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Hopper Family Burying Ground

 
 
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Photographed 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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Rock NJ 07452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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. Ύ mile away); Radburn (approx.
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Rock.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. Society website homepage (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Additional commentary.
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.
 
Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2010
3. Hopper Family Burying Ground Marker
Hopper Family Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 was last revised on July 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 15, 2022