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Kent, NY

Please click on the cemetery name in the left navigation bar to visit the website section dedicated to that cemetery. There you will find the location and a map of the cemetery, information about parking, names and locations of people buried there, pictures of all identifiable stones, and additional information (from various census reports) as available.

There are 14 historic cemeteries to be found in Kent [Troy#2_]:

    1. Bailey Cemetery [2A]
    2. Ballard Ground [2B]
    3. County Home Cemetery [2C]
    4. Disbrow Ground (a.k.a. Church Hill Road Farm Plot) [2D]
    5. Halstead Cemetery (a.k.a. Union Cemetery) [2E]
    6. 1st Kent Cliffs Baptist Church Burying Ground (a.k.a. Parker Union Cemetery, New Cemetery) [2F]
    7. 2nd Kent Baptist Church Ground [2G]
    8. Kent-Fishkill Baptist Church Graveyard [2H]
    9. Knapp Family Ground [2I]
    10. Leetown Cemetery [2J]
    11. Mead Cemetery (a.k.a. Russell-Mead Cemetery, New Cemetery) [2K]
    12. Parker Farm Plot [2L]
    13. Russell Cemetery (a.k.a. Russell-Mead Cemetery, Farmers Mills Cemetery) [2M]
    14. Smalley Ground [2N]
    15. Williams Burial Plot [2O]

    16. Baptist Burying Ground, Kent Cliffs, Town of Kent. This lost burying ground lay along the road from Baptist church at Kent Cliffs to Farmers Mills across valley, now flooded. GPS not possible. References: Pelletreau p. 682 [2Z1]
    17. Boyd Cemetery, Town of Kent. Lost, inundated. GPS not possible
      Pelletreau pp. 679-680; Fisher p. 131
      [2Z2]

There are also 3 "Indian Cemeteries:"

  1. Route 301 [2Z3]
  2. Towners [2Z4]
  3. Near Kirk Lake [1Z5]

There two cemeteries in Kent which are not historic, and therefore not detailed on this website. Non-historic cemeteries are categorized [2NH_].

  1. Saint Sebastian's Terrace and Columbarium (at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Lake Carmel) [2NH1]
  2. Thousand Lotus Memorial Terrace (at Chuang Yen Monastery, Kent Cliffs) [2NH2]

Wandering stones or other miscellaneous discoveries are categorized whenever possible [2Y_].

If you would like to make a donation or contribute to the conservation and preservation of a cemetery in Southeast, contact:

Elaine Otto
10 Muscarella Court
Carmel, NY 10512
845-225-4882

Jim See
201 Ludington Road
Holmes, NY 12531
845-878-7023
845-494-3467

Richgard Singleton
41 Chief Nimham Drive
Kent Lakes, NY 10512
845-228-4278
hughsing@comcast.net

Catherine A. Wargas, Chair
21 Clubhouse Drive
Carmel, NY 10512
845-531-2850
catherine.wargas@putnamcountyny.gov

For more information about the Town of Kent, visit the website: http://www.townofkentny.com/