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Midway Green Cemetery Aberdeen, New Jersey

MIDWAY GREEN CEMETERY ABERDEEN, NEW JERSEY

1048n-MIDWAY GREEN CEMETERY & UNION PROSPECT CEMETERY, ABERDEEN, NEW JERSEY (c. LAWRENCE E. WALKER FOUNDATION) copyMidway Green Cemetery is located on Reids Hill Road, also known as Block 85 Lot 28, and is directly across from Union Prospect Cemetery. Wicker Memorial Baptist Church at 180 Greenwood Road, Morganville, New Jersey, (732) 591-9226, maintains 240+ graves on the 3.75 acres. Several gravestones are broken, toppled, buried or illegible. Some older gravestones are hand carved. Some graves have no gravestones but are marked by small aluminum courtesy markers supplied by local funeral homes. The oldest gravestone is dated 1897. As of September 18, 1998, the most recent burial was August, 1998.
Aberdeen Township Historian Edward Fitzgerald is of the opinion that all burials in this cemetery are African Americans.

This information is provided by but not guaranteed by George Joynson, available for further genealogy research on a commission basis.

1. Anderson, James B.  5/17/1931  10/1997  SSgt US Air Force Korea

2. Anderson, Jane E. Baird  1909  1973

3. Anderson, Joseph Bert, Jr.  1903  1960

4. Anderson, Lucy  1878  1963

5. Anthony, Ernest  1886  1912  same stone with Matilda Anthony

6. Anthony, Ernest W.  12/23/1909  9/15/1984 Sgt US Army WWII

7. Anthony, Harold W. 1/5/1913 9/26/1948  NJ Sgt II ASF Tng Ctr WWII

8. Anthony, Matilda 1887 no date same stone with Ernest Anthony

9. Anthony, Robert 1915 1976

10. Anthony?, _  _/28/1891  5/11/1989  daughter of _?; toppled, near Anthony

11.  Arnold, Sharrieff Hussan  1/7/1974 1/16/1996  Childs FH

12.  Artis, Madelyn  1909  1994 Bedle FH

13.  Austin, Blessie M. 5/22/1892 7/1979 of Matawan

14. Austin, M. T., Reverend

15. Bagwell, George D. 3/4/1927  NJ Pvt US Army

16. Bailey, Journey 9/1/1883 8/1962 NJ Pfc 824 Co Trans Corps WWI

17. Baird, Estella 1892 1952 wife of Frederick Baird

18. Baird, Frederick D.  1900 1937 same stone with John Baird

19. Baird, James M. 1914 1930

20. Baird, John M. 1891 1934 same stone with Frederick Baird

21. Baird, Mable V. no date 1910

22. Becton, Annie M. Leigh  9/19/1906 2/3/1997

23. Brandon, Otha, Sr. 3/10/1908 4/15/1995 husband of Trudy Brandon

24. Brandon, Trudy 11/17/1920 11/18/1966 wife of Otha Brandon, Sr.

25. Bryant, Edwin D. 1882 1957 same stone with Lola Bryant

26. Bryant, Lola  1879  1963 sane stone with Edwin Bryant

27. Causby, Catherine L. 10/27/1926  12/1971 of Matawan

28. Causby, Debbie L. 1959 1959 infant

29. Causby, Edward D. 5/30/1883 3/8/1964 same stone with Minnie Causby

30. Causby, Joseph 11/25/1922 3/29/1991 of Matawan; Childs FH

31. Causby, Louis B., Sr. 1904 1982 Bedle FH

32. Causby, Minnie L. 2/6/1885 4/29/1967 same stone with Edward Causby

33. Causby, Tarby 1911 1960

34. Chatmon, Fannie M. 10/14/1935 1/18/1998 of Matawan; Childs FH

35. Conover, Catherine 1838 1/29/1907 toppled

36. Conover, Charlie 1857 1915 toppled

37. Conover, John R. 6/15/1895 12/2/1971 NJ Pvt Co B 428 Service BN WWI

