Nagel - Auryansen Cemetery

Nagel - Auryansen Cemetery (HM176A)

Location: Closter, NJ 07624 Bergen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 58.52', W 73° 56.513'

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This final resting place of early Closter settlers was established by Barent and Resolvert Nagel on their 1,030-acre tract jointly purchased in 1710. The first burial is believed to be Jan Adriansen, c. 1721. The Nagel brothers divided their land in 1748, and initialed stones within the cemetery ("BN" and "RN") mark the division line. By marriage and by purchase, the property surrounding and including the cemetery became owned by the Auryansen (Adriansen) family.

The cemetery contains an estimated 108 graves, but only 86 tombstones remain. Buried here are five Revolutionary War veterans. Members of the Kearney, Ferdon, Jordon, Demarest, Parsells, DeClark, Haring, Cole, Powles, and Vervalen families were laid to rest here. Tradition states that slaves were buried here as well. The last burial took place in 2007.
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HM NumberHM176A
Series This marker is part of the New Jersey: Bergen County Historical Society series
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Placed ByBergen County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 589023 N 4536557
Decimal Degrees40.97533333, -73.94188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 58.52', W 73° 56.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 58' 31.20" N, 73° 56' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Susan Dr, Closter NJ 07624, US
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