Mount Olivet Cemetery (Newark)

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Mount Olivet Cemetery
Newark, New Jersey 158 Mt.Olivet Ave.
CountryUnited States
Coordinates40°41′24″N 74°11′49″W / 40.690°N 74.197°W / 40.690; -74.197Coordinates: 40°41′24″N 74°11′49″W / 40.690°N 74.197°W / 40.690; -74.197

Mount Olivet Cemetery is a cemetery in the Dayton section of Newark in the U.S. state of New Jersey it's located on Mt.Olivet Ave.near McClellan St.and was founded in 1871.[1] It is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.

Mount Olivet, or Mount of Olives, (Hebrew: הַר הַזֵּיתִים, Har ha-Zeitim; Arabic: جبل الزيتون, الطور‎, Jabal al-Zaytun, Al-Tur) is a mountain ridge east of and adjacent to Jerusalem's Old City.[2]

The Newark City Cemetery is located nearby.

Notable burials[edit]


  1. ^ "Newark Cemeteries". Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  2. ^ Har-El, Menashe (1977). This is Jerusalem. Jerusalem: Canaan Publishing House. p. 117.
  3. ^ John Thomas Dunn, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 23, 2007.
  4. ^ Charles P. Gillen, The Political Graveyard. Accessed August 23, 2007.

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