38. Conover, Simon, Jr. 4/19/1896 9/27/1948 NJ Pvt Btry D 350 Field Arty WWI

39. Coppock, Sarah L. 1/25/1940 10/15/1995

40. Creed, Derek L. 2/1/1971 6/26/1996

41. Creed, George D. 8/15/1895 10/19/1972 NJ Pvt Co D 369 Inf WWI

42. Creed, Hylda Ann 5/23/1896 2/4/1972 same stone with George Creed

43. Cruise, Catherine no date 1910

44. Dandridge, Vardon B. 8/24/1910 3/25/1984 TEC5 US Army WWII

45. Davis, Charles 8/31/1949 12/1970

46. Davis, David R. 5/9/1962 7/14/1993

47. Davis, Hazel 1905 1971 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson

48. Davis, James D. 1950 1961 11 yrs. old; Days FH

49. Davis, Verrel H. 7/2/1919 1/4/1964 Florida TEC5 1938 OM Truck Co WWII

50. Davis, William 1900 1962 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson

51. Delma__, William age 44, stone broken, toppled

52. Dennis, George Holmes no date no date

53. Doles, Lucy E. 9/25/1977 5/12/1990 toppled

54. Edmond, George, Sr. 1907 1980

55. Edwards, Douglas S. 11/181946 11/15/1995 of Neptune; US Army Vietnam

56. Faugell?, Janie 1975

57. Fenn, Kayreean 2/13/1934 11/1982 of Alabama & Freehold; sister, daughter

58. Fenn, Melvin B. 11/16/1947 3/6/1968 NJ Pfc Co A 3BN 187 Inf 101 Abn Div Vietnam

59. Forman, Emmo 8/6/1957 hand carved

60. Foy, Leroy D. 6 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.

61. Foy, Serena 10 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.

62. Foy, Shaun 4 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.

63. Gatson, Samuel 1907 1966 same stone with Sarah Gatson

64. Gatson, Sarah 1911 1980 same stone with Samuel Gatson

65. Gibson, Donnie 8/11/1904 12/31/1979

66. Goldwire, Harry 2/15/1920 2/13/1994

67. Grimes, Lakeisha 2 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Foy; Unity FH.

68. Gumbs, Beatrice 5/28/1905 9/17/1971

69. Gumbs, Edith 1885 1935

70. Gumbs, Leonard H. 1960 1994 son, husband, father; guitar carved

71. Gumbs, Nathan E. 1887 1964

72. Gumbs, Nathan O. 7/6/1916 1/10/1993 TEC3 US Army

73. Guthridge, Arthur, Jr. 1929 1985

74. Guthridge, Arthur, Sr. 6/22/1906 3/23/1977 TEC5 US Army WWII; of Alabama & Matawan

75. Guthridge, Rosie P. 1910 1964 mother

76. Hall, Irvina D. 1/8/1904 4/1/1970

77. Hall, Juanita Long 11/6/1901 2/28/1968 actress portrayed Blood Mary in “South Pacific”.

78. Hall, Simon P. 5/18/1910 7/1997 husband, father, of Matawan & Alabama

79. Hampton, Ann M. 1833 1939 same stone with Alonzo Willis

80. Hampton, David H. no date no date Co F 127 USC Inf.

81. Hannon, Lafayette 1/26/1924 NJ St3 USNR WWII

82. Harris, Rosie B. 1935 1968 daughter (of Guthridge)

83. Harrison, Samuel J. 1881 1940 husband

84. Harville, _ no date no date child

85. Harville, Elnora 5/31/1931 7/1979 of Matawan

86. Haskins, Joe Lee 7/12/1907 1993 of Matawan; Childs FH

87. Henderson, Samuel L. 3/9/1915 6/1972 of North Carolina; of Matawan; husband and father

88. Hendrickson, Robert 9/25/1913 2/21/1967 NJ Sgt Btry C 933AAA AW BN WWII

89. Hicks, Sarah B. 3/1/1893 11/29/1969 wife & mother

90. Hilyon, Alice Lyon 1869 1948 wife of Richard Hilyon

91. Hilyon, Irene T. 1827 1907

92. Hilyon, Richard 1871 1944 husband of Alice Hilyon

