This site is dedicated to all those resting peacefully here,  they may not be with us now, but they will always be remembered in our hearts.
As you walk thru this beautiful and peaceful place, you will come upon some of the most important names in Brooklyn history.  Some of the founding fathers of Flatlands and Canarsie are among the many interments here:
Baisley, Bennett, Davis, Denton, Duryea, Gosline, Hawxhurst, Hegeman, Johnson, Lott, Mathews, Morrison, McCrodden, Quaritius, Remsen, Ryder, Schenk, Skidmore, Stilwell, Von Ahnen, Van Houten and Voorhis are some of the prominent family names that settled in Flatlands, Canarsie and Gravesend.
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Canarsie Cemetery as it appeared about 1942.
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1370 Remsen Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11236
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In 1843 John Remsen donated land to the town of Flatlands
to be used as a burial ground located off Church Lane.
(formerly known as "The Road to Lotts' House").
It was later called the "Canarsie Cemetery".
Canarsie Cemetery as it appears Sept. 2002
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For more information on the LOTT family and Canarsie, Flatlands and
other Brooklyn areas history and records please visit my other site
"The Lott Family in Brooklyn"
For more information on other interments please check out these sites:

"FIND-A-GRAVE"

Interment.net

Greenwood Cemetery Burial Search


This page was last updated on: March 31, 2012
Many THANKS to Carlos & Tony for all of your help!
Canarsie Cemetery
A piece of Brooklyn history...
A few of the remaining Gate Rails
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Click photo to see a couple of surprise visitors to the cemetery on Sept. 4th !!
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Note: As of 2011 this cemetery is owned and operated by Cypress Hills Cemetery..