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Holy Name Cemetery (Jersey City, New Jersey)


Holy Name Cemetery (Jersey City, New Jersey)


Holy Name Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey administered by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. It was established in 1866 and at the end of calendar year 2002 has accepted 264,984 burials. The cemetery parcel is 63 acres (250,000 m2) and all but 0.3 acres (1,200 m2) has been developed and sold for burials. It is an active cemetery providing services to Catholic families.

Notable burials

  • Mark M. Fagan (1869–1955), Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Frank Hague (1876–1956), Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
  • James Alphonsus Hamill (1877–1941), US Congressman
  • Mickey Hughes (1866–1931), 19th-century Major League Baseball pitcher for the Brooklyn Bridegrooms.
  • John Vincent Kenny (1894–1975), Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Michael McNamara, Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient
  • Mary Teresa Norton (1875–1959), served 13 consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives, from 1925 to 1951
  • Charles Francis Xavier O'Brien (1879–1940), US Congressman
  • Thomas Francis Xavier Smith (1928–1996), Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Thomas James Tumulty (1913–1981), US Congressman

See also

  • Hudson County Cemeteries

References

External links

  • Holy Name Cemetery official website
  • Search for burials in the Archdiocese of Newark database
  • Holy Name Cemetery at The Political Graveyard
  • Holy Name Cemetery at Findagrave
  • People Buried in Jersey City from Encyclopedia Titanica
  • Holy Name Cemetery at Interment


Holy Name Cemetery (Jersey City, New Jersey)


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