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Town of Yarmouth in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


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Town Hall

Quick Facts

Establishment and former town name(s)

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

7 January 1639: "the names of those to whom graunt of the lands at Mattacheeset, now called Yarmouth..." (Ply. Col. Rec., Vol I, p. 108)

Archiac name: Hokkanom, Mattacheeset, Nobscussett

Section/Villages within the town: Bass River, Camp Station, Hockanum, Middleton, Point Gammon, Pond Village, South Yarmouth, Town House, Weir Village, West Yarmouth, Yarmouth Farms, Yarmouthport, Yarmouth Village.

Wikipedia: Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Boundary Changes

17 June 1641: Bounds between Yarmouth and Barnstable established.

11 March 1658: Yarmouth and Barnstable agreed upon bounds.

19 June 1793: Part established as Dennis

Neighboring Towns

Barnstable | Dennis | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Ancient Cemetery (ca. 1639)
Centre St, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Bass River Baptist Cemetery (1813)
38 Old Main St., on the grounds of Bass River Community Baptist Church
South Yarmouth

Civil War Graves Site
(no gravestones)
off Union St., near Rte 6A

Eldredge-Matthews-Taylor Smallpox Cemetery (1796)
North Dennis Rd
Yarmouthport

Georgetown Cemetery (1820)
High Bank Rd, next to Bass River Golf Course
South Yarmouth

Chandler Gray Cemetery (1988)
161 Old Mill Way, at the end of Chandler Gray Rd
West Yarmouth

Gideon Gray Cemetery
near Wild Rose Terr, off Dinah's Pond
South Yarmouth

Methodist Cemetery (1812)
Willow St.
South Yarmouth

Pine Grove Cemetery (1820)
29 Station Ave
South Yarmouth

Quaker Cemetery (1811)
58 North Main St
South Yarmouth

Smallpox Cemetery
Bray Farm Rd, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Smallpox Cemetery (1779)
Weir Rd, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Taylor-Hall Smallpox Cemetery (1801)
located at the 13th hole of the Kings Way Golf Course
Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Woodside Cemetery (1753)
West Yarmouth Rd and Rte 28
West Yarmouth

Yarmouth Indian Memorial Stone
Indian Memorial Dr.

Church History and Records

History

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 618262
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Minorities

Newspapers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

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