Barnstable, Massachusetts

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] > [[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable County]] > Barnstable''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Barnstable''' <br><br>:{{MABarBarMap}}
  
== Town Hall  ==
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=== Town Hall  ===
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Barnstable, Massachusetts}}
  
 
==== Establishment and former town name(s)  ====
 
==== Establishment and former town name(s)  ====
  
[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].  
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''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts'' (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), {{WorldCat|49562661}} ▲ {{FHL|677425|item}} book 974.4 H2h 1997.  
  
'''5 March 1638:''' Mentioned in a list of those "allowed to exercise men in Armes",... "ffor Barnestable... Mr. Thom Dimmack..." (Ply. Col. Rec. Vol. XI, p.30)
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'''5 March 1638:''' Mentioned in a list of those "allowed to exercise men in Armes",... "ffor Barnestable... Mr. Thom Dimmack..." (Ply. Col. Rec. Vol. XI, p.30)  
  
'''11 April 1989:''' Town charter adopted which established city form of government.
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'''11 April 1989:''' Town charter adopted which established city form of government.  
  
'''Archiac name:''' Chequocket, Chuckomug, Coa or Cotuit, Cokachoise, Cotachesett, Cummaquid, Kokachoise, Mattakeeset, Mistic, Moskeehtucketqut, Peymechit, Santuite, Satuite, Sepoese, Sepuit, Sipnesset, Skonkonet, Skunkamug, Tamahappaseeacon, Washkotussoo, Wequaquet, Yanno's Land.
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'''Archiac name:''' Chequocket, Chuckomug, Coa or Cotuit, Cokachoise, Cotachesett, Cummaquid, Kokachoise, Mattakeeset, Mistic, Moskeehtucketqut, Peymechit, Santuite, Satuite, Sepoese, Sepuit, Sipnesset, Skonkonet, Skunkamug, Tamahappaseeacon, Washkotussoo, Wequaquet, Yanno's Land.  
  
'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Centerville, Cotuit, Craigville, Cummaquid, Grand Island, Hyannis, Hyannis Port, Marston's Mills, Newtown (extinct), Osterville, Oyster Harbors, Pondsville (extinct), Sandy Neck, Santuit, South Hyannis (extinct), West Barnstable, West Hyannisport, Wianno.
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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Centerville, Cotuit, Craigville, Cummaquid, Grand Island, Hyannis, Hyannis Port, Marston's Mills, Newtown (extinct), Osterville, Oyster Harbors, Pondsville (extinct), Sandy Neck, Santuit, South Hyannis (extinct), West Barnstable, West Hyannisport, Wianno.  
 
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Wikipedia: {{wpd|Barnstable, Massachusetts}}
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 June 1641:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Yarmouth established.
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'''17 June 1641:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Yarmouth established.  
  
'''2 March 1652 :''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.
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'''2 March 1652:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.  
  
'''11 March 1658:''' Barnstable and Yarmouth agreed upon bounds.
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'''11 March 1658:''' Barnstable and Yarmouth agreed upon bounds.  
  
'''3 June 1662:''' Additional lands granted to Barnstable.
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'''3 June 1662:''' Additional lands granted to Barnstable.  
  
'''10 June 1662:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.
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'''10 June 1662:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.  
  
'''29 October 1672:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich established.
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'''29 October 1672:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich established.  
  
'''22 January 1795:''' Bounds between Barnstable and the district of Mashpee established.
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'''22 January 1795:''' Bounds between Barnstable and the district of Mashpee established.  
  
'''28 March 1894:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established.
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'''28 March 1894:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established.  
  
