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 #B007 Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches Hamlet, Suffolk County, Brookhaven Town, NY, USA

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#007:  Mount Pleasant Cemetery Entrance
#007: Mount Pleasant Cemetery Entrance


In 1850 Josiah Smith donated seven acres of land, one-quarter mile west of Kaler's pond in Center Moriches for a parsonage and parish cemetery to the Center Moriches Presbyterian Church. Today much of that original parcel is what makes up the current Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The cemetery portion was incorporated in 1870.

This cemetery is #7 in the Town of Brookhaven's inventory of cemeteries and burying places prepared about 1938 by Osborn Shaw, then the Town Historian. His description of Mt Pleasant: "Mount Pleasant Cemetery, on the north side of Montauk Highway, Route 27, in the eastern part of Centre Moriches, back of the old Presbyterian parsonage. This cemetery was first called 'The Presbyterian Cemetery of Moriches,' and originally contained about 14 acres, being a part of some 7 acres, given by Capt. Josiah Smith for parsonage land. It was opened for burial in or about the year 1851...it is stated that the first burial was that of David Lanphier (who died Christmas 1850). It is therefore evident that any stones in this Cem. with death dates prior to the above dates have been moved in from other graveyards."

On Oct. 24, 1996 Mount Pleasant Cemetery made the national stage when a 500-pound, 6-foot granite obelisk, with an airplane figure etched into the top, was unveiled at Mount Pleasant. It was intended as a memorial and lasting tribute to the victims of TWA Flight 800 and, hopfully, as a comfort to loved ones left behind.

Quite a few families in South Haven and Brookhaven hamlets selected the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery as their burying ground.

Research material on the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery may be found at


 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
#007.Bundy:  Wallace Bundy gravestone
#007.Bundy: Wallace Bundy gravestone
Located  Budney  Wallace Budny (d. 13 Nov 1992)
#007.Glover:  Glover/Glowicki Family Plot
#007.Glover: Glover/Glowicki Family Plot
Located  Glover   
#007.Glover:  John H & Helen A Glover gravestone
#007.Glover: John H & Helen A Glover gravestone
Located  Glover   
#007.Glover:  Kenneth Glover gravestone
#007.Glover: Kenneth Glover gravestone
Located  Glover   
#007.Glover:  Pauline Glover gravestone
#007.Glover: Pauline Glover gravestone
Located  Glover   
#007.Glover:  Stanley Glover gravestone
#007.Glover: Stanley Glover gravestone
Located  Glover   
#007.Glover:  Vincenty Glover gravestone
#007.Glover: Vincenty Glover gravestone
Located  Glover   
#007.Kuzmech:  Chester Kuzmech gravestone
#007.Kuzmech: Chester Kuzmech gravestone
Located  Kuzmech  Chester J. Kuzmech, ^ (d. 30 Jan 2007)
#007.Kuzmech:  John & Monica Kuzmeck gravestone.
#007.Kuzmech: John & Monica Kuzmeck gravestone.
Located  Kuzmech  Family: John Kuzmech/Monica [Kuzmech] (F3417)
#007.Leszkowicz:  Albert and Amelia Hotchkin gravestones
#007.Leszkowicz: Albert and Amelia Hotchkin gravestones
Located  Hotchkin  Family: Albert Leet Hotchkin/Amelia Leszkowicz (F5210)
#007.Leszkowicz:  Joseph I. Leszkowicz gravestone
#007.Leszkowicz: Joseph I. Leszkowicz gravestone
Located  Leszkowicz  Joseph Leszkowicz, ^ (d. 1953)
#007.Leszkowicz:  Leszkowicz family plot
#007.Leszkowicz: Leszkowicz family plot
.. in the foreground are the gravestones of Albert and Amelia Hotchkin. Amelia was the daughter of John Leszkowicz. 
Located  Leszkowicz  Family: Albert Leet Hotchkin/Amelia Leszkowicz (F5210)
#007.Redman:  Dorothy & James H. Redman II gravestone
#007.Redman: Dorothy & James H. Redman II gravestone
Located  Redman  Dorothy L. Robinson, ^ (d. 1 Nov 2006)
#007.Robinson:  Charles Eben Robinson gravestone
#007.Robinson: Charles Eben Robinson gravestone
Located  Robinson  Charles Eben Robinson, ^ (d. 10 Jan 1962)
#007.Robinson:  Ernestena C. Robinson gravestone
#007.Robinson: Ernestena C. Robinson gravestone
Located  Robinson  Eva Ernestena Campbell, ^ (d. 1968)
#007.Robinson:  Howard F. Robinson gravestone
#007.Robinson: Howard F. Robinson gravestone
Located  Robinson  Howard F. Robinson, ^ (d. 15 Mar 1937)
#007.Robinson:  Mabel J. Robinson gravestone
#007.Robinson: Mabel J. Robinson gravestone
Located  Robinson  Mabel Jane Harding, ^ (d. 1991)
#007.Robinson:  Paul C. Robinson gravestone
#007.Robinson: Paul C. Robinson gravestone
Located  Robinson  Paul Campbell Robinson, ^ (d. Oct 1971)
#007.Robinson:  Robert H. Robinson & Janet V. Robinson gravestones
#007.Robinson: Robert H. Robinson & Janet V. Robinson gravestones
.. Janet was still living in 2011. 
Located  Robinson  Robert Harding Robinson, Sr. ^ (d. 10 Dec 1994)
#007.Taylor: Sadie & Grant S. Taylor; Grant C. Taylor gravestone
#007.Taylor: Sadie & Grant S. Taylor; Grant C. Taylor gravestone
Located  Taylor  Family: Grant Samuel Taylor/Sarah Agusta Campbell (F2715)
Grant C. Taylor, ^ (d. 2 Oct 1933)

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