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Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA

Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA



 


Notes: Ridgebury Cemetery a.k.a. Ridgeberry Cemetery

Description: Located in the Town of Wawayanda, OrangeCounty, New York is a hamlet called Ridgebury. It islocated at the intersection of Ridgebury Road and RidgeburyHill Road. It was never incorporated into a village.However, many years ago the name was changed fromRidgeberry to Ridgebury and this is the name and spellingthe hamlet has been called for over a hundred years. On thenorth-east corner of this intersection is the RidgeburyGrace United Methodist Church and on the north-west corneris the Ridgebury First Presbyterian Church. Adjacent to theGrace United Methodist Church is the Ridgebury Cemetery,however the spelling of the original cemetery remainsRidgeberry Cemetery to this day, although it is knownlocally as Ridgebury Cemetery. Those buried there weremostly members of the above two churches. It is primarilyknown as the Ridgebury Cemetery, but also known as theRidgebury Methodist Cemetery, Ridgebury PresbyterianCemetery, and the Grace United Methodist Cemetery. TheRidgebury Cemetery is divided into two distinct separateand adjacent cemeteries, both of which are surrounded bytheir own iron fence. The portion adjacent to the GraceUnited Methodist Church is known as the Old Section and wasorganized in 1752. It is no longer used and not maintained.It is the smaller of the two adjacent cemeteries withstones that go back to the 1700’s. On the north side of theOld Section is the lower New Section of the Ridgeberry(Ridgebury) Cemetery. It was purchased in 1866 andincorporated in 1911, but has markers going back to the mid1800’s. The new section is in active use today and is wallmaintained. Both cemeteries have their own entrances off ofRidgebury Hill Road.

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Location : Latitude: 41.3873219444444, Longitude: -74.4531333333333


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Matches 1 to 6 of 6

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Buried    Person ID 
1 Gates, Cecelia  Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I290274
2 Sprague, Levina  Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I270245
3 Wherry, Nellie Banks  Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I290276
4 Wherry, Redmond J.  14 Sep 1909Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I287414
5 Wherry, Samuel F.  Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I290272
6 Wherry, William F.  Ridgebury Cemetery, Wawayanda Twp., Orange Co., NY, USA I290271


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