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Wreaths across America

The graves of Past Master Thomas Anderson and his wife Letitia  (American Revolutionary War Quartermaster and member of the Ladies of Trenton, respectively) at the Old Newton Burial Ground, Wreaths Across America Remembrance  Service 2017

Join us on Saturday, December 15th 2018 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm as we honor our Veterans with the Wreaths Across America program.

Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations across the United States, at sea and abroad.

Again this year there is a local remembrance at the Old Newton Burial Ground in Newton, NJ.   We will be laying wreaths at the graves of Veterans (and Patriots) serving during the:


Revolutionary War

Thomas Anderson (WM Harmony Lodge No 8 F&AM 1788-91, 1795-97, 1800-05)

John Couse

Matthew Davis

John Drake

Samuel Harden

Jacob Hendershot

John Holmes (WM Harmony Lodge No 8 F&AM 1792)

Henry Johnson

Richard Lloyd

Theodorus Polhemus

Letitia Anderson (Ladies of Trenton)



Pennsylvania Insurrection of 1794

John Potter



Quasi-War with France

William Thornton Anderson



War with Tripoli

Thomas Oakley Anderson



War of 1812

John Cummins Cox

Grant Fitch

James Inglis

John Conover Lane

Vancleve Moore

Thomas Coxe Ryerson



Civil War

Evi Dayton Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Benjamin Booth

Samuel Brooks

Newman Chambers

Lorenzo Cummins

Isaac J. Durling

Gersham W. Gillam

George Van Tile Griggs

Robert Armstrong Haggerty

George T. Hendershot

John S. Hendershot

Peter M. Hendershot

James Polk Knox

John Polk Knox

Levi DeWitt Miller

William A. Moshier

William Flack Robbins

Henry J. Rudd

Henry Ogden Ryerson

Ira Beach Stewart

Hampton S. Wilson



This special event is hosted by the Sussex County Historical Society with support provided by Harmony Lodge No.8, F&AM, Col. John Rosenkrans Chapter,  New Jersey Society Sons of the American Revolution and other notable participants.