Van Liew Cemetery, New Brunswick

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The Van Liew Cemetery is a cemetery located in North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States.[1] Around 1966, Alfred Yorston removed 520 bodies from the First Presbyterian Church, New Brunswick's cemetery to Van Liew Cemetery to make way for new construction at the church.[2]

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  1. ^ Sarapin, Janice Kohl (2002). Old Burial Grounds of New Jersey. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0-8135-2111-4. 
  2. ^ "The Changing Landscape of North Brunswick". Rutgers University. Retrieved 2007-08-26. Yorston is best remembered for his work in removing the 520 bodies from the New Brunswick Presbyterian Church's cemetery to Van Liew Cemetery to make way for new construction, for his around-the-clock service during the 1918 deadly influenza epidemic, and for his service in connection with the autopsy involving the infamous Hall-Mills murder in neighboring Franklin Township. 
  3. ^ Littleton Kirkpatrick, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed September 1, 2007.
  4. ^ "Micah Williams". Findagrave. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 

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Coordinates: 40°28′15″N 74°27′14″W / 40.4708°N 74.4539°W / 40.4708; -74.4539