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Wikoff Hill Burying Ground
Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Wikoff Hill Burying Ground, Freehold, NJ
GPS: 40.282664, -74.260394
20-22 Great Bridge Rd
Freehold, NJ 07728
Published: February 14, 2020
Total records: 24
Wikoff Hill Burying Ground is located on land owned by the Township of Freehold. Note: The street address above references two residences, one at 20 Great Bridge Rd, and the other at 22 Great Bridge Rd. There is a narrow path in between these two residences where the cemetery can be accessed.
Located on a bluff overlooking Rt. 79 (Broadway) in Freehold, NJ this burying ground is on approximately a quarter of an acre of ground. About 1702 John Wikoff (Wyckoff) purchased near Freehold 1000 acres of land, within the tract is this grave plot. The graves are of prominent local citizens and founding families from the area surrounding the cemetery.
The Wikoff (Wykoff) Cemetery was re-dedicated and the ground re-consecrated on June 21, 2008. The Historic Preservation Commission paid to have the land cleaned up and the fence installed. The process took about 3 years from start to finish.
The document linked below contains records of burials, compiled by the Township of Freehold...