Jamestown Cemetery

Find Jamestown New York cemeteries, memorial parks, mausoleums, graveyards, gravesites, graves or mortuaries. Cemeteries provide information on funerals and burial services including internment, headstones and grave markers, burial grounds, cemetery plots, vaults, crypts, as well as burial records for national, state,.

Jamestown Holy Cross Cemetery 1 West Oak Hill Road Jamestown NY 14701 716-484-3492

Jamestown Lake View Cemetery Association 907 Lakeview Avenue Jamestown NY 14701 716-665-3206

About Jamestown Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jamestown, NY are burial grounds where cultural, ethnic, or religious burial observations and rituals are practiced. Public Cemeteries in Jamestown make their plots available to the general public. Jamestown Private Cemeteries restrict their use based on religious affiliation, family, ethnicity, or some other group identifier. Military Cemeteries in are generally restricted to veterans and other individuals who have served in the armed forces. In some cases, family members of veterans may also be buried in Military Cemeteries.

Interested parties may contact Cemeteries for questions about:
  • Finding a cemetery near you
  • Jamestown Public and Private Cemeteries
  • Military Cemeteries in Jamestown
  • Information about funerals and burials
  • Jamestown burial records and gravesite history
Jamestown Burial Records

Jamestown burial records, which are of interest to genealogists and family researchers, are available as public records. Burial records for individuals buried in Jamestown may be obtained from the office of the Jamestown Cemetery where that burial took place. The government may provide these records at the Offices of the Cemetery, Parks and Public Works Departments.

Public Cemeteries in Jamestown, NY

Public Cemeteries may be owned by the government, or they may be privately owned. They are open to the public and generate most of their revenue from the sale of individual burial plots, gravesites, and mausoleums in Jamestown, New York. Government-owned Cemeteries may also be partially funded by the operating budget of Jamestown. The operation and maintenance of government-owned Cemeteries in Jamestown is usually the responsibility of the Parks Department or Public Works Department.

Jamestown Private Cemeteries

New York Public Cemeteries that are privately owned include Cemeteries owned by Jamestown businesses and non-profit organizations, such as churches. A Cemetery owned by a church or other religious institution may be considered a Public Cemetery if it is open to the general public. Many Cemeteries are owned by small, Jamestown based businesses. However, a growing number are owned by a handful of large, national companies. In these cases, a local Jamestown business is often retained as the operator of the Cemetery.

Cemetery Operations

The licensing and operation of Cemeteries is regulated by New York State. The location of Public Cemeteries is regulated by local ordinances and zoning rules. New York State requires Jamestown Public Cemeteries to establish an endowment or other fund for the perpetual care and maintenance of the Cemetery. A certain portion of each burial plot sale must be designated for the future care and maintenance of the Cemetery grounds. These requirements are intended to ensure that funds are available to maintain the Cemetery even after all of the burial plots have been sold. New York may also regulate service fees charged by Jamestown Cemeteries.