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United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, New York

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Date: 1859 [unknown]
Location: 800 Pine Ridge Road,Cheektowaga,New Yorkmap
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Location

There is the old part of United German & French Cemetery where the chapel situates and then, across Pine Ridge Road, there is the new cemetery, by the Southeast Corner of East Delevan Street at the boundary of Buffalo and Cheektowaga. The cemetery extends beyond the Cheektowaga town lines, especially the newest parts.

History


In the winter of 1859, the United German and French Roman Catholic Cemetery Association was organized with nine trustees and they purchased land at Pine Hill, which they still conduct for a Catholic Cemetery[1]Historically it is called PINE HILL in the old church records. Then it was named United German & French ( abbreviated U G & F). Now called Mount Calvary (Pine Lawn) Cemetery at 800 Pine Ridge Road ,Cheektowaga, New York .14225-2598.


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Sources

  1. Rev. Thomas Donohue, D.D., History of the Diocese of Buffalo (Buffalo, New York: The Buffalo Catholic Publication Co., Inc., 1929), p. 391.
  1. http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/erie1/buffalo/cemetery.htm




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United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, New York
United German and French Cemetery, Cheektowaga, New York


Collaboration

On May 8, 2015 at 00:38GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Hi Maggie,

Could you please change the categories as follows: change Category: New York Cemeteries to Category: Erie County, New York, Cemeteries

Thanks, Vic

On December 25, 2014 at 12:04GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Shouldn't category be

Category:Erie_County, New_York Cemeteries

On December 10, 2012 at 01:19GMT M Lechner wrote:

Looking good, some times its the minor things

Note the space needed, Change: Category:Buffalo,New York to: Category:Buffalo, New York