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Glen Rock in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hopper Family Burying Ground

 
 
Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
1. Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.
Located on the
boundary between
two Hopper farms, the
cemetery was shared
by both families and
their relatives for
almost one hundred
years. The earliest
known burial was
in 1804.

 
Erected by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 57.498′ N, 74° 6.893′ W. Marker is in Glen Rock, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Spotswood Road 0.1 miles west of Delmar Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Rock NJ 07452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopper Homestead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Red Brick Schoolhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopper House (approx. half a mile away); Glen Rock Honored Heroes (approx. 0.8 miles away); Radburn (approx. 0.9 miles away); Van Dien House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Rock (approx. 1.1 miles away); Glen Rock Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glen Rock.
 
Also see . . .
Marker in Glen Rock image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
2. Marker in Glen Rock
 Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Gravestones
There are actually 31 gravestones currently visible in the Hopper Family Burying Ground. Elizabeth Alyea's stone is the only one that is vertical; the others are all laid flat in the ground. Family names (besides Hopper) include Westervelt; Demarest; van Emburgh; Lydecker; Alyea; Goetschius; and Ackerman.
    — Submitted December 3, 2010, by Susan Tryforos of Glen Rock, New Jersey.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
3. Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker
Hopper Family Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
4. Hopper Family Burying Ground
The stone for Elizabeth H. Alyer, wife of E. Snedeker and who died September 29, 1867, is the only gravestone remaining in the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,011 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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