Burial site for many generations of Tuers/Turse family members, Blauvelts, and others with Dutch Colonial ancestors
||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.
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.
||Chester & May M Tuers|
Chester is son of John J. Tuers and Maggie May Peterson.
||Claude A & Elizabeth H Turse|
Located in line with Abram Turse, Maud Turse Bevan, and William Bevan
||Edward C Greisch, son of Charles (Nicolas) Greisch and Marie Antoinette Dahm|
||Floyd Tuers |
Westwood Cemetery, Army Service Marker. Son of John J. Tuers and Maggie May Peterson.
||Garret & Adele Turse|
The grave of Adam Geyer & Jesse Turse, d/o Garret & Adele, is to the right of this stone.
||Grouped headstones Abram Turse, Maud Blauvelt, William Bevan|
Maud married William Bevan after Abram's death
||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.
||John J. Tuers & Maggie May Peterson|
||John Tuers & Maria Sip|
||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.
||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
||Sanford & Caroline Turse|