A list of Spanish American War Veterans buried in
New Jersey

Grave of Jesse Wilson Avery, 10th U.S. Volunteer Infantry (contributed by Kathleen Gad)

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ADOLPHSEN, AXEL J.P., Machinist
  U.S.S. VERMONT (Died June 24, 1935)(Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, Ocean Co., NJ)+++

ANDERSON, ANDREW T., Pvt.,
 2nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. H (Died October 24, 1941)(Laurel Grove Cemetery, Patterson, Passaic Co., NJ) ^^^

ANDRIASEN, ANTON, Chief Quartermaster,
  U.S. Navy (Born September, 1864)(Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Bergen Co., NJ)

AVERY, JESSE WILSON, Cpl.,.
 10th U.S. Volunteer Infantry (Egg Harbor City Cemetery, Egg Harbor City, Atlantic Co., NJ)*

BARCUS, GEORGE A., Cpl.,
 5th U.S. Cavalry (Died January 24, 1902)(Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

BLACK, JOHN ALEXANDER, Ships Cook First Class
 U.S. Navy (1876 - 1947) (Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, Union Co., NJ)

BOYLAN, JAMES P., Pvt.,
 2nd U.S. Artillery, Battery L (January 29, 1945)(Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen Co., NJ)+++++

BUSH GILBERT M, Pvt.
 15th (U.S.?) Infantry, Co. M (1876- September 20, 1930) Greenwood Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer Co. NJ)

BUTLER, JOSEPH F., Pvt.,
 22nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. B (Died April 25, 1942)(Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ) ^^^

CAMPBELL, JOHN VALENTINE, Pvt.,
 2nd U.S. Infantry, Co. K (1881-1951)(New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, Camden Co., NJ)

CARTER, JOHN F., Cpl.,
  4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. K (died April 23, 1949)(Plot: H 0 234, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

CLARK, HENRY A., Cpl.,
 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. M (Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

CLIFT, S. GEORGE, Col.
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (1878-1931)(Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, Passaic Co., NJ)

COHEN, JOHN, Pvt.,
 9th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. E (Died February 2, 1936)(Greenwood Cemetery, Bayonne, Hudson Co., NJ)+++

COHN, ALBERT, Pvt.,
 9th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. C, (Died October 13, 1941)(Riverside Cemetery, Rochelle Park, Bergen Co., NJ) ^^^

COLLINS, JOHN T., Sgt.,
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. L (October 1, 1866 -November 25, 1946)(Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst, Bergen Co., NJ)

CONNOLLY, JOHN P.,
  13th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. A (Columbus Cemetery, Columbus, Burlington Co. NJ)

CULVER, GEORGE W. , Quartermaster Sgt.,
 13th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, (September 24, 1870 - April 11, 1954) (Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

DABINETT, HENRY, Pvt.,
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. L. (1878 - 1962)(George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, Bergen Co., NJ)

DENNEHY, DENNIS A., Pvt.,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. C. (October 18, 1874 - September 25, 1939)(Plot G 81 D, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ)

DENNEHY, PETER P., Pvt.,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. B. (February 21, 1877 - July 9, 19571)(Plot E 5 89, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ)

DENNEHY, WILLIAM J., Pvt.,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. E. (February 2, 1873 - October 5, 1941)(Plot L A 21, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ)

DENGEL, GUSTAV, Apprentice 1st Class,
 U.S.S BROOKLYN (Died July 2, 1941)(Flower Hill Cemetery, North Bergen, Hudson Co., NJ)^^^

DOTY, OLEN E., Pvt.,
 3rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. B (July 9, 1944)(Newark Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., NJ)+++++

ELLOR, LOUIE,
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. H (Boomfield Cemetery , Bloomfield, Essex Co. , NJ)

ENGELKEN, JOHN H., Pvt.,
 1st U.S. Infantry, Co. B (Died March 3, 1952)(Atlantic View Cemetery, Manasquan, Monmouth Co., NJ)*****

FOLEY, CORNELIUS, Pvt.,
 1st U.S. Volunteer Engineers (Died October 18, 1927) (Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., NJ)++++

GENTSCH, GEORGE, Sgt.,
 12th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. F, (Died November 14, 1941)(Hoboken Cemetery, Hoboken, Hudson Co., NJ) ^^^

