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Gravestone Records from Thompson Street Cemetery, Halifax, Mass.

Transcribed by John W. Willard, et. al.
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Published in Mayflower Descendant

 

Introduction

 

     Among the many series of gravestone transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant is this series, published in Volumes 12 [1910], 13 [1911] and 14 [1912]. The transcriptions, made in 1906, include all burials prior to 1851, with a few of later date. Time has taken its toll on some of these stones, and some epitaphs are no longer legible. This record of the inscriptions as they existed in 1906 is therefore a valuable resource for Halifax researchers. Note that these are not literal transcriptions - they are abstracts of the information found on the gravestones. In a few cases a portion of a stone has been literally transcribed, and is so designated by enclosing it within quotation marks.

     I have tried to render a faithful reproduction of the Mayflower Descendant pages in HTML form, following the original format in the use of italics, superscript (ye) and double dating (170½). Portions of another article on a page have been omitted and the fact noted [in square brackets and in red], and the volume and page numbers have been added to the top of each page in the same format.

 

Pages included:

Volume 12 [1910]: 239, 240, 241, 242, 243

Volume 13 [1911]: 11, 12, 13, 14, 150, 151, 152, 217, 218, 219, 220

Volume 14 [1912]: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

 

Surnames included:

Allen
Bosworth-Bozworth  Bourne  Britton  Brown  Bryant
Caldwell-Colwell  Cartee  Churchill  Corthel  Croade  Crocker  Crooker  Curtis-Corttis  Cushman
Deming  Drew  Dunbar  Dunham
Eaton
Faxon  Forrest  Fuller
Greenough
Hall  Harris
Inglee
Jackson
Keith  King
Leach  Leonard  Lucas  Lyon
Maxsom  May  Mitchell  Morton
Parris  Parrott  Perkins  Perrey  Peterson  Pool  Porter  Pratt  Privett
Richmond
Sampson  Sears  Sherman  Soule  Standish  Sturtevant
Taber  Thomas  Thompson-Tomson &c.  Tillson  Tinkham  Tower
Wade  Wadsworth  Washburn  Waterman  Weston  Whitten  Wood  Woods

 

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