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Records from the Old Burial Ground at the Congregational Church, Marshfield

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

 

Introduction

 

   Among the many series of gravestone transcriptions published in Mayflower Descendant is this series, published in Volumes 12 [1910] and 13 [1911].   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 Marshfield 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]: 54, 55, 56, 148, 149, 150, 251

Volume 13 [1911]: 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 109, 110, 111, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134

 

Surnames included:

Adams   Ames
Baker   Bessey   Bourne   Bradford
Carver   Chandler   Crooker   Crossley   Curtis   Cushman
Decrow   Delano   Dingley   Doggett   Drew
Eames   Ewell
Ford   Foster
Gordon
Hall   Harlow   Hatch   Hewett—Huet   Hill   Holmes
Jones   Johnson   Joyce
Keen   Kent
Lapham   Lewis   Little   Lonnon   Low
Macomber   Merrey
Nye
Packard   Paine   Parsons   Perkins   Peterson   Phillips   Polden   Pratt
Rogers
Sampson   Shaw   Sherman   Soule   Sprague   Standish   Stevens   Swan
Taylor   Thomas   Tilden   Trouant
Wadsworth   Walker   Waterman   Weston   White   Whittemore   Williams   Williamson   Winslow   Winsor   Wright

 

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