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Sullivan County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sullivan County

Index to Locations

  • Bloomingburg Bloomingburg Cemetery
  • Near Forestburgh St. Joseph's Camp Grotto Chapel
  • Glen Wild Workmen's Circle Cemetery
  • Livingston Manor Orchard Street Cemetery
  • Monticello Unknown location
  • Monticello Old Cemetery on St. John Street
  • Monticello Rock Ridge Cemetery
  • Monticello St. John Street Cemetery


    Bloomingburg Cemetery
    Bloomingburg, Sullivan County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Bodle (1787-1835) — of Bloomingburg, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born near Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1787. Wagon maker; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1833-35. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1835 (age about 48 years). Interment at Bloomingburg Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Joseph's Camp Grotto Chapel
    Near Forestburgh, Sullivan County,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Patrick Joseph Hayes (1867-1938) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 20, 1867. Democrat. Catholic priest; archbishop of New York, 1919-38; cardinal, 1924-38; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1924. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack caused by coronary thrombosis, in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., September 4, 1938 (age 70 years, 288 days). Originally entombed at St. Joseph's Camp Grotto Chapel; re-entombed at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Hayes and Mary (Gleason) Hayes.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Workmen's Circle Cemetery
    Glen Wild, Sullivan County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Esterita Blumberg (1928-2004) — also known as Cissie Blumberg; Esterita Rosenberg — of Glen Wild, Sullivan County, N.Y.; Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 8, 1928. Hotel-keeper; newspaper columnist; American Labor candidate for New York state senate 34th District, 1952. Female. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Liberty, Sullivan County, N.Y., September 3, 2004 (age 76 years, 179 days). Interment at Workmen's Circle Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Elmer Rosenberg (1886?-1951) and Rose (Braverman) Rosenberg (1896-1984); married to Larry Blumberg (1925-1993).


    Orchard Street Cemetery
    Livingston Manor, Sullivan County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Adelbert Marvin Scriber (1865-1948) — also known as Adelbert M. Scriber — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Livingston Manor, Sullivan County, N.Y., January 5, 1865. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; Presidential Elector for New York, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., August 13, 1948 (age 83 years, 221 days). Interment at Orchard Street Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Monticello, Sullivan County, New York


    Old Cemetery on St. John Street
    Monticello, Sullivan County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George Ogilvie Belden (1797-1833) — of New York. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., March 28, 1797. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1827-29. Died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., October 9, 1833 (age 36 years, 195 days). Interment at Old Cemetery on St. John Street.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Rock Ridge Cemetery
    Monticello, Sullivan County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Archibald Campbell Niven (1803-1882) — also known as Archibald C. Niven — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1803. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1845-47; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1864-65. Died in 1882 (age about 79 years). Interment at Rock Ridge Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lawrence H. Cooke (1914-2000) — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born October 15, 1914. Judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1974. Died August 17, 2000 (age 85 years, 307 days). Interment at Rock Ridge Cemetery.


    St. John Street Cemetery
    Monticello, Sullivan County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Patterson Jones (1779-1858) — also known as John P. Jones — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., 1779. Republican. Sullivan County Clerk, 1809-13, 1815-25; postmaster at Monticello, N.Y., 1813-36; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1835-38; Presidential Elector for New York, 1856. Died in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., November 20, 1858 (age about 79 years). Interment at St. John Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Jones and Parthenia Jones; married to Phoebe Ecker (1785-1840) and Charlotte Elizabeth Andrews (1792-1858).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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