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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Barnstable County, Massachusetts|Barnstable County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Chatham''' <br><br> {{MABarChaMap}}
  
== Town Hall  ==
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=== Town Hall  ===
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Quick Facts  ===
  
==== Establishment and former town name(s)  ====
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{{Wikipedia|Chatham, Massachusetts}}
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English settlers first settled in Chatham in 1665, and the town was incorporated in 1712, naming it after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chatham,_Kent Chatham], Kent, England. Located at the "elbow" of Cape Cod, the community became a shipping, fishing, and whaling center. Chatham's early prosperity would leave it with a considerable number of 18th century buildings, whose charm helped it develop into a popular summer resort.
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=== 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].  
 
[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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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Chatham Port, Mill Pond Bluff, Monomoy Island, Neck, North Chatham, Old Harbor, South Chatham, West Chatham  
 
'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Chatham Port, Mill Pond Bluff, Monomoy Island, Neck, North Chatham, Old Harbor, South Chatham, West Chatham  
  
Wikipedia: {{wpd|Chatham, Massachusetts}}
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Wikipedia: {{wpd|Chatham, Massachusetts}}  
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
'''14 April 1862:'''
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'''14 April 1862:'''  
  
 
'''11 May 1995:''' Town charter adopted  
 
'''11 May 1995:''' Town charter adopted  
  
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
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=== Neighboring Towns  ===
  
Harwich | Orleans  
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[[Harwich, Massachusetts|Harwich]] | [[Orleans, Massachusetts|Orleans]] | Atlantic Ocean to the east, Nantucket Sound to the south.
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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=== Biography  ===
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
'''Baptist Cemetery (1766)'''<BR>
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Old Queen Anne Rd
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'''Bassett Family Cemetery aka Cockle Cove Road Cemetery (1847)'''<BR>
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'''Baptist Cemetery (1766)'''<br> Old Queen Anne Rd  
Cockle Cove Rd and Songbird Lane
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'''Bethel Cemetery (1780)'''<BR>
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'''Bassett Family Cemetery aka Cockle Cove Road Cemetery (1847)'''<br> Cockle Cove Rd and Songbird Lane
Rte 28, Main St.<BR>
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South Chatham
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'''Crowell Gravesite'''<BR>
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'''Bethel Cemetery (1780)'''<br> Rte 28, Main St.<br> South Chatham
near East Harwich town line
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'''Eldredge Family Cemetery (1818)'''<BR>
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'''Crowell Gravesite'''<br> near East Harwich town line
Mill Creek Rd<BR>
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South Chatham
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'''Eldredge Family Cemetery (1826)'''<BR>
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'''Eldredge Family Cemetery (1818)'''<br> Mill Creek Rd<br> South Chatham  
Rte 28, off Bay View Rd<BR>
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South Chatham
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'''David Eldredge Cemetery (1840)'''<BR>
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'''Eldredge Family Cemetery (1826)'''<br> Rte 28, off Bay View Rd<br> South Chatham  
31 Juniper Lane<BR>
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South Chatham
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'''Eldredge and Bassett Cemetery (1845)'''<BR>
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'''David Eldredge Cemetery (1840)'''<br> 31 Juniper Lane<br> South Chatham
Ridgevale Rd
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'''Doctor Lord Grave (1766)'''<BR>
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'''Eldredge and Bassett Cemetery (1845)'''<br> Ridgevale Rd  
in front of 252 Training Field Rd
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'''Methodist Cemetery'''<BR>
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'''Doctor Lord Grave (1766)'''<br> in front of 252 Training Field Rd
Crowell and Depot Rds, in front of Seaside Cemetery
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'''Seth Nickerson-Burgess Cemetery (1832)'''<BR>
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'''Methodist Cemetery'''<br> Crowell and Depot Rds, in front of Seaside Cemetery
off Barcliff Ave
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'''William Nickerson Cemetery (1689)'''<BR>
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'''Seth Nickerson-Burgess Cemetery (1832)'''<br> off Barcliff Ave
4 Ryders Cove, off Cod Lane
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'''Old North Queen Anne Cemetery (1742)'''<BR>
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'''William Nickerson Cemetery (1689)'''<br> 4 Ryders Cove, off Cod Lane
Queen Anne and George Ryders Rds, across from Old South Cemetery
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'''Old South Queen Anne Cemetery (1718)'''<BR>
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'''Old North Queen Anne Cemetery (1742)'''<br> Queen Anne and George Ryders Rds, across from Old South Cemetery  
Queen Anne and Geororge Ryders Rds, across from Old North Cemetery
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'''Peoples Cemetery aka Universalist Cemetery (1786)'''<BR>
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'''Old South Queen Anne Cemetery (1718)'''<br> Queen Anne and Geororge Ryders Rds, across from Old North Cemetery
Crowell and Stepping Stones Rd
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'''Ryder, Doane, Berry, Smiths Cemetery (1766) aka Small Pox Burying Ground'''<BR>
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'''Peoples Cemetery aka Universalist Cemetery (1786)'''<br> Crowell and Stepping Stones Rd  
off Old Corners Rd, located in the woods
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'''Sailors Cemetery (1846)'''<BR>
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'''Ryder, Doane, Berry, Smiths Cemetery (1766) aka Small Pox Burying Ground'''<br> off Old Corners Rd, located in the woods
Main St., next to the Lighthouse'''<BR>
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The gravestones of over forty unknown shipwrecked sailors
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'''Seaside Cemetery (1811)'''<BR>
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'''Sailors Cemetery (1846)'''<br> Main St., next to the Lighthouse'''<br>''' The gravestones of over forty unknown shipwrecked sailors
Crowell and Depot Rds, behind Methodist Cemetery
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'''Union Cemetery (1800)'''<BR>
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'''Seaside Cemetery (1811)'''<br> Crowell and Depot Rds, behind Methodist Cemetery  
Rte 28 and Heritage Lane, behind the Congregational Cemetery
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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'''Union Cemetery (1800)'''<br> Rte 28 and Heritage Lane, behind the Congregational Cemetery
  
