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Cemeteries - General Information
Last updated May 2006
CEMETERIES (for cemetery records, see Deaths and Mixed Vital Records)
Cemetery Desecration Law in New York State (1997) (state.ny)
NYS Division of Cemeteries (NY State) Download 78-page NY Cemetery Law Manual. Much more.
Styles of Cemeteries and Gravestones have Changed from the 1600s to the Present (Gary Collison)
Headstone Abbreviations for Fraternal Organizations (Carol /geocities)
Gravestone Images and their Meanings (Lorine McGinnis Schulze)
Meanings of Gravestone Inscriptions (Pearl Wilson)
The Limited Encyclopedia of Grave Terminology (Joel G Azis)
Symbolism in Cemeteries (Gerald McGrane)
Gravestone Symbol Meanings (M.A. Leonard) Short, but interesting.
How to do Tombstone Rubbings (Richard Lupu)
Review and Evaluation of Selected Brand Name Materials for Cleaning Gravestones (Tracy C. Walther)
How to do Gravestone Rubbings (Katie Karrick)
NEW YORK STATE
Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany (rcda) 14 counties including covered by this website.
Catholic Cemeteries (11) of the counties of Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady (rcda) These are only the
cemeteries managed by the St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands.
Catholic Cemeteries in Albany Co. (Cliff Lamere) Includes information on how to contact.
Almshouse Cemetery - Albany (Judy Patrick) Article about moving graves to Albany Rural Cemetery.
Nicoll-Sill Cemetery, Town of Bethlehem (Cliff Lamere) Photos of cemetery and Bethlehem House; names
of 8 Revolutionary War soldiers. (6 Sep 2006)
Albany Co. Cemeteries (54) (USGS) Names.
Albany Co. Cemeteries (40) (GenExchange)
Albany Area Cemeteries (102) (NYGenWeb) Names of cemeteries. Not all are in Albany Co. Some have
links to records, but those are included in my links above.
Albany Rural Cemetery (L.C. Rogers) 15 photos of gravestones and monuments.
Albany Rural Cemetery - Gravesite of Chester A. Arthur, 21st U.S. President . (Lynne Remick)
Columbia Co. Cemeteries (NYGenWeb) A list of some cemeteries and their locations.
Columbia Co. Cemeteries (359) and Their Locations (c. 1920-1940) (Cliff Lamere) Many are farm plots.
Montgomery Co. Private Cemeteries (NYGenWeb) Names and locations.
Rensselaer Co. Cemetery Directions (NYGenWeb) Directions for cemeteries in 7 Towns.
Schenectady Co. Cemetery Directory (15) (Schenectady Co. Public Library) Names, addresses, and some
Schenectady Co. Cemeteries (34) (USGS) Names.
Some Schoharie Co. Cemeteries (41) in 1932 (Gertrude A. Barber /USGenWeb) Names, some locations.
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