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 Westwood Cemetery Company, Westwood, Bergen, NJ, USA


Westwood Cemetery Company

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Burial site for many generations of Tuers/Turse family members, Blauvelts, and others with Dutch Colonial ancestors


Cemetery Photos

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1
Aaron A Turse & Sarrah Straut
Aaron A Turse & Sarrah Straut
Aaron Turse was one of Westwood’s first pair of marshalls, and was a member of Westwood’s first board of education. He was also appointed borough poormaster, was a member of the Westwood volunteer fire department, and was a member of the Odd Fellow’s fraternal organization present in Westwood at the time. 
2
Abram Turse
Abram Turse
Headstone matches the design of Maud Della (Blauvelt) Turse Bevan and William Bevan and is located in line with those graves and grave of Claude A Turse. Maud was wife to both Abram Turse and William Bevan. 
3
Chester & May M Tuers
Chester & May M Tuers
Chester is son of John J. Tuers and Maggie May Peterson. 
4
Claude A & Elizabeth H Turse
Claude A & Elizabeth H Turse
Located in line with Abram Turse, Maud Turse Bevan, and William Bevan 
5
Edward C Greisch, son of Charles (Nicolas) Greisch and Marie Antoinette Dahm
Edward C Greisch, son of Charles (Nicolas) Greisch and Marie Antoinette Dahm
Westwood Cemetery  
6
Floyd Tuers
Floyd Tuers
Westwood Cemetery, Army Service Marker. Son of John J. Tuers and Maggie May Peterson. 
7
Garret & Adele Turse
Garret & Adele Turse
The grave of Adam Geyer & Jesse Turse, d/o Garret & Adele, is to the right of this stone. 
8
Grouped headstones Abram Turse, Maud Blauvelt, William Bevan
Grouped headstones Abram Turse, Maud Blauvelt, William Bevan
Maud married William Bevan after Abram's death 
9
John F Hering, wife Hannah Durie
John F Hering, wife Hannah Durie
John was a Civil War veteran. He was a carpenter who lived first in Closter and later in life in Montvale. 
10
John J. Tuers & Maggie May Peterson
John J. Tuers & Maggie May Peterson
 
11
John Tuers & Maria Sip
John Tuers & Maria Sip
 
12
John Tuers, wife Margaret
John Tuers, wife Margaret
We believe this may be the grave of John J. Tuers, Jr, but have not confirmed the identification. The Volz family members are brother and sister, not husband and wife. 
13
Nicholas Collignon, wife Catherine Demarest
Nicholas Collignon, wife Catherine Demarest
Nicholas and his brother, August, enlisted in the Union Army at the same time September 2, 1862 as a PVT Mustered out June 25, 1863 after serving in the same Co.D, 22 Rer't New Jersey Inf. Chronology of service: Sept/2/1862 Mustered in at Trenton NJ-Sept/29/1862 Left NJ. for defense of Washington D.C. -Dec/1862 Attached to Abercrombie's Provisional Brigade, Casey's Division-Jan/10/1863 Moved to Belle Plains-Jan/20-24/1863 "MUD MARCH"-April/29-5/2 1863 Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek-May/2-5/1863 "Battle of Chancellorsville"-June/25/1863 Mustered out at Trenton New Jersey 
14
Sanford & Caroline Turse
Sanford & Caroline Turse