==== History ====
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=== Centennial celebrations, etc. ===
  
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Land and Property  ===
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#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:618250 USGS GNIS FID 618250]  
 
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:618250 USGS GNIS FID 618250]  
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#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,chatham,fid,618250.cfm Hometown Locator]
 
#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,chatham,fid,618250.cfm Hometown Locator]
  
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Indexes ====
  
==== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Websites  ====
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== Websites  ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
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{{reflist}} {{MABar towns}}
  
[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]]
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[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]] [[Category:Towns_in_Massachusetts]]

Latest revision as of 20:37, 6 November 2012

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Town of Chatham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.


Contents

Town Hall

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Chatham, Massachusetts

English settlers first settled in Chatham in 1665, and the town was incorporated in 1712, naming it after Chatham, Kent, England. Located at the "elbow" of Cape Cod, the community became a shipping, fishing, and whaling center. Chatham's early prosperity would leave it with a considerable number of 18th century buildings, whose charm helped it develop into a popular summer resort.

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].

11 June 1712: Established by St 1712, c.34, formerly a village or district of Manamoit. (Prov. Laws Vol. XX1, p. 806)

Archiac name:

Manamoit Village, Monamoiet, Monomoy, Weguasset

Section/Villages within the town: Chatham Port, Mill Pond Bluff, Monomoy Island, Neck, North Chatham, Old Harbor, South Chatham, West Chatham

Wikipedia: Chatham, Massachusetts

Boundary Changes

14 April 1862:

11 May 1995: Town charter adopted

Neighboring Towns

Harwich | Orleans | Atlantic Ocean to the east, Nantucket Sound to the south.

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Baptist Cemetery (1766)
Old Queen Anne Rd

Bassett Family Cemetery aka Cockle Cove Road Cemetery (1847)
Cockle Cove Rd and Songbird Lane

Bethel Cemetery (1780)
Rte 28, Main St.
South Chatham

Crowell Gravesite
near East Harwich town line

Eldredge Family Cemetery (1818)
Mill Creek Rd
South Chatham

Eldredge Family Cemetery (1826)
Rte 28, off Bay View Rd
South Chatham

David Eldredge Cemetery (1840)
31 Juniper Lane
South Chatham

Eldredge and Bassett Cemetery (1845)
Ridgevale Rd

Doctor Lord Grave (1766)
in front of 252 Training Field Rd

Methodist Cemetery
Crowell and Depot Rds, in front of Seaside Cemetery

Seth Nickerson-Burgess Cemetery (1832)
off Barcliff Ave

William Nickerson Cemetery (1689)
4 Ryders Cove, off Cod Lane

Old North Queen Anne Cemetery (1742)
Queen Anne and George Ryders Rds, across from Old South Cemetery

Old South Queen Anne Cemetery (1718)
Queen Anne and Geororge Ryders Rds, across from Old North Cemetery

Peoples Cemetery aka Universalist Cemetery (1786)
Crowell and Stepping Stones Rd

Ryder, Doane, Berry, Smiths Cemetery (1766) aka Small Pox Burying Ground
off Old Corners Rd, located in the woods

Sailors Cemetery (1846)
Main St., next to the Lighthouse
The gravestones of over forty unknown shipwrecked sailors

Seaside Cemetery (1811)
Crowell and Depot Rds, behind Methodist Cemetery

Union Cemetery (1800)
Rte 28 and Heritage Lane, behind the Congregational Cemetery

Centennial celebrations, etc.

Church History and Records

Colonization

Directories

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 618250
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Newspapers

Politics and government

Periodicals

Public Records

Town Records

Vital Records

Indexes

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References


 

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