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Rensselaer County, NY Cemetery Records
Rensselaer County, located in the eastern part of the state of New York, is home to a rich history and a wealth of valuable genealogical information. One of the most valuable resources for tracing one's ancestors in the county is its cemetery records. These records provide a window into the lives and legacies of those who have lived and passed away in the region.
Rensselaer County boasts a diverse array of cemeteries, ranging from small family plots to larger, more prominent burial grounds. Some of the notable cemeteries in the county include Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, which is one of the largest rural cemeteries in the United States and the final resting place of many prominent figures in American history. Other significant cemeteries include St. Peter's Cemetery in Troy, which is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, and Elmwood Cemetery in West Sand Lake, known for its picturesque setting and historical significance.
These cemeteries, among others, have meticulously kept records of interments over the years. Rensselaer County cemetery records typically include details such as the name of the deceased, date of birth and death, burial location, and often additional information such as next of kin or spouse's name. These records can be invaluable for genealogical research, helping individuals trace their family lineage and uncover important connections.
Cemetery records published here were acquired from Rensselaer County, NY cemeteries, churches, municipalities, associations and genealogists specifically for family history and local history research.
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Rensselaer County Cemeteries
- Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, NY
- Forest Park Cemetery, Troy, NY
- Garfield Cemetery, Garfield, NY
- Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Greenbush, NY
- Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, NY
- St. Jean de Baptiste Cemetery, Mountain View, NY
- St. John's Cemetery, Troy, NY
- St. Joseph's Cemetery, Troy, NY
- St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy, NY
- Stephentown Cemetery, Stephentown, NY
- Valentine Family Cemetery, Nassau, NY
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