MIDWAY GREEN CEMETERY
ABERDEEN, NEW JERSEY



Midway Green Cemetery is located on Reids Hill Road, also known as Block 85 Lot 28, and is directly across from Union Prospect Cemetery. Wicker Memorial Baptist Church at 180 Greenwood Road, Morganville, New Jersey, (732) 591-9226, maintains 240+ graves on the 3.75 acres. Several gravestones are broken, toppled, buried or illegible. Some older gravestones are hand carved. Some graves have no gravestones but are marked by small aluminum courtesy markers supplied by local funeral homes. The oldest gravestone is dated 1897. As of September 18, 1998, the most recent burial was August, 1998.
Aberdeen Township Historian Edward Fitzgerald is of the opinion that all burials in this cemetery are African Americans.

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1. Anderson, James B. 5/17/1931 10/1997 SSgt US Air Force Korea
2. Anderson, Jane E. Baird 1909 1973
3. Anderson, Joseph Bert, Jr. 1903 1960
4. Anderson, Lucy 1878 1963
5. Anthony, Ernest 1886 1912 same stone with Matilda Anthony
6. Anthony, Ernest W. 12/23/1909 9/15/1984 Sgt US Army WWII
7. Anthony, Harold W. 1/5/1913 9/26/1948 NJ Sgt II ASF Tng Ctr WWII
8. Anthony, Matilda 1887 no date same stone with Ernest Anthony
9. Anthony, Robert 1915 1976
10. Anthony?, _ _/28/1891 5/11/1989 daughter of _?; toppled, near Anthony
11. Arnold, Sharrieff Hussan 1/7/1974 1/16/1996 Childs FH
12. Artis, Madelyn 1909 1994 Bedle FH
13. Austin, Blessie M. 5/22/1892 7/1979 of Matawan
14. Austin, M. T., Reverend
15. Bagwell, George D. 3/4/1927 NJ Pvt US Army
16. Bailey, Journey 9/1/1883 8/1962 NJ Pfc 824 Co Trans Corps WWI
17. Baird, Estella 1892 1952 wife of Frederick Baird
18. Baird, Frederick D. 1900 1937 same stone with John Baird
19. Baird, James M. 1914 1930
20. Baird, John M. 1891 1934 same stone with Frederick Baird
21. Baird, Mable V. no date 1910
22. Becton, Annie M. Leigh 9/19/1906 2/3/1997
23. Brandon, Otha, Sr. 3/10/1908 4/15/1995 husband of Trudy Brandon
24. Brandon, Trudy 11/17/1920 11/18/1966 wife of Otha Brandon, Sr.
25. Bryant, Edwin D. 1882 1957 same stone with Lola Bryant
26. Bryant, Lola 1879 1963 sane stone with Edwin Bryant
27. Causby, Catherine L. 10/27/1926 12/1971 of Matawan
28. Causby, Debbie L. 1959 1959 infant
29. Causby, Edward D. 5/30/1883 3/8/1964 same stone with Minnie Causby
30. Causby, Joseph 11/25/1922 3/29/1991 of Matawan; Childs FH
31. Causby, Louis B., Sr. 1904 1982 Bedle FH
32. Causby, Minnie L. 2/6/1885 4/29/1967 same stone with Edward Causby
33. Causby, Tarby 1911 1960
34. Chatmon, Fannie M. 10/14/1935 1/18/1998 of Matawan; Childs FH
35. Conover, Catherine 1838 1/29/1907 toppled
36. Conover, Charlie 1857 1915 toppled
37. Conover, John R. 6/15/1895 12/2/1971 NJ Pvt Co B 428 Service BN WWI
38. Conover, Simon, Jr. 4/19/1896 9/27/1948 NJ Pvt Btry D 350 Field Arty WWI
