FACSI relies on donations and grants to continue with the care, restoration and seasonal maintenance of 11 Staten Island Cemeterires dating from 1690 through 1979. Please make a tax deductive donation today to: FACSI, 158 Myrtle Avenue, S.I., N.Y. 10310.
You can also donate via PayPal.
Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries currently maintains the following Staten Island Abandoned sites: Trinity, Staten Island, Fountain, Van Street, Lake, Silvie's, Merrell, Sylvan, Old Clove Baptist, Blazing Star, Hillside. We participate in the care of: Forgotten Acre and Marine Hospital Quarantine (1799-1858).
We have transcribed many S.I. cemetery records they are available for FREE genealogy research on the Richmond County Genealogy website at:
For the complete list of transcribed Dempsey and Sons Funeral Home records, Staten Island AND Bayonne, NJ visit:
FACSI has transcribed St. Mary of the Assumption Cemetery records, inquiries to: SICemetery@aol.com
We are accumulating a burial list for the ALMS HOUSE/NYC FARM COLONY if you have an ancestor buried there please notify SICemetery@aol.com thank you.
On line FACSI brochure: http://www.6tocelebrate.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/HDC-Guide-StatenIslandCemeteries.pdf
Please visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Abandoned-Cemeteries-of-Staten-Island-FACSI/158775687492624?ref=tn_tnmn
We have designed a durable inexpensive grave marker which can go on any grave site and are custom made to include photo's, contact FACSI for further information.
Looking for a private cemetery to film your upcoming movie or TV show? FACSI offers 4 separate and unique cemeteries for filming. The cemeteries are private and secure locations, in good general condition and vary in size and style. Reasonable…Read More »
FACSI produces its own inexpensive grave markers. The below picture is a custom marker that we just completed for a family who recently discovered an ancestors unmarked grave of 5 children. FACSI markers can be customized to include photo's... and…Read More »
Lynn Rogers is proud of her work and is not concerned that she receives no recognition from those whose stories she unveils. Not that they could sing her praises â€” they are all dead. Ms. Rogers is the caretaker of 11 cemeteries on Staten Island…Read More »