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Greenwood Union Cemetery
Rye, Westchester County, New York

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Greenwood Union Cemetery

GPS: 40.979529, -73.702341

215 North Street
Rye, NY 10580

Published: November 20, 2016
Total records: 23,551

History

Greenwood Union Cemetery dates back to 1837 when it was known as Union Cemetery of Rye, operated by Christ Church of Rye. In 1855 the Methodist Episcopal Church took over operation, and changed the name to Greenwood Union Cemetery. In 1902, management was transferred to a Rural Cemetery Corporation organized by Stuart W. Cowan, an attorney from Mount Vernon, NY. From 1902 until 1984, cemetery operations were supervised by three successive generations of the Cowan family. From 1984 to present, a Board of Directors presides over management.

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Records below were obtained from Greenwood Union Cemetery. They only include dates of death from 1902 to present.


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