Additions and Corrections: Cemetery Records

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Catholic Cemeteries, Diocese of Brooklyn,, has introduced a free, searchable database of interments at four cemeteries: St. John Cemetery— Middle Village, Queens; St. Charles / Resurrection Cemeteries—Farmingdale, Long Island; Mount St. Mary— Flushing, Queens; and Holy Cross Cemetery— Brooklyn. A mobile app that allows users to search for loved ones and get turn-by-turn directions onsite at the cemetery is available for free download.


Further reading:

Culbertson, Judi, and Tom Randall. Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York. Chelsea, Vt: Chelsea Green Pub. Co, 1987. Includes descriptions of cemeteries and biographies of famous and less known people buried in more than 30 cemeteries in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County and Rockland County. Among the cemeteries covered are Trinity Churchyard, Trinity Cemetery, St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery, and Grant's Tomb in Manhattan; Green-Wood and Holy Cross in Brooklyn; Woodlawn and St. Raymond's in the Bronx; Flushing and Cypress Hills area Youngs Memorial, East Marion and St. James, Oakland, South End Burying Ground and Green River on Long Island; Sleepy Hollow, Ferncliff Mausoleum, Ferncliff Cemetery, Kensico, Gate of Heaven, and Westchester Hills in Westchester County; and Oak Hill in Rockland County.