39. Coppock, Sarah L. 1/25/1940 10/15/1995
40. Creed, Derek L. 2/1/1971 6/26/1996
41. Creed, George D. 8/15/1895 10/19/1972 NJ Pvt Co D 369 Inf WWI
42. Creed, Hylda Ann 5/23/1896 2/4/1972 same stone with George Creed
43. Cruise, Catherine no date 1910
44. Dandridge, Vardon B. 8/24/1910 3/25/1984 TEC5 US Army WWII
45. Davis, Charles 8/31/1949 12/1970
46. Davis, David R. 5/9/1962 7/14/1993
47. Davis, Hazel 1905 1971 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson
48. Davis, James D. 1950 1961 11 yrs. old; Days FH
49. Davis, Verrel H. 7/2/1919 1/4/1964 Florida TEC5 1938 OM Truck Co WWII
50. Davis, William 1900 1962 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson
51. Delma__, William age 44, stone broken, toppled
52. Dennis, George Holmes no date no date
53. Doles, Lucy E. 9/25/1977 5/12/1990 toppled
54. Edmond, George, Sr. 1907 1980
55. Edwards, Douglas S. 11/181946 11/15/1995 of Neptune; US Army Vietnam
56. Faugell?, Janie 1975
57. Fenn, Kayreean 2/13/1934 11/1982 of Alabama & Freehold; sister, daughter
58. Fenn, Melvin B. 11/16/1947 3/6/1968 NJ Pfc Co A 3BN 187 Inf 101 Abn Div Vietnam
59. Forman, Emmo 8/6/1957 hand carved
60. Foy, Leroy D. 6 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.
61. Foy, Serena 10 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.
62. Foy, Shaun 4 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Grimes; Unity FH.
63. Gatson, Samuel 1907 1966 same stone with Sarah Gatson
64. Gatson, Sarah 1911 1980 same stone with Samuel Gatson
65. Gibson, Donnie 8/11/1904 12/31/1979
66. Goldwire, Harry 2/15/1920 2/13/1994
67. Grimes, Lakeisha 2 yrs. old; near Yarbrough and Foy; Unity FH.
68. Gumbs, Beatrice 5/28/1905 9/17/1971
69. Gumbs, Edith 1885 1935
70. Gumbs, Leonard H. 1960 1994 son, husband, father; guitar carved
71. Gumbs, Nathan E. 1887 1964
72. Gumbs, Nathan O. 7/6/1916 1/10/1993 TEC3 US Army
73. Guthridge, Arthur, Jr. 1929 1985
74. Guthridge, Arthur, Sr. 6/22/1906 3/23/1977 TEC5 US Army WWII; of Alabama & Matawan
75. Guthridge, Rosie P. 1910 1964 mother
76. Hall, Irvina D. 1/8/1904 4/1/1970
77. Hall, Juanita Long 11/6/1901 2/28/1968 actress portrayed Blood Mary in "South Pacific".
78. Hall, Simon P. 5/18/1910 7/1997 husband, father, of Matawan & Alabama
79. Hampton, Ann M. 1833 1939 same stone with Alonzo Willis
80. Hampton, David H. no date no date Co F 127 USC Inf.
81. Hannon, Lafayette 1/26/1924 NJ St3 USNR WWII
82. Harris, Rosie B. 1935 1968 daughter (of Guthridge)
83. Harrison, Samuel J. 1881 1940 husband
84. Harville, _ no date no date child
85. Harville, Elnora 5/31/1931 7/1979 of Matawan
86. Haskins, Joe Lee 7/12/1907 1993 of Matawan; Childs FH
87. Henderson, Samuel L. 3/9/1915 6/1972 of North Carolina; of Matawan; husband and father
88. Hendrickson, Robert 9/25/1913 2/21/1967 NJ Sgt Btry C 933AAA AW BN WWII
89. Hicks, Sarah B. 3/1/1893 11/29/1969 wife & mother
