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Town of Bourne in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


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Town Hall

Quick Facts

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Named for Jonathan Bourne Sr.

Establishment and former town name(s)

Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), WorldCat 49562661FHL Collection book 974.4 H2h 1997.


1640: Settled.

2 April 1884: Made a town, State 1884, c 127.

Archiac name:

Cataumet, Monument Village, North Sandwich, West Sandwich

Section/Villages within the town: Bournedale, Buzzards Bay, Cataumet, Gray Gables, Head of the Bay, Mashnee Island, Monument Beach, North Pocasset, Pocasset, Sacconeesett, Sagamore, Sagamore Beach, Sagamore Highlands, South Pocasset, Wenammet Neck (also called Wing's Neck).

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Towns

Falmouth | Sandwich | Plymouth County Towns: Plymouth | Wareham

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • Jonathan Bourne Public Library
    19 Sandwich Rd
    Bourne, MA 02532-3698
    (508) 759-0644
    Note: Has Ancestry Library Edition (in library only)
    Biography Resource Center: African Americans, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.
    Massachusetts History Online, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.

Biography

Cemeteries

15 known cemeteries - go to its own page for detailed information.

Census

State

1855

Massachusetts 1855 State Census A free Internet index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Historical Records Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

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1865

Massachusetts 1865 State Census A free Internet index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Historical Records Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.

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Church History and Records

Directories

  • Bourne (Massachusetts) city directories FHL Collection
    1903 with Falmouth
    1908 with Falmouth and Sandwich
    1926 with Barnstable, Falmouth, Sandwich and Mashpee
    1929 Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, Yarmouth

History

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 616366
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Minorities

Newspapers

Officials and employees

  • Annual report of the town officers of the town of Bourne FHL Collection

Town Records

Vital Records

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Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References


 

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