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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Somerset County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Basking Ridge Basking Ridge Cemetery
  • Basking Ridge Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Bernardsville St. Bernard's Cemetery
  • Bound Brook Bound Brook Cemetery
  • Bound Brook Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Hillsborough Weston Burying Ground
  • Lamington Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Liberty Corner Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Pluckemin Pluckemin Cemetery
  • Somerset North Plainfield Township Burying Ground
  • Somerville First Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
  • Somerville Mountain Top Cemetery
  • Somerville New Somerville Cemetery
  • Somerville Old Cemetery
  • South Bound Brook St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Ferdinand Schureman Schenck (1790-1860) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in Millstone, Somerset County, N.J., February 11, 1790. Republican. Physician; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1829-31; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1833-37; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1844; Judge, New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1845-57; candidate for New Jersey state senate, 1856. Died in Camden, Camden County, N.J., May 16, 1860 (age 70 years, 95 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Relative *** of John F. Schenck (1905-?).
      Political family: Schenck family of New Jersey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Basking Ridge Cemetery
    Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey


    Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    1 East Oak Street
    Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Southard (1747-1842) — of Basking Ridge, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., October 7, 1747. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1792-99, 1811; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1801-11, 1815-21 (3rd District 1801-03, at-large 1803-05, 6th District 1805-07, at-large 1807-09, 5th District 1809-11, 2nd District 1815-21). Died in Basking Ridge, Somerset County, N.J., May 22, 1842 (age 94 years, 227 days). Interment at Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Isaac Southard (1783-1850) and Samuel Lewis Southard.
      Political family: Southard-Hoffman family of New York and New Jersey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Annin (1764-1824) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in 1764. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1804. Died in Basking Ridge, Somerset County, N.J., April 12, 1824 (age about 59 years). Interment at Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Van Doren (1766-1815) and Mary Cooper Cross (1780-1817); father of William C. Annin (1790-1872).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Bernard's Cemetery
    Bernardsville, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen (1869-1948) — also known as Joseph S. Frelinghuysen — of Raritan, Somerset County, N.J.; Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Raritan, Somerset County, N.J., March 12, 1869. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; fire insurance business; insurance underwriter; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1906-11; defeated, 1902; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1917-23; defeated, 1922, 1928, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1944; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1940. Dutch ancestry. Member, Grange; Union League; Freemasons; Elks. Died February 9, 1948 (age 78 years, 334 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick John Frelinghuysen (1818-1891) and Victoria Bowen (Sherman) Frelinghuysen (1830-1914); married to Emily Macy Brewster (1881-1967); grandnephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen; great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804); first cousin once removed of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; second cousin of Frederick Frelinghuysen (1848-1924); second cousin once removed of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen; second cousin twice removed of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., John Davis Lodge, Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr. and Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen; second cousin thrice removed of George Cabot Lodge (1927-) and Rodney P. 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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ogden Haggerty Hammond (1869-1956) — also known as Ogden H. Hammond — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., October 13, 1869. Republican. Real estate business; director, First National Bank of Jersey City; president, railway and real estate development companies; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1915-16; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916, 1924 (alternate), 1932; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1925-29. Presbyterian. Died October 29, 1956 (age 87 years, 16 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Henry Hammond and Sophia Vernon (Wolf) Hammond; married 1907 to Mary Picton Stevens (1885-1915; died in sinking of the Lusitania); married 1917 to Margaret McClure Howland; father of Ogden H. Hammond, Jr. (1899?-?) and Millicent Hammond Fenwick.