90. Hilyon, Alice Lyon 1869 1948 wife of Richard Hilyon
91. Hilyon, Irene T. 1827 1907
92. Hilyon, Richard 1871 1944 husband of Alice Hilyon
93. Hodges, Emilty Z. 8/17/1908 4/12/1983 US Army WWII
94. Hodges, Julia 7/20/1920 5/30/1994 of Eatontown; Childs FH
95. Hollis, Isadore 1932 1983 same stone with Lula Hollis
96. Hollis, Lula 1927 1991 same stone with Isadore Hollis
97. Holloway, George S. 5/9/1936 7/1979 of Keansburg
98. Holmes, _ 1989 Childs FH
99. Holmes, Christine M. 1896 1966
100. Holmes, Edith O. 7/22/1912 9/1916
101. Holmes, Edward Thomas, Sr. 12/22/1886 3/24/1925
102. Holmes, Elise V. 9/19/1909 no date
103. Holmes, Eugene, Sr. 1932 1984 Pfc US Army Korea
104. Holmes, Harold P., Sr. 3/14/1894 5/30/1961 NJ Pvt Co L 63 Pioneer Inf WWI
105. Holmes, Laura E. 2/29/1888 3/28/1931
106. Holmes, Paul, Sr. 5/24/1920 12/27/1971 NJ Sc3 USN WWII
107. Holmes, Stanley, Sr. 5/27/1906 8/18/1960
108. Homes, Charles no date no date same stone with May Homes
109. Homes, May no date no date same stone with Charles Homes
110. Horsley, Andrew J. 6/27/1900 11/1982 of Englishtown; husband of Ruby Rucker
111. Horsley, Ruby Rucker 2/7/1907 1/1981 of Englishtown; wife of Andrew Horsley
112. Hunley, Ruby M. 7/18/1904 11/1986 of Englishtown
113. Hutcheson, Joseph Thomas 11/14/1921 12/31/1950 NJ Yeo USNR WWII
114. Hyman, Charles L. 2/19/1932 12/1980 A1C US Air Force Korea
115. Jackson, Alix Olivia 1924 1958
116. Jackson, Henry 1859 1931
117. Jackson, John 1905 1952 stone toppled
118. James, John R. 3/13/1920 8/22/1955 NJ TEC5 154 QM Bakery Co WWII
119. Jefferson, Lottie Moore 7/17/1900 1/30/1989 mother, of Matawan
120. Johnson, James J. 6/15/1870 10/7/1962 same stone with Mary Johnson
121. Johnson, Mary D. 1/7/1875 8/28/1970 same stone with James Johnson
122. Jones, Percy C. "Carpenter" 2/8/1927 9/27/1995
123. Kirkland, Gypsie Faye 2/9/1877 10/20/1957
124. Knox, John T. 1894 no date fenced; husband of Maud Mallory Knox
125. Knox, Maud Mallory 1896 1957 fenced; wife of John T. Knox
126. Laing, Fred 10/12/1893 2/1986 of Englishtown; husband of Mattie Laing
127. Laing, Joseph E. 11/18/1934 11/17/1983
128. Laing, Mattie 9/16/1896 6/1975 of Englishtown; wife of Fred Laing
129. Lane, Bertha 1881 1961 same stone with Lewis Lane
130. Lane, Lewis 1878 1938 same stone with Bertha Lane
131. Lee, Leslie C. 10/8/1962 7/21/1995 daughter, sister, aunt
132. Long, Abram H. 1863 1937 husband
133. Long, Eleanor S. 9/8/1900 10/2/1962
134. Long, George 1916 1929
135. Long, Horace V. 7/16/1899 3/1981 Pvt US Army WWI; of Hazlet & NY
136. Long, William Edward 4/24/1894 5/10/1939 NY Pvt US Army WWI
137. Major, Calvin C. 7/5/1911 1/22/1976 NJ TEC5 663 Ord Ammo Co WWII
138. McElroy, Montika 1969 1989 Days FH
139. McGuire, George 6/6/1889 11/5/1953 Pvt 56 Co 153 Depot Brig WWI
140. McKenzie, _ 1980 baby
141. McKnight, Mary M. 12/26/1912 12/14/1988 of Matawan