'''24 April 1916:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established and part of Sandwich annexed.
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'''24 April 1916:''' Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established and part of Sandwich annexed.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
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[[Mashpee, Massachusetts|Mashpee]] | [[Sandwich, Massachusetts|Sandwich]] | [[Yarmouth, Massachusetts|Yarmouth]] | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
'''Beechwood Cemetery (1834)'''<BR>
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corner of Rte. 28 and Main St.<BR>
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Centerville
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'''Centerville Ancient Cemetery (1707)'''<BR>
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'''Beechwood Cemetery (1834)'''<br> corner of Rte. 28 and Main St.<br> Centerville  
Phinney's Lane<BR>
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Centerville
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'''Cobb Hill East and West Cemetery (1718)'''<BR>
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'''Centerville Ancient Cemetery (1707)'''<br> Phinney's Lane<br> Centerville
Rte. 6A, Mill Way Rd
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'''Crocker Parker Cemetery (1950s)'''<BR>
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'''Cobb Hill East and West Cemetery (1718)'''<br> Rte. 6A, Mill Way Rd
Church St.
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'''Cummaquid Cemetery (1846)'''<BR>
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'''Crocker Parker Cemetery (1950s)'''<br> Church St.
Mary Dunn Rd<BR>
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East Barnstable
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'''East and West Hillside Cemetery'''<BR>
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'''Cummaquid Cemetery (1846)'''<br> Mary Dunn Rd<br> East Barnstable
Old Mill Rd<BR>
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Osterville
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'''First Baptist Church Cemetery (1802)'''<BR>
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'''East and West Hillside Cemetery'''<br> Old Mill Rd<br> Osterville
Main St.
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'''Hyannis Ancient Cemetery'''<BR>
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'''First Baptist Church Cemetery (1802)'''<br> Main St.  
South St.<BR>
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Hyannis
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'''Lothrop Hill Cemetery (1694)'''<BR>
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'''Hyannis Ancient Cemetery'''<br> South St.<br> Hyannis
Main St., Rte 6A
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'''Marstons Mills Cemetery (1775''')<BR>
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'''Lothrop Hill Cemetery (1694)'''<br> Main St., Rte 6A
Rte. 149<BR>
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Marstons Mills
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'''Old and New Mosswood Cemetery (1819)'''<BR>
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'''Marstons Mills Cemetery (1775''')<br> Rte. 149<br> Marstons Mills
Putnam Ave<BR>
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Cotuit
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'''Oak Grove Cemetery (1868)'''<BR>
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'''Old and New Mosswood Cemetery (1819)'''<br> Putnam Ave<br> Cotuit
near 15 Sea St.<BR>
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Hyannis
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'''Oak Neck Cemetery (1800)'''<BR>
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'''Oak Grove Cemetery (1868)'''<br> near 15 Sea St.<br> Hyannis
Oak Neck Road
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'''Old West Barnstable Cemetery (1712)'''<BR>
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'''Oak Neck Cemetery (1800)'''<br> Oak Neck Road
corner Rte. 149 and 6A<BR>
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West Barnstable
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'''St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery (1929)'''<BR>
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'''Old West Barnstable Cemetery (1712)'''<br> corner Rte. 149 and 6A<br> West Barnstable
Pine St.
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'''St. Mary's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden'''<BR>
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'''St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery (1929)'''<br> Pine St.  
Rte. 6A
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'''St. Patrick's Cemetery (1832)'''<BR>
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'''St. Mary's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden'''<br> Rte. 6A
Barn and Elm Sts.
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'''Sandy Street Cemetery (1796)'''<BR>
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'''St. Patrick's Cemetery (1832)'''<br> Barn and Elm Sts.
Rte 6A
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'''South Street Cemetery aka Paupers Cemetery (1737)'''<BR>
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'''Sandy Street Cemetery (1796)'''<br> Rte 6A
South St.<BR>
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Hyannis
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'''Universalist Cemetery (1826)'''<BR>
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'''South Street Cemetery aka Paupers Cemetery (1737)'''<br> South St.<br> Hyannis
Elm St.
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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'''Universalist Cemetery (1826)'''<br> Elm St.
  