      Political family: Hammond-Stevens family of Bernardsville, New Jersey (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Winthrop Kean (1893-1980) — also known as Robert W. Kean — of Livingston, Essex County, N.J. Born in Elberon, Monmouth County, N.J., September 28, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; banker; elected (Wet) delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Essex County 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1964; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 12th District, 1939-59; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1958; chair of Essex County Republican Party, 1961. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died September 21, 1980 (age 86 years, 359 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hamilton Fish Kean and Katharine Taylor (Winthrop) Kean; married, October 18, 1920, to Elizabeth Stuyvesant Howard; father of Thomas Howard Kean; nephew of John Kean (1852-1914); grandfather of Thomas Howard Kean, Jr.; second great-grandson of John Kean (1756-1795); second great-grandnephew of Philip Peter Livingston; third great-grandson of Peter Van Brugh Livingston; third great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Philip Livingston and William Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Pieter Van Brugh; fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler, Abraham de Peyster, Johannes Cuyler, Johannes de Peyster and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1849-1936); first cousin thrice removed of Charles Ludlow Livingston (1800-1873); first cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston and Henry Brockholst Livingston; first cousin five times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin six times removed of Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes DePeyster, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1888-1991); second cousin once removed of Hamilton Fish, Jr. (1926-1996); second cousin twice removed of Hamilton Fish (1951-) and Alexa Fish Ward; second cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston and William Jay; second cousin four times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Edward Livingston (1764-1836); second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800), Philip P. Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler and Henry Cruger; third cousin twice removed of Philip Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Henry Bell Van Rensselaer and John Jay II; third cousin thrice removed of Hamilton Fish (1808-1893); fourth cousin once removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Charles Ludlow Livingston (1870-?).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Archibald Stevens Alexander (1906-1979) — also known as Archibald S. Alexander — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 28, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1948 (Democratic), 1952; assistant secretary of the U.S. Army, 1949-50; undersecretary, 1950-52; member of Democratic National Committee from New Jersey, 1952; New Jersey state treasurer, 1954-55; candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 6-A, 1969; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Episcopalian. Died in Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J., September 4, 1979 (age 72 years, 311 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Archibald Stevens Alexander and Helen Tracy (Barney) Alexander; married 1929 to Susanne Dimock Tilton (died 1935); married 1937 to Jean Struthers Sears (sister-in-law of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.; second great-granddaughter of Jonathan Mason); third great-grandson of John Stevens (1716-1792); second cousin of Millicent Hammond Fenwick.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Hammond-Stevens family of Bernardsville, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Millicent Hammond Fenwick (1910-1992) — also known as Millicent Fenwick — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 25, 1910. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1960; member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 8, 1970-72; resigned 1972; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1975-83; member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1976; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1982. Female. Model for Lacey Davenport in the Doonesbury comic strip. Died in Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J., September 16, 1992 (age 82 years, 204 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Ogden Haggerty Hammond and Mary Picton Stevens Hammond; sister of Ogden H. Hammond, Jr.; great-granddaughter of Nathaniel Wolfe; third great-granddaughter of John Stevens; fourth great-granddaughter of John Bubenheim Bayard; second cousin of Archibald Stevens Alexander (1906-1979).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Hammond-Stevens family of Bernardsville, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Dryden Kuser (1897-1964) — also known as Dryden Kuser — of Bernardsville, Somerset County, N.J.; Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., September 24, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1926-29; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1930-35; insurance agent; real estate broker. Member, American Legion; Elks; Eagles; Moose; Grange; Audubon Society. Died, in Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 3, 1964 (age 66 years, 161 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anthony Rudolph Kuser (1862-1928) and Susan Fairchild (Dryden) Kuser (1864-1931); married, April 26, 1919, to Roberta Brooke Russell (divorced 1930; she later married Vincent Astor); married, September 6, 1930, to Vieva Marie Fisher; married to Grace Egglesfield; father of Anthony Dryden Marshall; grandson of John Fairfield Dryden (1839-1911).
      Political family: Dryden-Marshall family of New York City, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943) — also known as Gouverneur M. Carnochan — of New City, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., June 28, 1892. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; stockbroker; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Member, Freemasons. While in wartime service, he was killed in a plane crash, in South America or the Atlantic Ocean, October 12, 1943 (age 51 years, 106 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915) and Mathilda Grosvenor (Goodridge) Carnochan (1869-1905); married 1915 to Eleanor Taylor (1894-1922); married 1928 to Sierra Baldwin Bliss (1903-1966); father of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1919-1944; private in U.S. Army, killed in action in Luxembourg); second great-grandnephew of Richard Valentine Morris; third great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1726-1798); third great-grandnephew of Richard Morris (1730-1810) and Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); fourth great-grandnephew of Robert Hunter Morris; fifth great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); first cousin four times removed of Lewis Richard Morris; second cousin thrice removed of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894).
