Cemetery Records - Erie County

Can you help identify the location of the known cemeteries in Erie County?   If so, please e-mail me   with with the name of the cemetery and location.  Do you have a transcription of a cemetery in Erie County?   Would you consider allowing me to post it on-line?

Erie County New York Cemeteries website has a very large number of on-line transcriptions.

Find A Grave has a number of cemetery transcriptions on-line for Erie County.

Interment has a number of cemetery transcriptions on-line for Erie County.

A list of cemeteries in Erie County, compiled by Robert P. Reilly, was published in the JOURNAL of the Western New York Genealogical Society, Inc., Vol. 1, No. 1 (June 1974).  It is available in the Society's Library in the Special Collections Department of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library.  Since publication, more cemeteries have been located and more transcribed, and some transcriptions have been published on the Internet.   Following is a list of all known cemeteries in Erie County and the whereabouts of transcriptions or records.

Family History Library and DAR Cemetery Records

Codes for transcriptions:
    at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - on microfilm or in print
    at Buffalo Historical Society
    on the Internet at Erie County, New York Cemeteries Past and Present

Codes for interment records (other than at cemetery or church office):
   * at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library  (WNYGS) - on microfilm
   + at Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - on microfilm

Beth Jacob (Doat Street), Doat Street
Concordia (originally three church cemeteries), 438 Walden Avenue - Office
    (716) 896-8586
    Evangelical Lutheran Trinity
    Evangelical St. Peter's
    St. Stephens
Forest Lawn, Delaware & Delavan Avenues - Office (716) 885-1600 - see
    Forest Lawn Lot Holders, 1850-1856
German M.E.
Old Seneca Mission (Braves Rest) - see "The Braves Rest or the Old Seneca
    Mission Cemetery", by William Clement Bryant, in Buffalo Historical Society
    Publication, Buffalo, 1879, Vol. I, pp. 81-89.
St. Francis Xavier, Niagara & Vulcan Streets - Church Office (716) 873-1911
St. John's Evangelical Church, Military Avenue at LaForce
St. Joseph's RC, Main Street

Holy Cross, Ridge Road - Office, 2900 South Park Avenue, (716) 823-1197 -
   in progress
Howard's (Potters Field), 560 Ridge Road
Our Lady of Victory, Ridge Road - Church Office (716) 828-9444

City, Military Road, Kohler & Virginia Streets
St. Francis Xavier, Military Road, Kohler & Virginia Streets

Cemetery, Broadway at Erie RR
Cemetery, Broadway & Townline Roads
Private Cemetery, Crittenden
St. John's RC, Millgrove & Westwood, West Alden
St. Patrick's RC, Crittenden
Town Line Lutheran Church - Church Office (716) 684-1467; in progress

Bondcroft - interments moved to Skinnersville
Brick Church - interments moved to Skinnersville; also transcribed by
    Glenn Atwell
Community (possibly at Ivyhurst Road & Koster Row, Eggertsville) - interments
    moved to Skinnersville
Eggertsville, Main Street & Eggert Road - interments moved to Skinnersville;
    also transcribed by Glenn Atwell
Evangelical Lutheran, Transit Road, Williamsville - transcribed by Glenn Atwell
Lutheran, Swormville
St. Michael's RC, Cayuga Road & Wehrle Drive, Williamsville - transcribed by
    Glenn Atwell; also in progress
SS. Peter & Paul RC, South Union Road at NYS Thruway, Williamsville - also
    transcribed by Glenn Atwell
Skinnersville, Skinnersville Road, near State University of New York at
    Buffalo North Campus - also transcribed by Glenn Atwell
The Resting Place - interments moved to Skinnersville
White Chapel Memorial Park, 3210 Niagara Falls Blvd., West Amherst -
    Office (716) 692-5353
Williamsville, Main & Reist Streets, Williamsville - Office (716) 633-9616 -
    partially completed

Carpenter (private), Strykersville Road
Cemetery, Cole Road
East Aurora Pioneer, Oakwood & Fillmore Avenues, East Aurora - only
    veterans complete; others in progress
Griffin's Mills, West Falls & Jewettsville Roads, Griffin's Mills - only
    veterans complete; others in progress
Maple Road, Maple Road at Fillmore - moved to Lower Oakwood
Oakwood (Lower Oakwood),  South Willow Street, East Aurora - Office
    (716) 652-0454 - only veterans complete; others in progress

Cemetery, Belcher Road
Cobble Hill, Route 19, Trevett Road
Maplewood, Route 219, Patchin - in progress
St. John's RC, Pfarner Road, Boston
St. Martin's Lutheran, Cole & Leibler Roads - Church Office (716) 941-3335
St. Paul's Evangelical, Colden - Church (Faith UCC) Office (716) 941-3529

