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Marshfield Cemetery Information, Photos and Transcriptions


I would like to thank Bob Cheeseman of Marshfield for providing information for this page.


     Collecting information about the cemeteries of Marshfield is an ongoing effort, and this page will be revised as needed. If you have cemetery information or gravestone transcriptions that you would like to share please send me email.

     Where I have been able to determine it, the records repository for a cemetery is indicated. In the entries for the individual cemeteries, if one has its own web site or a portion of a web site the cemetery name provides a link to that site. When the location of a cemetery is known there are links to street and topographic maps to help you find it, as well as a brief description of the location. Below these paragraphs is a locator map of the town showing the cemetery locations. Any gravestone transcriptions online also have links. At the bottom of the page is a seperate section listing all online and published gravestone transcriptions that I have found for these cemeteries.

     When a cemetery has had more than one name during its history the first name listed is the one by which it is usually known today, and alternative names are listed in square brackets. In some cases a cemetery has been abandoned, its burials have been removed to another cemetery, or its location has been lost. In those cases the name indicates that it is a cemetery site, meaning that no gravestones are to be found there. The year in parenthesis next to a cemetery name is my best estimate of the year in which that cemetery was established. In some cases the year is mentioned in town records, a town history or some other source. In other cases it is the year of the oldest gravestone for which I have found a record.

     A note on the Topographic Maps: In the past I have used links to online map servers to display topographic maps. That allowed visitors to zoom and pan those maps. However, changes to those online map servers have necessitated occasional revisions to my many cemetery pages, and on more than one occasion I have had to change the server used. This has meant a great deal of work as I have about fifty cemetery pages online or under construction. A change to the server which I have most recently used has prompted be to abandon the use of topographic map servers and to replace them with images of scanned maps. While this may not be quite as satisfactory to visitors my increasing genealogical work load has necessitated it.


 

Baker Cemetery (1816)
Acorn St., Marshfield, MA

Street Map
Topographic Map

Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   West side of Acorn St., between Bakers Lane and the golf course on private property.


Cedar Grove Cemetery (1721)
[Congregational Church Cemetery]

1981 Ocean St., Marshfield, MA


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (156k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   North side of Ocean St. (Rt. 139), east of First Congregational Church and across from Moraine St. (Rt. 3A).


Center Marshfield Cemetery (1753)
Ferry St., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.803


Image from MACRIS web site

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts of Gravestone Transcriptions from USGenWeb
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   Southwest corner of the intersection of Ferry and Grove Sts.


Chapel Cemetery (1793)
Ocean St., Marshfield, MA


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (197k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   South side of Ocean St. (Rt. 139), east of Moraine St. (Rt. 3A) and across from First Congregational Church.


Couch Cemetery (1983)
Union St., Marshfield, MA


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (195k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   West side of Union St., across from Oak St.


Dingley Family Cemetery (1809)
Rayfield Rd., Marshfield, MA

Street Map
Topographic Map

Location:   At the end of Rayfield Rd., to the right and up the hill.


Howland Cemetery (1797)
South River St., Marshfield, MA

Street Map
Topographic Map

Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   North of South River St., southeast of the Fairgrounds race track.


Little Cemetery (1718)
[Sea View Cemetery]

Summer St., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.802


Image from MACRIS web site

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   South side of Summer St., west of Church St.


Magoun Cemetery (1838)
80 Union St., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.806


Image from MACRIS web site

Street Map
Topographic Map

Location:   East side of Union St., at end of lane opposite 83 Union St. and at southern end of Magoun Pond.


Marshfield Hills Cemetery (1729)
44 Old Main St., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.801


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (175k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher and Richards
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   East side of Old Main St., near the intersection with Forest St.


Plainville Cemetery (1793)
[Standish Cemetery]

Parish Path, Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.804


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (176k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   East side of Parish Path.


Resurrection Garden
229 Highland St., Marshfield, MA

Street Map
Topographic Map

Abstracts at Find A Grave

For records contact:   Trinity Episcopal Church, 388 Highland St., Marshfield Hills, MA 02051.

Location:   South side of Highland St. next to Trinity Church.


