First United Methodist Cemetery, Mays Landing, Atlantic County, NJ

First United Methodist Cemetery is located at 6011 Main Street, Mays Landing, Atlantic County, New Jersey.   Thne graveyard is very small, holding less than 100 burials.   Many of the markers have worn away and are no longer legible.   In fact, there are only about two dozen which can be read at all.   We photographed these and transcribed them as best we could.   Many of the dates are difficult to discern so please do not rely on our transcription but rather use the transcription and photographs as a starting point to research these individuals.   The transcription of these is listed below.   To view the photograph of each, just click on the link provided.


  • Pennington, Margaretta (wife of Samuel Pennington; dau of William and R???? Treem) ~~ died May 2, 1856, aged 21 yrs, 8 mo and 3 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Rape, Capt Nicholas ~~ died Aug 8, 1822 or 32?, aged 78 yrs, 9 mo and 22 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Rape, Sarah H. ~~ died Oct 7, 1836, aged 1 mo and 13 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Bowen, Sarah S. ~~ died Dec ?, aged 51 yrs, and ?   Tombstone Photograph

  • Bowen, Jesse H., esq. ~~ died Jun 25, 1845, aged 50 yrs, 7 mo and 24 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Austin, Joseph ~~ died May 23, 1864, aged 28 yrs and ? mo   Tombstone Photograph

  • Pennington, Sarah Hollingshouc? (dau of Phineas and Elizabeth Pennington) ~~ died Aug 29, 1836, aged 4 mo and 2 days -   Tombstone Photograph

  • Walker, John D., esq. (son of L. M. and C. W. Walker) ~~ dates and age not legible   Tombstone Photograph

  • Walker, Lewis M. ~~ born Aug 16, 1791 (Oley Twp, Berks Co., PA) - died Nov 4, 1872; resided in NJ since 1811   Tombstone Photograph

  • Penn?, Andrew J. ~~ Oct 12, 1?07   Tombstone Photograph

  • Steelman, Joicy ~~ died Jan 15, 1860, aged 54 yrs and 15 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Steelman, Job ~~ died Dec 6, 1848, aged 47 yrs, 3 mo and 15 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Adams, Lovina (wife of Jacob Adams) ~~ Dec 22, 1795 - Jan 1, 1861   Tombstone Photograph

  • Adams, Jacob ~~ Jun 11, 1792 - Oct 8, 1851   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, William, sr. ~~ Dec 25, 1759 - Nov 31?, 1847   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, Ann ~~ died May 9, 1842, aged 76 yrs and 5 days   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, Frederick (son of Alexander S. and Catharine Taylor) ~~ Jul 2, 1831 - Nov 23, 1847   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, Catharine (wife of ?) ~~ died Feb ?, 1852   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, Alex ~~ Apr 7, 1802 - Dec 8, 1855?   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor, Ann Gramer (dau of Alex and Cath Taylor) ~~ Nov 23, 1833 - Jul 9, 1854   Tombstone Photograph

  • Taylor?, Margaret ~~ -   Tombstone Photograph

  • Souden, mary (wife of James Souden) ~~ died Sep 4, 1853, aged 65 yrs   Tombstone Photograph