      Political family: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kate Prentice Schley (1885-1970) — also known as Kate deForest Prentice — of Far Hills, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., April 23, 1885. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932; member of Republican National Committee from New Jersey, 1944-49. Female. Episcopalian. Died May 22, 1970 (age 85 years, 29 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of William S. P. Prentice; married to Reeve Schley; mother of Eleanor Prentice Schley; grandmother of Webster Bray Todd, Jr. (1938-) and Christine Todd Whitman; second cousin once removed of Nathaniel Prentice Banks.
      Political family: Todd-Whitman family of New Jersey.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bound Brook Cemetery
    Mountain Avenue
    Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Founded 1864
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Winsor Smalley (1850-1916) — also known as William W. Smalley — of Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Middlesex County, N.J., December 17, 1850. Republican. Lumber business; banker; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1907-10; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1912-16; died in office 1916. Died December 27, 1916 (age 66 years, 10 days). Interment at Bound Brook Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Smalley (1826-1884) and Elizabeth (Winsor) Smalley (1830-1919); married to Emma Skillman Cook (1853-1897) and Jessie Moore Cook (1870-1928; sister of first wife).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Swan (1771-1844) — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born near Scotch Plains, Somerset County, N.J., 1771. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1807; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1821-31 (at-large 1821-23, 2nd District 1823-25, at-large 1825-31). Died in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., August 24, 1844 (age about 73 years). Entombed at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Weston Burying Ground
    (formerly Van Nest Cemetery)
    Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born near Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., April 13, 1753. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1778; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1784, 1800-04; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Somerset County, 1787; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1793-96; U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, 1801. Died in Millstone, Somerset County, N.J., April 13, 1804 (age 51 years, 0 days). Interment at Weston Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Dina (Van Berghe) Frelinghuysen (1725-1807) and John Frelinghuysen (1727-1754); married to Gertrude Schenck (1752-1794); father of Theodore Frelinghuysen; grandfather of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; great-grandfather of Frederick Frelinghuysen and Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen; second great-grandfather of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen; third great-grandfather of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., John Davis Lodge, Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr. and Henry Osborne Havemeyer Frelinghuysen; fourth great-grandfather of George Cabot Lodge (1927-) and Rodney P. 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 — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      James Linn (1749-1821) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in Bedminster Township, Somerset County, N.J., 1749. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1790-91; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1799-1801; secretary of state of New Jersey, 1805-20. Died January 5, 1821 (age about 71 years). Interment at Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Liberty Corner, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Founded 1837
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William C. Annin (1790-1872) — of Somerset County, N.J. Born January 5, 1790. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1828. Died January 30, 1872 (age 82 years, 25 days). Interment at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Annin (1764-1824); married to Sarah Kirkpatrick (died 1840) and Providence Cross (1799-1858).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Wilson Arrowsmith (1816-1901) — also known as J. W. Arrowsmith — of Bernards Township, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, October 6, 1816. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1860-61, 1870. Died November 20, 1901 (age 85 years, 45 days). Interment at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 30, 1840, to Caroline Amanda Thompson (1817-1904).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pluckemin Cemetery
    Pluckemin, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Adrian Lyon — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Middlesex County, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912. Interment at Pluckemin Cemetery.


    North Plainfield Township Burying Ground
    Somerset, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Boice (c.1808-1864) — of Essex County, N.J. Born about 1808. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1851. Died in 1864 (age about 56 years). Interment at North Plainfield Township Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Ann Cadmus (1811-1892).


