Townsend Cemetery

Also known as Willis Farm Cemetery

Location
East Hills, Nassau County, New York, 11548 USA
Memorials 33 added

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Located on land that was once the Willis Farm.
100 yards south of Rte 25A about one mile west of Whitney Lane. Cemetery straddles the line that separates the Town of Oyster Bay and the town of North Hempstead. Earliest stone Timothy Townsend died 1790; other families include Horsfield and Jackson. Property was under development when 1961 survey was done and surveyors took special care to record all data as they beieved the site would soon be destroyed. Inscriptions, Frost 1912; Town of Oyster Bay, 1961.
#11 in the Historic Cemeteries of Oyster Bay guide.

GPS Coordinates: 40.81055, -73.61987

  • Added: 17 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2384943