Source:Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. Greenwood Cemetery Records

Watchers
Source Greenwood Cemetery records
Coverage
Place Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States
Subject Cemetery records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Citation
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. Greenwood Cemetery records.
Repositories
http://www.green-wood.com/Free website

Description

From the 2006 press release announcing the cemetery's designation as a National Historic Landmark: "Established in 1838, Green-Wood has the most extensive and intact landscape created following the principles of Andrew Jackson Downing, the most prominent landscape architect of the antebellum period. It is outstanding for its cohesive, picturesque character, integrated Gothic Revival architecture, and high integrity."

Genealogical Resources

The cemetery has a webpage that provides an online burial search by name, returning interment date, and lot location. They will provide certified copies of burial records for a fee.

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