==== History ====
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=== Centennial celebrations, etc. ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Census  ===
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==== State ====
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[[Massachusetts 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|''Massachusetts 1855 State Census'']] A free Internet index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459985 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. '''Hint for searching in this city, enter surname and name of this city only which is Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.'''
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[[Massachusetts 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|''Massachusetts 1865 State Census'']] A free Internet index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410399 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. '''Hint for searching in this city, enter surname and name of this city only which is Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.'''
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#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,barnstable,fid,618248.cfm Hometown Locator]
  
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:29, 6 November 2012

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City and Town of Barnstable in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


Contents

Town Hall

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Barnstable, Massachusetts

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.

5 March 1638: Mentioned in a list of those "allowed to exercise men in Armes",... "ffor Barnestable... Mr. Thom Dimmack..." (Ply. Col. Rec. Vol. XI, p.30)

11 April 1989: Town charter adopted which established city form of government.

Archiac name: Chequocket, Chuckomug, Coa or Cotuit, Cokachoise, Cotachesett, Cummaquid, Kokachoise, Mattakeeset, Mistic, Moskeehtucketqut, Peymechit, Santuite, Satuite, Sepoese, Sepuit, Sipnesset, Skonkonet, Skunkamug, Tamahappaseeacon, Washkotussoo, Wequaquet, Yanno's Land.

Section/Villages within the town: Centerville, Cotuit, Craigville, Cummaquid, Grand Island, Hyannis, Hyannis Port, Marston's Mills, Newtown (extinct), Osterville, Oyster Harbors, Pondsville (extinct), Sandy Neck, Santuit, South Hyannis (extinct), West Barnstable, West Hyannisport, Wianno.

Boundary Changes

17 June 1641: Bounds between Barnstable and Yarmouth established.

2 March 1652: Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.

11 March 1658: Barnstable and Yarmouth agreed upon bounds.

3 June 1662: Additional lands granted to Barnstable.

10 June 1662: Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich to be established.

29 October 1672: Bounds between Barnstable and Sandwich established.

22 January 1795: Bounds between Barnstable and the district of Mashpee established.

28 March 1894: Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established.

24 April 1916: Bounds between Barnstable and Mashpee established and part of Sandwich annexed.

Neighboring Towns

Mashpee | Sandwich | Yarmouth | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Beechwood Cemetery (1834)
corner of Rte. 28 and Main St.
Centerville

Centerville Ancient Cemetery (1707)
Phinney's Lane
Centerville

Cobb Hill East and West Cemetery (1718)
Rte. 6A, Mill Way Rd

Crocker Parker Cemetery (1950s)
Church St.

Cummaquid Cemetery (1846)
Mary Dunn Rd
East Barnstable

East and West Hillside Cemetery
Old Mill Rd
Osterville

First Baptist Church Cemetery (1802)
Main St.

Hyannis Ancient Cemetery
South St.
Hyannis

Lothrop Hill Cemetery (1694)
Main St., Rte 6A

Marstons Mills Cemetery (1775)
Rte. 149
Marstons Mills

Old and New Mosswood Cemetery (1819)
Putnam Ave
Cotuit

Oak Grove Cemetery (1868)
near 15 Sea St.
Hyannis

Oak Neck Cemetery (1800)
Oak Neck Road

Old West Barnstable Cemetery (1712)
corner Rte. 149 and 6A
West Barnstable

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery (1929)
Pine St.

St. Mary's Episcopal Church Memorial Garden
Rte. 6A

St. Patrick's Cemetery (1832)
Barn and Elm Sts.

Sandy Street Cemetery (1796)
Rte 6A

South Street Cemetery aka Paupers Cemetery (1737)
South St.
Hyannis

Universalist Cemetery (1826)
Elm St.

Centennial celebrations, etc.

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. Hint for searching in this city, enter surname and name of this city only which is Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

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. Hint for searching in this city, enter surname and name of this city only which is Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Church History and Records

Colonization

Description and travel

Directories

Genealogy

History

Land and property

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 618248
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Minorities

Newspapers

Probate records

Town records

Vital records

Indexes

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References