93. Hodges, Emilty Z. 8/17/1908 4/12/1983 US Army WWII

94. Hodges, Julia 7/20/1920 5/30/1994 of Eatontown; Childs FH

95. Hollis, Isadore 1932 1983 same stone with Lula Hollis

96. Hollis, Lula 1927 1991 same stone with Isadore Hollis

97. Holloway, George S. 5/9/1936 7/1979 of Keansburg

98. Holmes, _ 1989 Childs FH

99. Holmes, Christine M. 1896 1966

100. Holmes, Edith O. 7/22/1912 9/1916

101. Holmes, Edward Thomas, Sr. 12/22/1886 3/24/1925

102. Holmes, Elise V. 9/19/1909 no date

103. Holmes, Eugene, Sr. 1932 1984 Pfc US Army Korea

104. Holmes, Harold P., Sr. 3/14/1894 5/30/1961 NJ Pvt Co L 63 Pioneer Inf WWI

105. Holmes, Laura E. 2/29/1888 3/28/1931

106. Holmes, Paul, Sr. 5/24/1920 12/27/1971 NJ Sc3 USN WWII

107. Holmes, Stanley, Sr. 5/27/1906 8/18/1960

108. Homes, Charles no date no date same stone with May Homes

109. Homes, May no date no date same stone with Charles Homes

110. Horsley, Andrew J. 6/27/1900 11/1982 of Englishtown; husband of Ruby Rucker

111. Horsley, Ruby Rucker 2/7/1907 1/1981 of Englishtown; wife of Andrew Horsley

112. Hunley, Ruby M. 7/18/1904 11/1986 of Englishtown

113. Hutcheson, Joseph Thomas 11/14/1921 12/31/1950 NJ Yeo USNR WWII

114. Hyman, Charles L. 2/19/1932 12/1980 A1C US Air Force Korea

115. Jackson, Alix Olivia 1924 1958

116. Jackson, Henry 1859 1931

117. Jackson, John 1905 1952 stone toppled

118. James, John R. 3/13/1920 8/22/1955 NJ TEC5 154 QM Bakery Co WWII

119. Jefferson, Lottie Moore 7/17/1900 1/30/1989 mother, of Matawan

120. Johnson, James J. 6/15/1870 10/7/1962 same stone with Mary Johnson

121. Johnson, Mary D. 1/7/1875 8/28/1970 same stone with James Johnson

122. Jones, Percy C. “Carpenter” 2/8/1927 9/27/1995

123. Kirkland, Gypsie Faye 2/9/1877 10/20/1957

124. Knox, John T. 1894 no date fenced; husband of Maud Mallory Knox

125. Knox, Maud Mallory 1896 1957 fenced; wife of John T. Knox

126. Laing, Fred 10/12/1893 2/1986 of Englishtown; husband of Mattie Laing

127. Laing, Joseph E. 11/18/1934 11/17/1983

128. Laing, Mattie 9/16/1896 6/1975 of Englishtown; wife of Fred Laing

129. Lane, Bertha 1881 1961 same stone with Lewis Lane

130. Lane, Lewis 1878 1938 same stone with Bertha Lane

131. Lee, Leslie C. 10/8/1962 7/21/1995 daughter, sister, aunt

132. Long, Abram H. 1863 1937 husband

133. Long, Eleanor S. 9/8/1900 10/2/1962

134. Long, George 1916 1929

135. Long, Horace V. 7/16/1899 3/1981 Pvt US Army WWI; of Hazlet & NY

136. Long, William Edward 4/24/1894 5/10/1939 NY Pvt US Army WWI

137. Major, Calvin C. 7/5/1911 1/22/1976 NJ TEC5 663 Ord Ammo Co WWII

138. McElroy, Montika 1969 1989 Days FH

139. McGuire, George 6/6/1889 11/5/1953 Pvt 56 Co 153 Depot Brig WWI

140. McKenzie, _ 1980 baby

141. McKnight, Mary M. 12/26/1912 12/14/1988 of Matawan

142. McKnight, Willie L. 1914 1988 Bedle FH

143. Mingo, John Henry 10/26/1892 11/20/1970 Georgia Pvt 157 Depot Brig WWII

144. Morris, Munford 1900 1942

145. Morris, Samuel 5/15/1897 10/28/1949 Virginia Pvt 808 Pioneer Inf WWI

146. Motley, Anthony Will 3/5/1966 12/22/1991

147. Motley, Geanetta 4/9/1906 9/5/1949

148. Motley, Marion 4/20/1955 10/19/1995 James FH

