Month: October 2020

S 10th St Corner Cleanup

Recently, a general cleanup was completed along with the resetting of thirteen headstones in and around this front corner area of the cemetery adjacent to Section 11A. This work is a continuance of our effort to clean up and improve upon not only our South 10th Street landscape, but the overall cemetery appearance as well.

Steigele Civil War Vet

JNO Steigele was born about 1823 in Germany and married his wife Christina in 1854 in Newark. They both worked as Tailors and raised one son. He served as a Private in the Civil War from 1863 to 1865 in Company “G” of the 35th NJ Infantry Regiment. He fought in the Western Campaign which included battles in Vicksburg, throughout…