Bourne, Massachusetts

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] > [[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable County]] > Bourne''  
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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]]'' '''Bourne''' <br><br> {{MABarBouMap}}
  
== Town Hall  ==
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=== Town Hall  ===
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Bourne, Massachusetts}}
  
 
Named for Jonathan Bourne Sr.  
 
Named for Jonathan Bourne Sr.  
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==== 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&nbsp;: 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.  
  
'''1640:''' Settled.  
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<br> '''1640:''' Settled.  
  
 
'''2 April 1884:''' Made a town, State 1884, c 127.  
 
'''2 April 1884:''' Made a town, State 1884, c 127.  
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'''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).  
 
'''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).  
 
Wikipedia: {{wpd|Bourne, Massachusetts}}
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
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[[Falmouth, Massachusetts|Falmouth]] | [[Sandwich, Massachusetts|Sandwich]] | Plymouth County Towns: [[Plymouth, Massachusetts|Plymouth]] | [[Wareham, Massachusetts|Wareham]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.bournelibrary.org/jbl/ Jonathan Bourne Public Library] <br>19 Sandwich Rd<br>Bourne, MA 02532-3698 <br>(508) 759-0644<br>Note: Has Ancestry Library Edition (in library only) <br>Biography Resource Center: African Americans, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.<br>Massachusetts History Online, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.<br>
  
'''Blackwell Cemetery'''<br> near 66 Sandwich Road<br> most of burials moved to Oakland Grove Cemetery
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=== Biography  ===
  
'''Bourne Family Cemetery'''<br>north of Main and Perry Sts.<br>Buzzards Bay
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
'''Cataumet Cemetery (est. 1768)'''<br>County Road<br>Cataumet
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15 known cemeteries - go to its [[Bourne, Massachusetts Cemeteries|own page]] for detailed information.  
  
'''Elijah Perry Grave (1814)'''<br>single grave at 388 County Rd<br>Monument Beach
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=== Census  ===
  
'''Head of Bay Cemetery'''<br>Head of Bay Road<br>Buzzards Bay
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==== State  ====
  
'''Herring Pond Wampanoag Indian Cemetery (1849)'''<br>Little Sandy Point Rd<br>in Plymouth and Bourne
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'''Indian Burial Hill'''<br>Herring Pond Road<br>Bournedale
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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.
  
'''Massachusetts National Cemetery'''<br>Massachusetts Military Reservation
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Hint: To find specific families in this town only, enter surname only and enter the name of this town, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
  
'''Monument Beach Cemetery (1835)'''<br>County Road<br>Monument Beach
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'''Nightingale Cemetery (1847)'''<br>off Herring Pond Road, behind 3 Palmer Circle<br>Bournedale
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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.
  
'''Oakland Grove Cemetery (1866)'''<br>Shore Road
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Hint: To find specific families in this town only, enter surname only and enter the name of this town, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts.
  
'''Old Bourne Cemetery (1740)'''<br>County Road
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=== Church History and Records  ===
  
'''Packard Cemetery'''<br>off the beginning Head of Bay Road, near the junction of Wareham and Plymouth townline
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=== Directories  ===
  
'''Pocasset Cemetery'''<br>County Road<br>Pocasset
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*Bourne (Massachusetts) city directories {{FHL|1055113|item}} <br>'''1903''' with Falmouth<br>'''1908''' with Falmouth and Sandwich<br>'''1926''' with Barnstable, Falmouth, Sandwich and Mashpee <br>'''1929''' Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, Yarmouth
  
'''Sagamore Cemetery (ca. 1804)'''<br>Ben Abbey and Sandwich Roads<br>Sagamore
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=== History  ===
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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*History of Bourne from 1622 to 1937 {{FHL|73662|item}}
  
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#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:616366 USGS GNIS FID 616366]  
 
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:616366 USGS GNIS FID 616366]  
 
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Bourne,+Massachusetts Google]  
 
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Bourne,+Massachusetts Google]  
#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,amherst,fid,616366.cfm Hometown Locator]
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#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,bourne,fid,616366.cfm Hometown Locator]
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=== Minorities  ===
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=== Officials and employees  ===
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*Annual report of the town officers of the town of Bourne {{FHL|1619709|item}}
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=== Town Records  ===
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*Sandwich and Bourne colony and town records {{FHL|466589|item}}
  
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=== Vital Records ===
  
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[[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Town Records
  
==== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Websites  ====
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== References  ==
 
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{{reflist}} {{MABar towns}} {{Massachusetts-stub}}
  
[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]]
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[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]] [[Category:Towns_in_Massachusetts]]

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Town of Bourne in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


Contents

Town Hall

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Bourne, Massachusetts

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.

go to Hint: To find specific families in this town only, enter surname only and enter the name of this town, Bourne, 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.

go to Hint: To find specific families in this town only, enter surname only and enter the name of this town, Bourne, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

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

Gotoarrow-kelly.png Town Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References