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Old Tennent Cemetery
Tennent, Monmouth County, New Jersey

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Old Tennent Cemetery, Manalapan, NJ

GPS: 40.2846, -74.3258

454 Tennent Rd
Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

Contributed by Anne West [mail], November 24, 2020.
Total records: 16,489

Old Tennent Cemetery is a privately run cemetery incorporated in New Jersey. It shares the same Board of Directors as the Old Tennent Church, though is run independently of the church.

Cemetery History

The Old Tennent Church was founded in 1692 at "Free Hill" a location about 5 miles from the present-day location of the church and cemetery. The present-day church was built in 1731 and then remodeled in 1751 to accommodate a larger congregation.

There was an earlier cemetery associated with the original church at "Free Hill". It's name is "Old Scots Graveyard" and is still managed by the Old Tennent Cemetery Association. The cemetery surrounding the present-day church saw it's first burial in 1733.

Cemetery Records

Records below were compiled by Anne West using several sources, including tombstone inscriptions, sexton records, and information from Find a Grave. These records include only the cemetery surrounding the present-day church, and not the "Old Scots Graveyard".

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