Rogers Cemetery (1813)
Highland St., Marshfield, MA

Street Map
Topographic Map

Location:   North side of Highland St., at the intersection with Oak St. and Valley Path, on private property.


Two Mile Cemetery (1801)
Union St., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.805


Photograph used with the permission of eobfindagrave (#46779688) of Find A Grave
A high-resolution version of this photo (191k) is available.

Street Map
Topographic Map

1906 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   West side of Union St., across from Arrow Head Rd.


Winslow Cemetery (1680)
Winslow Cemetery Rd., Marshfield, MA
MACRIS designation MRS.800


Image from MACRIS web site

Street Map
Topographic Map

1907 Gravestone Transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant and Marshfield VR
1850 Gravestone Transcriptions published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register

Transcriptions in Thatcher
Abstracts of Gravestone Transcriptions from USGenWeb
Abstracts at Find A Grave

Location:   West side of Winslow Cemetery Rd., north of Presidential Circle.





Cemetery Transcriptions


Cedar Grove Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Records from the Old Burial Ground at the Congregational Church Marshfield" (Mayflower Descendant, 12 [1910]:54-56, 148-150, 251; 13 [1911]: 46-50, 109-111, 129-134). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Centre Marshfield Cemetery — Stanley W. Smith, "Gravestone Records in the Cemetery at Marshfield Centre, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 8 [1906]:196-200). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Centre Marshfield Cemetery — Transcribed by Charles C. Doble. Contains abstracts from gravestone transcriptions.

Chapel Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Records from the Cemetery near the Congregational Chapel, Marshfield, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 13 [1911]:241-247). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Little Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Records from the "Little" Cemetery at Sea View, Marshfield, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 11 [1909]:70-73). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Marshfield Hills Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Gravestone Records from the Cemetery at Marshfield Hills, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 9 [1907]:92-96, 167-171, 203-206). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Plainville Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Records from the "Plainville Cemetery" Marshfield, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 14 [1912]:48-52). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Two Mile Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Gravestone Records from the "Two Mile" Cemetery, Union Street, North Marshfield, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 10 [1908]:246-249). Contains abstracts of 1906 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date.

Winslow Cemetery — John W. Willard, "Gravestone Records from the Winslow Cemetery at Marshfield, Mass." (Mayflower Descendant, 10 [1908]:47-51). Contains abstracts of 1907 transcriptions from all gravestones prior to 1851, with a few of later date. Corrects a number of errors and omissions in the earlier NEHGR transcription, next below.

Winslow Cemetery — Marcia A. Thomas, "Marshfield Inscriptions from the Burial-Ground on the Hill, Sometimes Called Winslow Burial-Ground" (New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 4 [1850]:315-318). Contains literal transcriptions from all gravestones up to 1850. A number of errors and omissions in these transcriptions are corrected in the Mayflower Descendant transcriptions, next above.

Winslow Cemetery — Transcribed by Pam Ward. Contains abstracts from gravestone transcriptions.

Robert M. Sherman and Ruth Wilder Sherman, Vital Records of Marshfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Warwick RI: Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1970; repr. Camden ME: Picton Press, 1993). Reprints cemetery records published in Mayflower Descendant (See above).

Marshfield Cemetery Records to 1950 — Christian Kimball, compiler, and Linda Ramsey Ashley, editor (Marshfield Hills: Meadow Geese Press, 2001). Portions of this book were published in The Mayflower Quarterly, 66 [2000]:73-78, 123-130.

Charles Milton Thatcher, Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts (Middleborough, MA: Middleborough Public Library, 1995). Contains over 16,000 transcriptions of gravestones up to the mid-1800s, from 214 cemeteries located in 28 Plymouth and Bristol County towns. Although this is still a useful resource, many transcription errors have been discovered, so use Thatcher with care and check it against the actual gravestones or other transcriptions.

Lysander Salmon Richards, History of Marshfield, 2 Volumes (Plymouth, MA: The Memorial Press, 1901, 1905; reprinted Salem, MA: Higginson Books, 1996). Contains transcriptions from the Marshfield Hills Cemetery.

 

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