Siloam Cemetery

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Siloam Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Vineland, in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

The cemetery was established in 1864 on a plot of land donated by Charles K. Landis, the founder of Vineland. A chapel was constructed in 1918, and is located in the center of one of the original sections of the cemetery. Many local residents, some of whom were nationally prominent, are buried there.

Notable interments[edit]

•Mary Elizabeth Tillotson (1816-1898), a dress reformer, supporter of women's suffrage and a Spiritualist.

  • Victor Durand (1871?–1931), In 1924, Durand opened an art glass division at his factory, the Vineland Flint Glass Works. Two years later, the company won an award for the quality of the glassware at the Philadelphia Sesquicentennial.
  • Charles Cunningham (1870–1934), philanthropist.
  • Mary Treat (1831?–1923), a naturalist who corresponded with Charles Darwin.
  • Thomas Bramwell Welch (1825–1903), a dentist who opposed alcohol consumption, discovered the pasteurization process to prevent fermentation and created grape juice.
  • Charles K. Landis (1833–1900), the founder of Vineland was an attorney, an author, and real estate developer.
  • Henry Herbert Goddard (1866–1957) Researcher at Vineland Training School.


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Coordinates: 39°29′44″N 75°00′31″W / 39.4955°N 75.0087°W / 39.4955; -75.0087