    First Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery
    Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Dumont Vroom, Jr. (1791-1873) — also known as Peter D. Vroom — of Somerset County, N.J. Born in Hillsborough, Somerset County, N.J., December 12, 1791. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1826-27, 1829; Governor of New Jersey, 1829-32, 1833-36; chancellor of New Jersey court of chancery, 1829-32, 1833-36; U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1839-41; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention, 1844; U.S. Minister to Prussia, 1853-57. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., November 18, 1873 (age 81 years, 341 days). Interment at First Reformed Dutch Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Garrett Dorset Wall Vroom (1843-?).
      Political family: Wall-Vroom family of Trenton, New Jersey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary


    Mountain Top Cemetery
    Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      William E. Ozzard (1915-2002) — of Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, N.J.; Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Weehawken, Hudson County, N.J., June 15, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1954-58; resigned 1958; member of New Jersey state senate, 1958-67 (Somerset County 1958-65, District 8 1966-67); resigned 1967; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1969. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary. Died June 29, 2002 (age 87 years, 14 days). Interment at Mountain Top Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James H. Ozzard and Josephine (Bergman) Ozzard.
      Epitaph: "Pursued Truth, Justice, and the Perfect Drive."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    New Somerville Cemetery
    South Bridge Street
    Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Founded 1867
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Clifford Philip Case (1904-1982) — also known as Clifford P. Case — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born in Franklin Park, Somerset County, N.J., April 16, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1943-44; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 6th District, 1945-53; resigned 1953; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1955-79; defeated in primary, 1978; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1956, 1964, 1968; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1968. Presbyterian. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Bar Association; Elks; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from lung cancer, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1982 (age 77 years, 323 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clifford Philip Case and Jeannette McAlpin (Benedict) Case; married, July 13, 1928, to Ruth Miriam Smith; nephew of Clarence Edwards Case (1877-1961).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Gaston Steele (1820-1892) — also known as William G. Steele — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, February 17, 1820. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 3rd District, 1861-65. Died April 22, 1892 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alvah Augustus Clark (1840-1912) — also known as Alvah A. Clark — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Lebanon, Hunterdon County, N.J., September 13, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1877-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1880, 1904; postmaster at Somerville, N.J., 1896-99. Died in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., December 27, 1912 (age 72 years, 105 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of James Nelson Pidcock (1836-1899).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter J. Biondi (1942-2011) — also known as Pete Biondi — of Hillsborough, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., June 23, 1942. Republican. Mayor of Hillsborough Township, N.J., 1986-93; Somerset County Freeholder, 1994-97; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 16th District, 1998-2011; died in office 2011. Member, Rotary; Elks. Died, from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, November 10, 2011 (age 69 years, 140 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Culver Barcalow (1823-1896) — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in New Jersey, October 23, 1823. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd New Jersey District, 1879. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died June 1, 1896 (age 72 years, 222 days). Interment at New Somerville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Catherine M. Van Dervoort (1825-1876).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      George Houston Brown (1810-1865) — also known as George H. Brown — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J., February 12, 1810. Member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1845; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1851-53; associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1861-65. Died in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., August 1, 1865 (age 55 years, 170 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Southard (1783-1850) — of Somerville, Somerset County, N.J. Born in Basking Ridge, Somerset County, N.J., August 30, 1783. U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1831-33. Died in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., September 18, 1850 (age 67 years, 19 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Southard; brother of Samuel Lewis Southard (1787-1842).
      Political family: Southard-Hoffman family of New York and New Jersey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Eugene S. Doughty — of Somerset County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Somerset County, 1851-52; member of New Jersey state senate from Somerset County, 1882-84. Interment at Old Cemetery.


    St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery
    South Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
    Politicians buried here:
      Mary V. Beck (1908-2005) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Ford City, Armstrong County, Pa., February 29, 1908. Democrat. Social worker; lawyer; member, Detroit City Council, 1950-70 (first woman to be elected); candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1950; candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1969. Female. Eastern Orthodox. Ukrainian ancestry. Died, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich., January 30, 2005 (age 97 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Michael Beck and Anna (Woytowych) Beck.
      Campaign slogan (1969): "Sweep the Deck with Mary Beck."


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