Abandoned Cemetery, Route 5 north of Route 249, Farnham
Brant, Route 249, Brant Center
Catholic, Route 5 north of Route 249, Farnham
Fuller, Milestrip Road & Route 323, Brant
Holy Cross Lutheran, Route 249 (Commercial Street), Farnham - Church Office
    (716) 549-0858
Holy Spirit, Mile Block & Brant Roads, Brant
Huson, Route 249, Brant Center
Husted (Stickney), Mile Block & Brant Roads, Brant
Shaw, Milestrip Road, Brant
Shaw, Routes 5 & 249, Farnham - see note above

Cheektowaga (also servicing the City of Buffalo)
Achivas Achim (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
Anshe Ameth (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
B'nai Israel (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
B'rith Israel (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
B'rith Sholom (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
Bennett Family (private), Walden Avenue & Harlem Road
Beth El (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
Beth Zion (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
*Buffalo Cemetery Association, Pine Ridge Road - records at Mt. Calvary
Capellar-Brenner Family, Lawson Road at RR bridge - no stones extant
Evangelical, Pine Ridge Road
Holy Mother of the Rosary NPCC, Dale Road - Office (716) 685-5766
Holy Order, Pine Ridge Road
Holy Rest, Pine Ridge Road - Office (716) 896-4360
Holy Sepulchre, Harlem Road - Office 892-3063
Lugowicz Synagogue (Jewish) - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
Mt. Calvary RC, Pine Ridge Road & Maryvale - Office (716) 892-6600
Mt. Hope, Pine Ridge Road - Records (716)-892-1732
Our Lady Help of Christians, Union Road & Genesee Street - transcribed by
    Glenn Atwell; also in progress
*Ridge Lawn, Pine Ridge Road, Pine Ridge Road - records at Mt. Calvary
St. Adelbert's, Dale Road (Old Walden Avenue) - Office (716) 681-3090
St. John's Lutheran, Pine Ridge & Sugar Roads - Caretaker (716) 892-7293;
    Church Office (716) 632-6557 - note:  only Section E on Internet
St. Stanislaus RC, Pine Ridge & Sugar Roads - Office (716) 892-9135
Temple Beth David (Jewish) - Cemetery Service (716) 896-6888
Temple Beth El (Jewish), Pine Ridge Road - only a few names; cemetery
    service (716) 896-6888
*United German & French RC, Pine Ridge Road - in progress; records at
    Mt. Calvary
War of 1812, Aero Drive
Zion Reformed, Pine Ridge Road

Beeman, Salt Road, East Clarence
Cemetery - in progress
Clarence Center, Goodrich & Roll Roads, Clarence
Clarence Fillmore, Ransom & Stage Roads, Clarence
Cox, Shimerville Road, Clarence - in progress
Danser, Martin Road, Clarence
Eldred Pioneer - in progress
Evangelical Lutheran, Transit Road, Swormville - transcribed by Glenn Atwell;
    in progress
Good (Mennonite), Greiner & Meadowbrook Roads, Clarence - in progress
Harris Hill, Main Street & Harris Hill Road, Clarence
Hunts Corners Baptist, Hunts Corners & Salt Roads
St. Mary's RC, County Road, Swormville
St. Stephen's Ev. & Ref. Church, Toanwanda Creek Road, Clarence
Shope, Hillcrest Drive & Main Street, Clarence - in progress
Strickler, Main Street, Strickler Road & Pine Ledge, Clarence
Warwick Family, Heroy & Salt Roads, Clarence
Wolcottsburg Lutheran, Goodrich & Wolcott Roads

Baker, Partridge & Bleistein Roads, Colden
Brodbeck, Lewis & Darien Roads, Colden
Colden, Boston & Colden Roads, Colden
Enos Hollow, Hayes Hollow & Knapp Roads, Enos Hollow
Glenwood Maltby Memorial,
Haws, Holland & Glenwood Roads at Center Street, Colden
Lewis Road, Blanchard & Partridge Roads, Colden
Neischel Family, Lewis & Partridge Roads, Colden
Partridge, Bleistein & Partridge Roads, Colden

Cemetery, Brewer Road & Brown Street,
Cemetery, Brewer Road & Dupont Street
Cemetery, Buffalo & Allen Streets at Sand Hollow
Cemetery, Collins Road & Sisson Highway, Collins Center
Cemetery, Quaker & Lenox Streets, Taylor Hollow
Irish (Shaw or Cook)
Pine Hill