142. McKnight, Willie L. 1914 1988 Bedle FH
143. Mingo, John Henry 10/26/1892 11/20/1970 Georgia Pvt 157 Depot Brig WWII
144. Morris, Munford 1900 1942
145. Morris, Samuel 5/15/1897 10/28/1949 Virginia Pvt 808 Pioneer Inf WWI
146. Motley, Anthony Will 3/5/1966 12/22/1991
147. Motley, Geanetta 4/9/1906 9/5/1949
148. Motley, Marion 4/20/1955 10/19/1995 James FH
149. Murphy, Theresa Richardson no date 4/16/1940
150. Newman, Kenneth George 4/16/1970 9/29/1991 Spc US Army
151. Page, Bernice 1918 1951 same stone with Richard & Mattie Page
152. Page, Mattie 1881 1950 same stone with Richard & Bernice Page
153. Page, Richard 1880 1941 same stone with Mattie & Bernice Page
154. Pierce, Myra Lynn 1976 1982 6 yrs. old
155. Postell, Charles E. 6/23/1951 7/1/1990 son & brother
156. Postell, Eddie, Sr. 5/15/1925 8/3/1998
157. Price, James 10/12/1926 1/22/1990 US Army WWII
158. Rice, DeWitt, Sr. 1902 1987 same stone with Mattie F. Rice
159. Rice, G. David 1925 no date same stone with Mildred Rice
160. Rice, G. W.
161. Rice, Mattie F. 1909 no date same stone with DeWitt Rice Sr.
162. Rice, Mattie F. 5/1/1909 12/1992 of Matawan; Childs FH
163. Rice Mildred 1925 no date same stone with G. David Rice
164. Rice, Morris 3/19/1900 2/18/1965 Railroad Retirement
165. Rice, T.
166. Richardson, Alfred Y., Jr. 3/29/1906 10/27/1955
167. Richardson, Pearline 11/18/1903 9/1981 wife of Sylvester Richardson; of Englishtown
168. Richardson, Sylvester 8/11/1906 11/11/1965 NJ Pfc HQ Det Sec II Deml WWII
169. Richardson, W. E. no date no date Midway Cemetery Trustee
170. Riley, Mary 8/22/1869 8/25/1947 mother
171. Roberts, Dora Davis 1877 1968 fenced, same stone with Davis & Wilson
172. Robinson, Charles P. 1/20/1952 8/20/1995 of Matawan
173. Robinson, G. David 1923 1992 same stone with Sadie Robinson
174. Robinson, John Henry 4/6/1893 11/24/1966 NJ Pvt US Army WWI
175. Robinson, Pollie 1871 1945 mother
176. Robinson, Ronald Roy 1949 1988
177. Robinson, Sadie B. 1923 no date same stone with G. David Robinson
178. Royster, Robert 5/20/1917 9/14/1946 NJ Pfc 312 Port Co TC WWII
179. Russell, Celeste Kim 6/11/1953 8/1979 of Hazlet; same stone with William Russell
180. Russell, D. W.
181. Russell, G. D. 1955
182. Russell, George W. 1/26/1908 1/1957 same stone with Helene E. Russell
183. Russell, Helene E. 1911 1996 same stone with George Russell
184. Russell, Robert A. 1/8/1932 10/23/1954 NJ A1C 6510 Air Police Squad
185. Russell, William 6/7/1930 2/1982 of Englishtown; same stone with Celeste Kim Russell
186. Russell, William F. 6/7/1930 2/27/1982 US Air Force Korea
187. Schanck, Catherine 1895 1919 mother
188. Schanck, Ethel Davis 1882 1914 fenced, same stone with Roberts & Wilson
189. Schanck, Mary H. Shemo 1875 1947 wife of William Schanck
190. Schanck, Modjeska 12/21/1898 1/21/1993 of Matawan
