• Morristown is also known as: Morris County / Morristown town.


  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Garrett Reisman (engineer and astronaut), Craig Newmark (entrepreneur and writer), Troy Murphy (basketball player), Cherry (wrestler), Peter Dinklage (actor and voice actor), Fran Lebowitz (writer and author), and Rosie Napravnik (jockey).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Newark Evening News.


Today this history is visible in a variety of locations throughout the town that collectively make up Morristown National Historical Park. The area was inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape natives for up to 6,000 years prior to exploration by Europeans. The first European settlements in this portion of New Jersey were established by the Swedes and Dutch in the early 17th century, when a significant trade in furs existed between the natives and the Europeans at temporary posts. It became part of the Dutch colony of New Netherland, but the English seized control of the region in 1664, which was granted to Sir George Carteret and John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, as the Province of New Jersey. In British colonial records, the first permanent European settlement at Morristown occurred in 1715, when a village was founded as New Hanover by migrants...

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Morristown Obituaries

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 22nd, 2016 that Elaine Theresa Justice perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Justice was 70 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elaine Theresa's life.

It was noted on April 20th, 2016 that Kristopher K Burnitz perished in Sycamore, Illinois.  Burnitz was 33 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kristopher K's life.

It was written by Arizona Republic on November 8th, 2015 that Mabel Bertha Boniface (Ackermann) died in Sun Lakes, Arizona.  Ms. Boniface was 87 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mabel Bertha's life.

It was noted by Arizona Republic on July 1st, 2015 that Ruth Sieperman perished in Arizona.  Sieperman was 61 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ruth's life.

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on April 23rd, 2015 that Dennis Patrick "Murph" Murphy died in Bradenton, Florida.  Murphy was 68 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dennis Patrick "Murph"'s life.

It was reported by The Sun Herald on March 1st, 2015 that Richard T Blaine died in Long Beach, Mississippi.  Blaine was 86 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard T's life.

It was reported by Williamsport Sun-Gazette on February 24th, 2015 that Faith G Vogt (Zabrinskie) perished in Montoursville, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Vogt was 98 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Faith G's life.

It was written on October 26th, 2014 that James M "Jim" Ryan passed on in Morristown, New Jersey.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James M "Jim"'s life.

It was noted by Hazleton Standard-Speaker on October 25th, 2014 that Catherine E McGuire (McAdam) perished in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.  Ms. McGuire was 83 years old and was born in Morristown, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Catherine E's life.

It was written on October 21st, 2014 that Marilyn L Elias (Lang) passed on in Morristown, New Jersey.  Ms. Elias was 90 years old and was born in Cleveland, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marilyn L's life.

Cemeteries in Morristown

Holy Rood Rc Cemetery

Holy Rood Cemetery is the cemetery of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Morristown, New Jersey, and welcomes Catholic families from the Morristown area and beyond. The original cemetery, known as St. Mary's Cemetery, was...

Glendale Cemetery

Since 1902, the Glendale Cemetery Association has served the needs of over 50,000 families with care and dignity. We provide a serene setting for final resting places and, most importantly, peace of mind.

Hillside Cemetery

Hillside Cemetery was established as a non-sectarian, non-profit organization in 1886 under the state laws of New Jersey, which carefully guard the rights of lot owners and ensure the safety, permanence and prudent governance of the cemetery.

Laurel Grove Cemetery

In March 1872, the Hinchliffe Family founded Laurel Grove Cemetery and managed it for 127 years. CMS Mid-Atlantic, Inc., now takes pride in continuing to manage Laurel Grove as one of its premier properties in New Jersey. The original 145-acre...

MT Hebron Cemetery Association

Mount Hebron Cemetery was founded by citizens of then Cranetown and Speertown (now Montclair and Upper Montclair). The grounds are kept neatly landscaped with options to have flowers and other additional items added to a loved ones plot. The...

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Over the years additional adjoining parcels of land were purchased, paths and driveways opened and trees were set out. The stone chapel at the entrance of the cemetery was erected in 1903. Today Pleasant Hill Cemetery has almost 100 acres of...

Riverside Cemetery

The cemetery was planned in the style of Frederick Law Olmsted’s New York Central Park, with curving roads, and winding paths. This was no simple task, as the property had to first be transformed with trainloads of soil, a barn for the horses...

Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery

At Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery, our mission never changes: to provide comfort in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, one in which our families can grieve and remember their loved ones.

Rosedale Cemetery & Crematory

As a non-profit, non-sectarian Cemetery, Rosedale has respectfully served the local New Jersey community with care, compassion and dignity. Founded in 1840 and located in Montclair, Orange, and West Orange, Rosedale Cemetery remains dedicated to...

Evergreen Cemetery Association
65 Martin Luther King Ave
Morristown, NJ 07961
Holy Rood Rc Cemetery
61 Whippany Rd
Morristown, NJ 07963
Pleasantdale Cemetery Association
46 Ridge Rd
Morristown, NJ 07999

Morristown Cemetery News

Whippany Burying Yard: Ceremony honors Morris County's oldest cemetery
HANOVER Joan Caruso Downes began seeking the graves of her long-gone relatives about 10 years ago and ultimately traced her lineage to an ancestor who donated the land for the Whippany Burying Yard, the oldest cemetery in northwest New Jersey.

Shirley Tolentino, New Jersey's First Black Female Judge, Dead at 67
Shirley Tolentino, a Hudson County judge for 26 years and the first African-American woman to serve on New Jersey's Superior Court bench ... honors in 1965 from the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown. She worked as a high school Latin teacher while ...

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There's even graveside dining at the Cemetery Cafe, which offers haunted hamburgers ... century funeral on the grounds of the Historic Speedwell in Morristown. Join other mourners, and follow a horse-drawn hearse to the Vail home, where you'll learn about ...

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Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, NJ
Evergreen Cemetery, Morristown, NJ (12/29/07) Information on at least 300 graves at Hillside can be found here at Find-A-Grave. ...