1845-1920).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonas Phillips Phoenix (1788-1859) — also known as J. Phillips Phoenix — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Jersey, 1788. Member of New York state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1843-45, 1849-51; member of New York state assembly from New York County 1st District, 1848. Died in 1859 (age about 71 years). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Peter's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
    Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr. (1916-2011) — also known as Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr. — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 17, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; bank director; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1953-75; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968, 1972. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Harding Township, Morris County, N.J., May 23, 2011 (age 95 years, 126 days). Interment at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen and Adaline (Havemeyer) Frelinghuysen (1884-1963); married, September 7, 1940, to Beatrice Sterling Procter (1919-1996); father of Rodney P. Frelinghuysen; grandnephew of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1848-1924); great-grandson of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; second great-grandnephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen; third great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804); second cousin of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and John Davis Lodge; second cousin once removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-); second cousin twice removed of Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen; twin brother of Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen.
      Political families: Winthrop-Hamlin family of Massachusetts and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    St. Peter's Parish Churchyard
    Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Welsh Miller (1800-1862) — also known as Jacob W. Miller — of Morristown, Morris County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, 1800. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1832; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1841-53. Died in 1862 (age about 62 years). Interment at St. Peter's Parish Churchyard.
      Relatives: Brother of Dorothy Miller (who married Thomas Goyn Talmadge (1801-1863)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Vail Memorial Cemetery
    Parsippany, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Donald Holman McLean (1884-1975) — also known as Donald H. McLean — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., March 18, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Union County Republican Party, 1919-21; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1933-45; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1945-48; superior court judge in New Jersey, 1948-54. Episcopalian. Died, in Fanny Allen Hospital, Winooski, Chittenden County, Vt., August 19, 1975 (age 91 years, 154 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Vail Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 18, 1909, to Edna Righter (1882-1969); married to Clara Bitzer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Newton Vail (1845-1920) — also known as Theodore N. Vail — of Lyndonville, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Minerva, Stark County, Ohio, July 16, 1845. Republican. General superintendent, U.S. Railway Mail Service, 1876-79; president, American Telephone and Telegraph Co., 1885-89 and 1907-19; founder of Western Electric and of Bell Labs; built an electric railway system in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1890-1904; farmer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Member, Union League. Died, from kidney and cardiac complications, in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., April 16, 1920 (age 74 years, 275 days). Interment at Vail Memorial Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Davis Vail and Phebe (Quinby) Vail; married, August 3, 1869, to Emma Louisa Righter (1844-1905); married, July 27, 1907, to Mabel Rutledge Sanderson (died 1950); first cousin of George Vail (1809-1875).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Rockaway, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Lyman Averill Chandler (1821-1865) — also known as Lyman A. Chandler — of Morris County, N.J. Born in Washington County, N.Y., May 14, 1821. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 3rd District, 1858-59; member of New Jersey state senate from Morris County, 1863-65. Died in Rockaway, Morris County, N.J., September 11, 1865 (age 44 years, 120 days). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Chandler (1794-1837) and Clarinda Bragg (Averill) Chandler (1798-1859); married to Mary Elizabeth Jackson (1825-1857); first cousin once removed of Ira Chandler Backus (1805-1866) and Harmon Sweatland Conger.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Conger family of New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Succasunna, Morris County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Mahlon Dickerson (1770-1853) — of Succasunna, Morris County, N.J. Born in Hanover, Morris County, N.J., April 17, 1770. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1811-13; Governor of New Jersey, 1815-17; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1815-17; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1817-33; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1834-38; U.S. District Judge for New Jersey, 1840; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1844. Died in Succasunna, Morris County, N.J., October 5, 1853 (age 83 years, 171 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Philemon Dickerson (1788-1862).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jetur Rose Riggs (1809-1869) — also known as Jetur R. Riggs — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born near Drakesville (now Ledgewood), Morris County, N.J., June 20, 1809. Republican. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1836; went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1856-58; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1859-61. Died in Drakesville (now Ledgewood), Morris County, N.J., November 5, 1869 (age 60 years, 138 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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