GILMAN, WILLIAM D., Sgt.,
 1st U.S. Volunteer Engineers, Co. I (1862-1928) (Cohansey Baptist Church Cemetery, Roadstown, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

GRAETZ, MAXWELL M., Wagoner,
 2nd U.S. Cavalry, Troop F (Died January 25, 1946)(Locustwood Cemetery, Merchantville, Camden Co., NJ)###

GRIFFEN, PATRICK J., Landsman,
 U.S.S AMPHITRITE (Died February 27, 1942)(Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ) ^^^

HICKS, WILLIS EDDY, Pvt.,
  1st New Jersey Infantry, Co. D (October 16, 1875 - May 5, 1925) (Soldier 4, Row 10, Grave 85,Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., NJ) (gravestone now missing)

HOOVER, FRANK, Pvt.,
 203rd New York Volunteer Infantry?, Co. M, (Died December 6, 1927) (New York Cemetery, Hackensack, Bergen Co., NJ)++++

JOHNSEN, HANS, Chief Machinist, Medal of Honor,
 U.S.S. WINSLOW (January 3, 1865 - June 17, 1920)(Bayview Cemetery a.k.a. Bayview - New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudosn Co.,  NJ)

KEENAN, JOHN ALFRED
 (December 31, 1860 - August 15, 1941)(National Monument Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

KELLY, JOHN A., Cpl.,
 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. G (St Josoph's Cemetery, Keyport, Monmouth Co., NJ)

KEY, ALFRED, Pvt.,
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. E (1865 - 1948)(Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Bergen Co., NJ)(Family notes that gravestone notes date of birth as 1867)

KEY, JOSEPH H., Sgt.,
 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, (Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

LEUPER, WILLIAM F., Pvt.,
 22nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. H (Died May 25, 1945)(Maryrest Cemetery, Darlington, Bergen Co., NJ)+++++

LUTZ, CHARLES, Pvt.,
 5th U.S. Cavalry, Co. B (Died April 10, 1945)(Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union Co., NJ)+++++

MacNEAL, HARRY LEWIS, Pvt., Medal of Honor,
 U.S.S. BROOKLYN, U.S. Marine Corps (March 22, 1879 - March 13, 1950)(East Ridgelawn Cemetery Delawanna, Passaic Co., NJ)

MAGER, GEORGE FREDERICK, Medal of Honor,
 U.S.S. MARBLEHEAD (February 23, 1875 - April 12, 1938) (Division NW, Section P, Lot 12, Grave 1, Greenwood Cemetery, Trenton, Mercer Co., NJ)

MARX, HARRY FREDERICK, Pvt.
 7th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery M (1875-1949) (Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

MAASS, CLARA LOUISE, Contract Nurse
 (June 28, 1876 - August 24, 1901) (Section L, Plot 81, Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., NJ)

McDONOUGH, WILLIAM, Pvt.,
 8th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. D (Died September 18, 1941)(Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, Middlesex Co., NJ) ^^^

McDOWELL, MATHEW
 2nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. D (Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

McLAUGHLIN, PETER J.
 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. A (Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen Co., NJ)

MEAD, EDWARD H.,
 9th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. I (Died February 18, 1952)(Bay View Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ)*****

MELTSNER, OSCAR, Pvt.,
 14th U.S. Cavalry (Died January 28, 1946)(Riverside Cemetery, Rochelle Park, Bergen Co., NJ)###

MEYER, FRED W.,
 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co M (Veterans Section, Lot 42/R114, Woodland Cemetery, Newark, Essex Co., NJ)

MORROW, WILLIAM J. Jr., Pvt.
  1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. F (June 6, 1877 - June 5, 1937) (Hollywood Cemetery, Union Co., NJ)

MOUNT, FRANK NEWTOM, Master Signal Electrician
 Signal Corps, 16th, 17th & 35th Companies (July 29, 1872 - December 6, 1931)(Fairmont Cemetery, 620 Central Ave. Newark, Essex Co. NJ)

MURPHY, FRANK L., Cpl.,
  22nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co B, (Died Oct 16, 1926)(St. Vincent Cemetery, Madison, Morris Co., NJ)

