Hecktown, Lower Nazarteh, Northampton County, Pa.
Below: The cemetery's northern half still contains grave markers.
All markers from the cemetery's older section (where John Boorem and family were buried) have been removed.
Below: this dedication marker stands at the entrance to the cemetery's older section
And this roster board lists members of the Boorem family who were buried in the Dryland Cemetery, including John Boorem I (1771-1810), his wife Catherine (1774-1850), and their son Jacob (1799-1856), and his wife Catherine, (1797-1868). Records from the Dryland church also indicate that John & Catherine's infant children Sarah and Joseph are also buried here.
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