ImageLocated on the north side of Hallock Lane in Rocky Point is the Noah Hallock Family Cemetery. The cemetery is several hundred yards northwest of the original Hallock family dwelling, which is located on Hallock Landing Rd. and is the final resting place for forty members of the Hallock family.

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The names of those in the cemetery, in addition to Hallock, are Davis, Dickerson, Hulse and Jones. The family plot was established in the 1700’s when Noah Hallock (1696-1793), the great- grandson of Peter Hallock of Southold, settled in Rocky Point. Both Noah Hallock and his son, Noah Hallock the Second are buried there. Noah the Second’s original gravestone stands behind a new standard military stone which was added several years ago. The military stone states that Noah Hallock (2nd) was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Revolutionary War; he was born in 1728 and died in 1805. Josiah Hallock the First, who lies in the family plot, was also a Revolutionary War patriot.

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ImageMany of the stones have scrolled tops. There are two with winged faces, and four with weeping willow trees (a poplar grave marking of the time). Several of the stones are damaged or missing, and bronze plaques on stone markers have been installed. The small cemetery yard is well- kept, and has a split rail fence facing the road as well as a historical marker. It is Rocky Point’s only cemetery and it lies witness to days gone by.

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