NEWSOME, FRANCIS PATRICK, Pvt. ,
 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. L (1878 - 1952)(Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Newark/East Orange, Essex Co., NJ)

NYBERG, JOSEPH
 4th Regiment, Co. M, Hospital Corps (September 15, 1879 - February 8, 1905)(Plot 10, Block 12 Section E, Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Bergen Co., N J)

OPPENHEIM, LOUIS S., Pvt.,
 3rd U.S. Cavalry, Troop G (Died October 11, 1951)(Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodridge, Bergen Co., NJ)*****

PATTERSON, THOMAS, Apprentice Coxswain,
 U.S. Navy (Died January 18, 1942)(N.E. & N.G. Crematory, North Bergen, Hudson Co., NJ) ^^^

PEDRICK, FRANK B.,
 4th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. K (St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Salem Co., NJ)

POPE, GEORGE A.,
 203rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. D (Green Grove Cemetery, Keyport, Monmouth Co., NJ)

PURCELL, JAMES VINCENT, Sgt
 11th U.S. Infantry Regiment, Co. M (1871-1940) (Holy Name Cemetery, North Arlington, Bergen Co., NJ)

QUINN, ALEXANDER McLEAN, Sgt., Medal of Honor,
 13th US Infantry, Co. A (May 17, 1866 - May 4, 1906)(Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa, Passaic, NJ)

RICH, THOMAS I.,
 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. L (Elwood Rural Cemetery, Elwood, Atlantic Co., NJ)*

ROBINSON, E.J., Pvt.,
 201st New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. I (Died September 30, 1933)(National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)##

ROSE, WILHELM
 22nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. K (Egg Harbor City Cemetery, Egg Harbor City, Atlantic Co., NJ)*

ROUNDTREE, ROBERT, Pvt.,
 9th U.S. Infantry, Co. G, (Died August 21, 1941)(Bayview Annex National Cemetery, Jersey City, Hudson Co., NJ) ^^^

SAGENDORF, GEORGE C., Pvt.,
 2nd U.S. Cavalry, Troop E (Died September 20, 1933)(National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)##

SCHMIDT, LOUIS, Captain,
 1st Maryland Volunteer Infantry, Co. M (Died August 23, 1945)(Lake Park Cemetery, Swedesboro, Gloucester Co., NJ)###

SCHMIDT, MICHAEL, Landsman,
 U.S.S. NEWARK (Died January 1952)(Rochelle Park, Bergen Co., NJ)*****

SCHUH, CHARLES, Pvt.,
 2nd New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. F (Died April 17, 1934)(Brookside Cemetery, Englewood, Bergen Co., NJ)##

SHALER, IRA ALEXANDER, Maj.,
 1st U. S. Volunteers Engineers (September 19, 1862 - June 29, 1902)(English Neighborhood Churchyard, Ridgefield, Bergen Co., NJ)

SHARP, MORRIS WELCH, Pvt.,
 2nd New Jersey Vounteer Infantry, Co. M (September 5, 1878 - September 29, 1965)(Locust Hill Cemetery, Dover, Morris Co., NJ)

SHARPHAM, DAVID BARRY,
 (1873 1937)(Union Methodist Cemetery, Center Square, Gloucester Co., NJ)

SMITH, GEORGE W.,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. H. (June 14, 1874 - January 4, 1937)(Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

SMITH, JAMES, Pvt.
 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Battery B (September 4, 1872 December 29, 1943)(Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

SMITH, THOMAS, Pvt.,
 5th U.S. Cavalry (Died April 15, 1952)(Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, Essex Co., NJ)*****

SORSENSON, CHRISTIAN B., Musician,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (Died November 18, 1945)(Hillside Cemetery, Plainfield, Union Co., NJ)###

STALEY, PETER HARRY, Fireman 2nd Class
 U.S. Navy (May 2, 1877 - November 29, 1951)(Section R, Site 300, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

STELLJES, GEORGE H., Artificer,
 47th New York Volunteer Infantry, Co. G (Died April 19, 1946)(Fort Lee, Bergen Co., NJ)###

STOUT, HENRY A.
 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. K (March 31, 1875 - October 18, 1956) (Siloam Cemetery, Vineland, Cumberland Co., NJ)*

