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Friends of Abandoned Cemeteries, Inc. S.I.

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.

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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: [email protected]

We are accumulating a burial list for the ALMS HOUSE/NYC FARM COLONY if you have an ancestor buried there please notify [email protected] thank you.

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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.