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St. Joaquim's Old Cemetery
Beacon, Dutchess County, New York

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St. Joaquim's Old Cemetery, Beacon, NY

GPS: 41.500428, -73.954413

60 Falconer St.
Beacon, NY 12508

Published: February 27, 2020
Total records: 175

St. Joaquim's Old Cemetery is owned by the Parish of St. Joaquim - St. John the Evangelist, Roman Catholic Church, Beacon, NY

Cemetery History

The old cemetery is officially located at 60 Falconer St, but it is recognized as being at the corner of Grove Street and DePuyster Avenue, with its first burial dating back to 1866. There are no plots available for sale at the old cemetery.

In 1865, Rev. James Coyle purchased the first land (about 4 acres from James and Mary Jones) for St. Joachim's Cemetery. Fr. Coyle was the first resident pastor of St. Joachim's Church. In 1866, the first recorded burial was that of Ignatius Cooley, age 32, Feb. 16, 1866.

St. Joaquim's New Cemetery was established in 1929, and located at 325 Washington Ave, in Beacon.


Veterans Buried in St. Joaquim's Old Cemetery

Records linked below were acquired from the website of St. Joaquim's Roman Catholic Church on February 27, 2020. These only contain the records of U.S. veterans interred at the cemetery...

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