SWAN, HARRY
 10th U.S. Cavalry, Troop D (August 1, 1877 - February 9, 1954) (Lincoln Memorial Park, Mays Landing, Atlantic Co., NJ)*

VADAS, ALBERT [a.k.a WADA, ALBERT], Seaman, Medal of Honor,
 U.S.S. MARBLEHEAD (March 26, 1877 - October 3, 1946)(Weehawken Cemetery, North Bergen, Hudson Co., NJ)

WALLING, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Sgt.,
  3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. G (June, 1876 - April 22, 1927)(Walling Family Cemetery, Miller Avenue, Holmdel Township, Monmouth Co., NJ)

WALSH, JOHN I.,
 (1873 -1932)(Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown, Monmouth Co., NJ )

WEATHERBY, CALVIN, Pvt.,
 4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. H (1878-1945) (Eglinton Cemetery, Clarksboro, Gloucester Co., N.J.)

WILKINS, HOWARD B.,
 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. L (Bethel Memorial Park, Pennsauken, Camden Co., NJ)

WINQUEST, NEIL A., Watertender,
 U.S.S. JASON (Died January 11, 1946)(Brainard Cemetery, Cranbury, Middlesex Co., NJ)###

WIRTZ, GOTTFRIED, Pvt.,
  2nd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. A (March 12 1877 - July 14 1961) (Section W, Plot 1553, Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington Co., NJ)

WOOLBERT, STEPHEN A.
  4th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Co. F (Greenmount Cemetery, Hammonton, Atlantic Co., NJ)*

ZIEGLER, JAMES R.,
 (1878-1963)(Egg Harbor City Cemetery, Egg Harbor City, Atlantic Co., NJ)*


Thanks to the following people for contributing information to the page!

Karen Barry (Alfred Key)
David L. Callihan (Via Robert G. Morgan) Ira Alexander Shaler
Angela B Christian (Gilbert Bush)
Jennifer Clift (George Clift)
Tedd Cocker (Frank B. Pedrick, Howard B. Wilkins)
Bruce Collins (John T. Collins)
Bill Dennehy (Dennis A. Dennehy, Peter P. Dennehy, William J. Dennehy)
Ray Ellor (Louie Ellor)
Kathleen Gad (Names follwed by an asteisk -*-)
John Guilfoyle (John Alfred Keenan)
Carole Hare (James Smith)
Lt. Col. Richard D. Howe (Gottfried Wirtz)
Melissa Johnson (Willis Hicks, William Morrow)
Tim Kelly (John A. Kelly)
John LaBarre (see below)
Judith Mount Martirano (Frank Newtom Mount)
Janice Martin (John Carter)
James M. McAteer (Alexander McLean Quinn)
Patrick McSherry (Hans Johnsen, Harry Lewis MacNeal, George Frederick Mager, Albert Vadas)
Robert J. Meyer (Fred Meyer)
Antonia Moore (Harry Frederick Marx)
Dorothy Nagy (Henry Dabinett)
Stephen Newsome (Francis Patrick Newsome)
Ronald Paldino (Peter J. McLaughlin)
Shirley H. Powell (John Connolly)
Larry Purcell  (James Purcell)
Diane Renfrow (Clara Louise Maass)
Walter J. Sharp (Morris Welch Sharp)
Wesley Shelton (John Alexander Black)
Richard P. Staley (Peter Harry Staley)
Jeanne Thomas (Anton Andriasen)
Mary Anne Vincent (John Campbell)
Thomas H Walker, Jr.  (David Barry Sharpham)
Calvin J. Weatherby  (Calvin Weatherby)
Lillee Zierau (Joseph Nyberg)


 +++ indicates that the info. came from New York Department's Proceedings of the USWV for the year 1936 (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
++++ indicates that the info. came from the annual report of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1928  (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
+++++indicates that the info. came from the Proceedings of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1945  (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
## indicates that the info. came from the Proceedings of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1934  (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
***** indicates that the info. came from the annual report of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1952  (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
### indicates that the info. came from the Proceedings of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1946  (from John LaBarre; not verified in field).
^^^ indicates that the info. came from the Proceedings of the New York Department's USWV for the year 1942  (but not verified in field).
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