Cemetery, Route 240
East Concord, Route 240, East Concord
Fairview (Block School house), North Buffalo Street & Route 219, Springville -
    Office (716) 592-2093
Frye or Bylbie (private), Zoar Valley Road
German Lutheran, Route 39, Morton's Corners Road
Griffith, Route 240 & Morse Road - also at FHL
Maplewood (Springville Rural), Main & Forest Streets, Springville
Morton Corners, Morton Corners Road & Route 39
Potter (private), Route 219
St. Aloysius RC, Main & Forest Streets, Springville
Sibley, Route 219 & Sibley Road
Spaulding, Spaulding, Genesee & Trevett Roads

Clarksburg (Clarksburg Union Burying Gruond), Clarksburg Road near New
    Oregon Road - in progress
Eden Valley, Route 62 (north of Eden Valley bridge), Eden Valley
Evergreen, East Church Street at edge of village
Lutheran Cemeteries (2), East Eden Road near Tennesee Gas Company
Mol's Hill (St. John's), East Eden Road (opposite gas company), Eden
North Evans (Shadagee), Route 20 at Shadagee Road
Quaker (Webster), Route 62 (south of Eden Valley bridge), Eden
St. Jacob's Lutheran, Eckhardt Road, Eden
St. Mary's, Keller & East Eden Roads, East Eden
St. Paul's Lutheran, North Boston Road & Sisson Highway
St. Peter's Church (Critoph or Grabau), East Eden Road, Eden

Annunciation RC, Clinton Street & Schwartz Road - in progress
Borden J. Cole (family plot), near 1400 North Davis Road, Elma
Cole, North Davis & North Star Roads, Elma
Davis, Williardshire Road near Milestrip Road, Elma
Elma, Cemetery & Bowen Roads at Clinton Street, Elma
Oak Hill (Morris), behind 1610 Seneca Street, Springbrook
St. John's Lutheran, Woodward Road, Elma - in progress
St. Vincent RC, Rice Road, Elma - in progress
Templeton, North Davis Road near Seneca Street, Springbrook
Union, Rice Road & Aurora Expressway, Elma - in progress

Cash, Old Lake Shore road at Pt. Breeze, Evans
Evans (North Evans), South Creek Road & Route 20, North Evans
Evans Center (Pioneer or Early Settlers), Gold Street, Angola
East Evans (Jerusalem Corners), Route 5 & Sturgeon Point Road - old
    section only
Forest Avenue, Forest Avenue, Angola
Most Precious Blood RC, South Main Street & Route 20, Evans

Grand Island
Assumption RC, Whitehaven Road
Maple Grove, Stony Point Road at Whitehaven Road
St. Stephen's RC, Baseline Road - Church Office (716) 773-7647
Staley (Family), West River Road between Staley & Whitehaven Roads
Trinity Evangelical United Methodist, 2100 Whitehaven Road
Whitehaven, East River & Whitehaven Roads

Hillcrest, Abbott & Bay View Roads, Armor - Office (716) 649-8338
Lakeside Memorial Park, 4973 Rogers Road - Office (716) 649-5507
Prospect Lawn, Pierce Avenue, Water Valley - Office (716) 646-3630
Prospect Park - removed to Prospect Lawn
St. Peter & Paul RC, East Main & Hunt Streets, Hamburg - Church Rectory
    (716) 649-2765

Holland Protestant, Route 16, Holland
Humphrey, Route 16, Holland
Hunters Creek - Note:  also records
New St. Joseph's RC, Route 16, Holland - Church Office (716) 537-9988
Old St. Joseph's RC, Route 16, Holland - Church Office (716) 537-9988

Bergold Site (Egelston), Genesee Street near No. 6030, Lancaster
Bowmansville, Genesee Street & Transit Road, Bowmansville - note:  1830-1926
    interments only
Dixon/Dinson/Van Way, 6353 Genesee Street near Ransom Road
Halstead, Genesee Street, Lancaster
Helwig/Helwick Site
Idszardi, Peppermint Road near Pavement
Lancaster Rural, Cemetery Road at Broadway - Office (716) 681-8419 - early
    settlers only; in progress
New St. Adalbert's RC, 6200 Broadway - Office (716) 681-3090
Peppermint Road (Vinecke), Peppermint Road
Powers Site, Genesee Street near Gunville Road
Riedel, 6270 Genesee Street - no gravestones extant in 1967
Sacred Heart RC, Genesee Street, Bowmansville - in progress
St. Augustine RC, Cemetery Road at Broadway - Office (716) 683-5031
St. Mary's RC, St. Mary's Street
Sturm Site, Columbia Avenue
Stutter, Pleasant View Drive near Central Avenue
Warner Family, Warner Road near Columbia Avenue
Wheelock-Hull (Wolf), Genesee Street & Pavement Road (behind Warren Hull

Maple Rest, Porterville & Two Rod Roads, Porterville
Maplewood, East Avenue & Two Rod Road, Marilla
Marilla (Evergreen) - Two Rod Road, Marilla

