Jeffer's Lane Cemetery Walking Tour
Walking Tour of the Jeffers Lane Cemetery
There is no up to date plot map of this Cemetery. The following is a walking tour of the Cemetery. It begins at the South entrance from the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank property.
The graveyard breaks down into four sections:
1) West Fence: Row of gravestone s along the West fence.with a few gravestones located towards the center of the Cemetery. Gravestones are numbered from South to North, starting with 1 at southern most point of west fence. This area includes gravestones 1- 29.
2) North Fence: One row along North fence with one set of graves (Goepper) set back from fence. Numbers continued from end of North section and run north-west to north-east. (Downhill). This area includes gravestones 30- 42.
3) East Section: A scattering of graves including some areas with large stones and slate eroded gravestones which probably represent Native American burials. Numbers continue from North-east corner to South-East corner, picking up scattered graves as logically as possible. This area includes gravestones 43- 52.
4) South Section: This area contains the most graves and they are spread out in a wider area. The numbers start at Moses Jeffers grave at South-East corner and climb uphill. The area includes graves 53-79