149. Murphy, Theresa Richardson no date 4/16/1940

150. Newman, Kenneth George 4/16/1970 9/29/1991 Spc US Army

151. Page, Bernice 1918 1951 same stone with Richard & Mattie Page

152. Page, Mattie 1881 1950 same stone with Richard & Bernice Page

153. Page, Richard 1880 1941 same stone with Mattie & Bernice Page

154. Pierce, Myra Lynn 1976 1982 6 yrs. old

155. Postell, Charles E. 6/23/1951 7/1/1990 son & brother

156. Postell, Eddie, Sr. 5/15/1925 8/3/1998

157. Price, James 10/12/1926 1/22/1990 US Army WWII

158. Rice, DeWitt, Sr. 1902 1987 same stone with Mattie F. Rice

159. Rice, G. David 1925 no date same stone with Mildred Rice

160. Rice, G. W.

161. Rice, Mattie F. 1909 no date same stone with DeWitt Rice Sr.

162. Rice, Mattie F. 5/1/1909 12/1992 of Matawan; Childs FH

163. Rice Mildred 1925 no date same stone with G. David Rice

164. Rice, Morris 3/19/1900 2/18/1965 Railroad Retirement

165. Rice, T.

166. Richardson, Alfred Y., Jr. 3/29/1906 10/27/1955

167. Richardson, Pearline 11/18/1903 9/1981 wife of Sylvester Richardson; of Englishtown

168. Richardson, Sylvester 8/11/1906 11/11/1965 NJ Pfc HQ Det Sec II Deml WWII

169. Richardson, W. E. no date no date Midway Cemetery Trustee

170. Riley, Mary 8/22/1869 8/25/1947 mother

171. Roberts, Dora Davis 1877 1968 fenced, same stone with Davis & Wilson

172. Robinson, Charles P. 1/20/1952 8/20/1995 of Matawan

173. Robinson, G. David 1923 1992 same stone with Sadie Robinson

174. Robinson, John Henry 4/6/1893 11/24/1966 NJ Pvt US Army WWI

175. Robinson, Pollie 1871 1945 mother

176. Robinson, Ronald Roy 1949 1988

177. Robinson, Sadie B. 1923 no date same stone with G. David Robinson

178. Royster, Robert 5/20/1917 9/14/1946 NJ Pfc 312 Port Co TC WWII

179. Russell, Celeste Kim 6/11/1953 8/1979 of Hazlet; same stone with William Russell

180. Russell, D. W.

181. Russell, G. D. 1955

182. Russell, George W. 1/26/1908 1/1957 same stone with Helene E. Russell

183. Russell, Helene E. 1911 1996 same stone with George Russell

184. Russell, Robert A. 1/8/1932 10/23/1954 NJ A1C 6510 Air Police Squad

185. Russell, William 6/7/1930 2/1982 of Englishtown; same stone with Celeste Kim Russell

186. Russell, William F. 6/7/1930 2/27/1982 US Air Force Korea

187. Schanck, Catherine 1895 1919 mother

188. Schanck, Ethel Davis 1882 1914 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson

189. Schanck, Mary H. Shemo 1875 1947 wife of William Schanck

190. Schanck, Modjeska 12/21/1898 1/21/1993 of Matawan

191. Schanck, William 1869 1955 husband of Mary H. Shemo Schanck

192. Schanck, William A. 4/16/1946 7/8/1973 NJ Sgt US Army Vietnam

193. Schanck, William L. 1919 1969 Day FH

194. Scott, James, Reverend 1894 1962

195. Scott, Lestiner, Reverend 12/25/1914 1/7/1980

196. Scott, Lloyd L. 1990 Childs FH

197. Shermo, Edward alias Edwin Snow @1839 8/2/1927 Civil War Veteran; toppled

198. Simmons, Annie Hancock 1865 1923

199. Simmons, Cathleen 1849 1910 same stone with James & Eva Simmons

200. Simmons, Eva Crouse 1869 1940 wife of James Simmons

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