191. Schanck, William 1869 1955 husband of Mary H. Shemo Schanck
192. Schanck, William A. 4/16/1946 7/8/1973 NJ Sgt US Army Vietnam
193. Schanck, William L. 1919 1969 Day FH
194. Scott, James, Reverend 1894 1962
195. Scott, Lestiner, Reverend 12/25/1914 1/7/1980
196. Scott, Lloyd L. 1990 Childs FH
197. Shermo, Edward alias Edwin Snow @1839 8/2/1927 Civil War Veteran; toppled
198. Simmons, Annie Hancock 1865 1923
199. Simmons, Cathleen 1849 1910 same stone with James & Eva Simmons
200. Simmons, Eva Crouse 1869 1940 wife of James Simmons
201. Simmons, James 1868 1948 husband of Eva Crouse Simmons
202. Simmons, Mabel 1892 1940 same stone with James & Eva Simmons
203. Simmons, Minnie J. 1884 1940
204. Simmons, Reuben 1870 1938
205. Simmons, Sally Morris 1895 1940
206. Smith, Ella no date 8/15/1912 mother
207. Smith, Frank 1/28/1887 3/1/1897 10 yrs. old.
208. Talbott, Arneatest 5/23/1937 8/17/1963 daughter; same stone as Robert Talbott, Jr.
209. Talbott, Lanita 1962 no date same stone as Robert Talbott, Jr.
210. Talbott, Robert, Jr. 1960 no date same stone as Lanita Talbott
211. Taylor, William 1888 1976
212. Tisdale, Jaylen A. 1995 1995 infant
213. Tisdale, Jordan E. 1995 1995 infant
214. Underwood, Mary 10/27/1896 1/4/1965 wife of Will Underwood
215. Underwood, Will 1/8/1888 10/19/1964 husband of Mary Underwood
216. Van, Harvey, Sr. 12/25/1909 11/30/1995 James FH
217. Walters, George William alias Billy Lane 1923 1996 Bedle FH, with other Lane burials
218. Walton, Lena B. 11/26/1884 2/25/1978
219. Ward, John 1/8/1898 4/15/1965
220. Washington, Minnie Lee 10/10/1915 6/1986 of Englishtown
221. Washington, Sallie 9/2/1900 7/1972 mother; of Matawan & Tennessee
222. Wesley, Thomas 7/7/1928 3/2/1964 NJ Cpl US Army WWII Korea
223. West, Harry 1876 1928
224. Wicker, George 1902 1963
225. Wicker, Martha E. 1853 1930 same stone with Thomas I. Wicker
226. Wicker, Thomas I. 1854 1939 same stone with Martha E. Wicker
227. Williams, Charlie Mae Motley 1945 1972
228. Williams, Foreen, Sr. 3/25/1921 10/21/1994 of Matawan & Georgia
229. Williams, Garfield 1882 1920
230. Williams, Lucy Simmons 1925
231. Williams, Mrs. Louise 11/6/1896 10/16/1930 stone toppled
232. Willis, Alonzo 10/17/1876 7/1/1959 NJ App1 USN Spanish-American War, husband of Emma E. Willis
233. Willis, Catherine 1849 1931
234. Willis, Emma E. 1882 1951
235. Willis, Phillip 5/30/1916 12/18/1957 NJ S1 USNR WWII
236. Willis, Rose Bell 4/10/1922 5/1/1994
237. Wilson, Cora M. 11/9/1903 5/1982 fenced; of Matawan; Bedle FH
238. Wood, Calvin S. Sr., Reverend 11/13/1928 1/1983 of Virginia & Matawan; pastor of Wicker Memorial Baptist Church 1962-1983
239. Wood, Garland B. 3/10/1922 9/10/1994 of Matawan; Childs FH
240. Woodruff, John 7/9/1895 11/30/1948 NJ MA1 USNR WWI
241. Yarbrough, Kanisha 1977 1985 8 yrs. old; near Foy & Grimes; Unity FH.


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