Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City

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Holy Name Cemetery
Established 1866[1]
Location Jersey City, New Jersey
Country USA
Type Catholic
Owned by Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark
Size 63 acres (250,000 m2)[1]
Number of graves 264,984 burials[1]
Website Official website

Holy Name Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.[2][3] It was established in 1866 and at the end of calendar year 2002 has accepted 264,984 burials. The cemetery parcel is 63 acres (250,000 m2) and all but 0.3 acres (1,200 m2) has been developed and sold for burials. It is an active cemetery providing services to Catholic families.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Holy Name Cemetery". Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. Archived from the original on 2005-12-20. Retrieved 2007-08-26. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Holy Name Cemetery". New Jersey City University. Retrieved 2007-08-26. 
  3. ^ Egan, Colin (Fall 1991). "The Hudson Underground". Hudson County Magazine. 
  4. ^ Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Cemeteries
  5. ^ James Alphonsus Hamill, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 4, 2007.
  6. ^ Mickey Hughes, Retrosheet. Accessed September 7, 2007.
  7. ^ Mary Teresa Norton, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 15, 2007.
  8. ^ "People buried in Jersey City". Encyclopedia Titanica. Retrieved 2007-08-26. 
  9. ^ [1] CWGC casualty record.

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Coordinates: 40°43′54″N 74°04′46″W / 40.7317°N 74.0794°W / 40.7317; -74.0794