Eldred - in progress
Evergreen Lawn
German Methodist, St. John & Franklin Streets behind church, Akron
Ledge Lawn, Route 5 (Main Street) at Haven Road
Maple Lawn, St. John & Franklin Streets, Akron
Mount Olive
Ridge Lawn, Route 5 - transcribed by Glenn Atwell
St. Teresa's RC, Bloomingdale Road
South Newstead

North Collins
Cemetery, Sisson Highway, North Collins
Hicksite, Route 62
Holy Spirit, Shirley Road & Route 62
Marshfield Burying Ground, Route 75 & Marshfield Road - lot owners only
North Collins, Route 62, North Collins
Old Quaker, North Quaker & Wilcox Roads
Quaker, Route 62, North Collins
St. Martin RC, Sisson Highway, Langford
St. Mary's, New Oregon

Orchard Park
Baker, Milestrip & Baker Roads
Chestnut Ridge, Chestnut Ridge between Gartman & Ward Roads - partially
Cole Road, Cole & Ward Roads
Duells Corners, South Buffalo Street, Duells Corners - partially transcribed
Elisha Smith (Dr.), near Duells Armor Road
Ezekiel Smith, Bunting Road, Hamburg
Hudson, Barker & Milestrip Roads
Michael, behind 3057 Southwestern Boulevard
Nativity of Our Lord RC
Quaker, East Quaker Street & Freeman Road, village - partially transcribed
Sheldon Family, Abbott Road at Rich Stadium (Gate 7)
Smith Family, California & Duerr Roads
Wasson Family, North Freeman & Buffalo Roads
Woodlawn, Buffalo Street, village - Office (716) 662-3714

Butler's Private Lot - see Sardinia Cemetery
Cemetery, Route 39, Creek & Middle Roads
Old Sardinia, Route 39 - partially transcribed
Pratham Road (early settlers), Pratham Road
Pratham Road (RC), Pratham Road - surnames only
Protection, Vermont Hill Road, Protection
RC Cemetery, Pratham & Allen Roads
Sardinia - partially transcribed
Sardinia Rural, Genesee & Savage Roads

Elmlawn, Brighton Road & Delaware Avenue - Office (716) 876-8131
Faling (Zimmerman), Delaware Road & Harding Avenue
Mt. Olivet RC, Brighton Road & Delaware Avenue - Office (716) 873-6500
North Bush Chapel RC (St. John's), Englewood & Highland Avenues - names only
St. Christopher's RC - now site of out-door masses; no records at church
St. Paul's
St. Peter's German Evangelical, Knoche Road between Delaware & Elmwood Avenues
Werkley, Eggert Road north of Sheridan Drive

Bleakhouse, Wales Center
Carpenter Family (private), Route 78, Hunters Creek & Woodchuck Roads
Evergreen, Four Rod Road at Water Street, Wales Center - veterans only
Goodleberg, Goodleberg, Vermont Hill & Hunters Creek Roads
Holmes Hill, Vermont Hill & Center Line Roads - veterans, lot holders, and partial transcriptions; also transcribed by Glenn Atwell
Hunters Creek, Hunters Creek Road near Church Street
Ingalls, Hunters Creek & Fish Hill Roads
Old Haven, Center Line Road near Creek Road, Wales Hollow
South Wales, Route 16 & Warner Hill Road, South Wales - veterans only
Wales Center, Route 20A & Hunters Creek Road, Wales Center - veterans and partial transcriptions
Wales Hollow, East Creek & Center Line Roads, Wales Hollow

West Seneca
Angle Road Community Church, East-West & Leydecker Roads
Blossom Methodist, Seneca Creek Road, Blossom
Ebenezer (Pioneer), Union & Center Roads, Ebenezer
Ebenezer Society, burial records for three cemeteries:
    Gardenville -now site of Island Park picnic grounds
    Lower Ebenezer, 745 Main Street
    St. Paul's Lutheran, Blossom Road west of Transit Road
Fourteen Holy Helpers RC, South Avenue, Gardenville
Lein Road, Lein Road near Center Road, behind fire hall
Main Street (Ebenezer Society Reformed Church & Methodist), Main Street &
    Mill Road, Ebenezer
Mt. Hope, Washington Street, Center & Union Roads
St. John's, Creek & Union Roads
St. John's Lutheran, Line Road & Seneca Street, West Seneca
St. Mathew's Protestant, Clinton & French Roads - Office (716) 822-1960
St. Paul's Lutheran, Blossom Road -   partially transcribed
St. Peter's, Orchard Park & Reserve Roads, West Seneca
Trinity Lutheran, Orchard Park & Reserve Roads, West Seneca

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