Source Information

Ancestry.com. Morris County, New Jersey, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1718-1893 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: William O. Wheeler. Inscriptions on the Tomb Stones and Monuments in the Grave Yards at Whippany and Hanover, Morris County, N. J., 1894. New Jersey, USA: W. O. Wheeler, 1894.

About Morris County, New Jersey, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1718-1893

Morris County, located in northern New Jersey, was formed in 1739, and was originally part of Hunterdon County. This database is a collection of cemetery inscription records from grave yards in Whippany and Hanover up to 1894. Each record provides the decedent's name, death date, age, relatives of the deceased and a comments field. Other persons listed on the stone are listed along with any relationship details. It contains the names of over 2,000 persons. For researchers seeking ancestors from northern New Jersey, this database can provide important information.