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

Old Spring Valley Burial Ground

 
 
Old Spring Valley Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
1. Old Spring Valley Burial Ground Marker
Inscription. The historic cemetery directly in the rear of the Behnke farm contains the graves of descendants of early settlers in this area including a least two local farmer-militiamen of the American Revolution, Jacobus Brouwer and Henry Banta, as well as the grave of Cornelius Demarest, who served in the 22nd regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War.
Sponsored by
The Paramus Rotary Club
May 30, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Bergen County Historical Society. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Bergen County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 55.949′ N, 74° 3.264′ W. Marker is in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Valley Road and Viola Way, on the left when traveling south on Spring Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 Spring Valley Road, Paramus NJ 07652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sluckup (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Spring
Marker on Spring Valley Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin
2. Marker on Spring Valley Road
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Paramus Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); In Honor Of Our Heroic Citizens (approx. one mile away); Borough of River Edge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Paramus (approx. 1.3 miles away); Demarest-Bloomer House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paramus.
 
Also see . . .  Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Path to Spring Valley Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin
3. Path to Spring Valley Cemetery
The Spring Valley Cemetery is located behind private homes on Spring Valley Road and Viola Way. The path to the cemetery is situated between two homes on Viola Way.
Old Spring Valley Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 13, 2008
4. Old Spring Valley Burial Ground
Burials in this cemetery date back to the 18th century. The cemetery is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood.
Spring Valley Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin
5. Spring Valley Cemetery
Among those buried here include veterans of the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,091 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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