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A visit to the Moravian Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Moravian Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Moravian Cemetery (FAG ID #65299)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, we found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

The Location of the Moravian Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Moravian Cemetery

The Moravian Cemetery is located in Richmond County<2>.

. Saint George lies just to the north northeast of the Moravian Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Moravian Cemetery

Lat:   40.5823°   (40° 34' 56")

Lon:   -74.1175°   (-74° 7' 3")

Establishment of the Moravian Cemetery ...

The Moravian Cemetery was established in 1740.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Moravian Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Moravian Cemetery.

  • Avenel [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenel
    • Avenel [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenel
  • Bath Beach [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath Beach
    • Bath Beach [Kings County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath Beach
  • Bay Ridge [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Ridge
    • Bay Ridge [Kings County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Moravian Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Ridge
  • Bayonne [Hudson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
    • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Moravian Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayonne
  • Continue List   (26 more) ...
    • Bensonhurst [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bensonhurst
      • Bensonhurst [Kings County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bensonhurst
    • Bloomfield [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomfield
      • Bloomfield [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Moravian Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Boynton Beach [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boynton Beach
      • Boynton Beach [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boynton Beach
    • Brighton Beach [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton Beach
      • Brighton Beach [Kings County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton Beach
    • Coney Island [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coney Island
      • Coney Island [Kings County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coney Island
    • Dyker Heights [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyker Heights
      • Dyker Heights [Kings County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyker Heights
    • Edgar [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgar
      • Edgar [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgar have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgar
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Moravian Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Grant City [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant City
      • Grant City [Richmond County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant City
    • Gravesend [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravesend
      • Gravesend [Kings County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravesend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravesend
    • Great Kills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Kills
      • Great Kills [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Kills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Kills
    • Heartland Village [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heartland Village
      • Heartland Village [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heartland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heartland Village
    • Linden [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
      • Linden [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,076 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • New Brighton [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brighton
      • New Brighton [Richmond County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brighton
    • Oakwood [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood
      • Oakwood [Richmond County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood
    • Old Town Station [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town Station
      • Old Town Station [Richmond County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northeast of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town Station have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town Station
    • Port Reading [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Reading
      • Port Reading [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Reading
    • Port Richmond [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Richmond
      • Port Richmond [Richmond County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Richmond
    • Rahway [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rahway
      • Rahway [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,832 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rahway have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rahway
    • Red Hook [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hook
      • Red Hook [Kings County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hook
    • Sewaren [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sewaren
      • Sewaren [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sewaren have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewaren
    • Sheepshead Bay [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheepshead Bay
      • Sheepshead Bay [Kings County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheepshead Bay
    • Staten Island [Richmond County]
    • Tottenville [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tottenville
      • Tottenville [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tottenville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tottenville
    • Westerleigh [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westerleigh
      • Westerleigh [Richmond County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Moravian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westerleigh
    • Woodbridge [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbridge
      • Woodbridge [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Moravian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbridge

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Moravian Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Richmond County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Moravian Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Moravian Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Richmond County.

  • Barkaloo Cemetery [Kings County]
  • Baron Hirsch Cemetery [Richmond County]
  • Charleston Cemetery [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Charleston Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Charleston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Charleston Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Moravian Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston Cemetery
  • Constable Hook Cemetery [Hudson County]
  • Continue List   (22 more) ...
    • Douglass Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Douglass Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Douglass Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglass Cemetery
    • Fairview Cemetery [Richmond County]
    • Fountain Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fountain Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fountain Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Cemetery
    • Merrill Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Merrill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Merrill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merrill Cemetery
    • Mt. Richmond Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Richmond Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Richmond Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Richmond Cemetery
    • Ocean View Cemetery [Richmond County]
    • Old New Utrecht Cemetery [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old New Utrecht Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old New Utrecht Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old New Utrecht Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Moravian Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old New Utrecht Cemetery
    • Patterson Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Patterson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Patterson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson Cemetery
    • Rose Hill Cemetery [Union County]
    • Sailors Snug Harbor Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sailors Snug Harbor Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sailors Snug Harbor Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sailors Snug Harbor Cemetery
    • St. Josephs Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Josephs Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Josephs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Josephs Cemetery
    • St. Lukes Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Lukes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Lukes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Lukes Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • St. Peters Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Peters Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Peters Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Peters Cemetery
    • Silver Lake Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silver Lake Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Silver Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Lake Cemetery
    • Silver Mount Cemetery [Richmond County]
    • Sleight Family Graveyard [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sleight Family Graveyard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sleight Family Graveyard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sleight Family Graveyard
    • Staten Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Staten Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Staten Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staten Cemetery
    • United Hebrew Cemetery [Richmond County]
    • Woodland Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woodland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woodland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Cemetery
    • Zion Cemetery [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Zion Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Moravian Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Moravian Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #957643  (Moravian Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #957643 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: The Narrows
    • County: Richmond         Elev: 27
    • Location given for GNIS #957643 (Moravian Cemetery)
    • Lat: 40.5823269           Lon: -74.1170866
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #65299

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Richmond, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Moravian Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5823, Longitude: -74.1175    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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