Abraham Waeir

  • Birth 1683
  • Death 24 Mar 1768 Waretown, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Waretown, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 51733942

Founder and Namesake of Waretown/Waeirtown. Came with John Colver and the Rogerine party to this area about 1737.

Abraham was said to be originally from the Hurl Gate area, N.Y.; his marriage record states he is of Oyster Bay Long Island.

Abraham is buried in the Abandoned/Lost Cemetery, Waiertown N.J. His gravestone was taken and used as a mooring anchor for a boat by some of the local boys in the early 1950's.

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"In Memory of
Died March 24th, 1768
Aged 85 years
Whose inocent life
Adorned true light

Gravesite Details At one time there was a small graveyard in Waretown, across the street from the Presbyterian Graveyard and known as the "Old Waretown Cemetery", where Abraham Waeir and others were buried but that cemetery is lost and there is no trace of it today.





  • Created by: E. Everett
  • Added: 28 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51733942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Waeir (1683–24 Mar 1768), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51733942, citing Old Waretown Presbyterian Cemetery, Waretown, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by E. Everett (contributor 47244602) .