Smalley Farm Cemetery
Somerset Coiunty, New Jersey
Originally published in the Somerset County Historical Quarterly, Volume 3,
1914, pages 301-302.
By John J. De Mott, Metucken, NJ
There are three burying grounds along the Easton Turnpike between New
Brunswick and Bound Brook, on the south side of the Raritan, and an abstract
of the inscriptions they contain are as follows:
On the Smalley farm, directly opposite the intersection of the road leading to
Middlebush village. This ground in on the north side of the Easton turnpike.
It is covered with trees and undergrowth and has had no care for many years.
Auten, Ann (wife of Capt. John, and dau. of Dennis Smock),
d. March 25, 1822, aged 54 yrs., 3 mos., 17 dys.
Boorom, Ellen (dau. of John and Elizabeth), d. Aug. 31, 1797, aged 1 yr.,
3 mos., 13 dys.
Bowman, Peter, d. Sept. 6, 1840, aged 77 yrs., 9 mos.
Bowman, Catherine (wife of Peter), d. Nov. 21, 1840, aged 66 yrs.
Lowe, Henry (son of William H. and Sarah), d. Sept. 10, 1850, aged 2 yrs.,
8 mos., 19 dys.
Rappleyea, Col. Jerome, d. Dec. 9, 1831, aged 73 yrs., 3 mos., 16 dys.
Rappleyea, Susanna (wife of Col. Jerome), d. June 21, 1828, aged 69 yrs.,
2 mos., 27 dys.
Rappleyea, Cornelia (da. of Jerome and Susanna(, b. Feb. 29, 1796;
d. Oct. 8, 1816.
Smock, Dennis, d. Sept. 18, 1823, in 83rd yr.
Smock, Elizabeth (dau. of Dennis and Deborah), d. May 28, 1800, in 37th yr.
Van Horne, Hannah W. (dau. of William and Lanah), d. Aug. 22, 1829,
aged 11 yrs.
Van Horne, Catherine Ann (on same stone as Hannah W.), d. Aug. 29, 18__,
aged 2 mos.
Voorhees, Abraham, d. Dec. 4, 1835, aged 93 yrs. "He was a member of the
Reformed Church of New Brunswick, in full communion upwards of fifty
Voorhees, Elcy (wife of Abraham and dau. of John Van Devent?),
d. Nov. 24, 1799, in 49th yr.