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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts_Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts_Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''  
  
The Corbin collection and the Daughters of the American Revolution collection contain tombstone inscriptions from many Massachusetts cemeteries. These collections are described in [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]]. Many inscriptions are also in published town vital records. See [[Massachusetts Vital Records|Massachusetts Vital Records]] for more information about these sources.
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=== Online  ===
  
A collection of index cards listing the burial place of Revolutionary veterans is in:  
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The following have significant cemetery listings for Massachusetts State: {{Note|Sites may be incomplete. <br>• They may not list all cemeteries in a county <br>• and may not include all burials in a cemetery.}}<br>
  
Daughters of the American Revolution.''Grave Locations of Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors of Maine and Massachusetts''. {{FHL|492244|item|disp=FHL films 1307668–69}} Lists birth, death, and burial information as well as the unit in which they served. Sometimes it will list the spouse and marriage date and place.  
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*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=21&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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**This site frequently has tombstone images
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=21&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database
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***Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (Massachusetts), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
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****Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
  
A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts is:
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70582 ''Web: Massachusetts, Find A Grave Index, 1620-2013''] at Ancestry.com ($)
  
{{FHL|613269|title-id|disp=The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library. ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. {{FHL|613269|item|disp=FHL film 1206468–94}} and {{FHL|613269|item|disp=FHL film 1206475}} includes Massachusetts among other states.
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{{Tip| Remember:<br>
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# Family members may be buried in the same plot or nearby.
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# [[Massachusetts Cemeteries#Value of Cemetery Records|Symbols and abbreviations]] may lead you to other records.
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# Weathering and damage to tombstones make [[Massachusetts Cemeteries#Published Transcriptions|early published transcriptions]] priceless.}} <br>
  
The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more of these records under:
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*[http://www.mass-doc.com/mass_cemetery_guide.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Directory] Locations of cemeteries
  
MASSACHUSETTS - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#given_names=&family_names=smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=Massachusetts&county=0 BillionGraves] Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click '''Search.'''
  
'''Online Resources'''
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ma/ Interment ]Many cemetery inscriptions<br>
  
*[http://www.mass-doc.com/mass_cemetery_guide.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Directory] Locations of cemeteries
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*[http://www.massachusetts-genealogy.com/Massachusetts-Cemetery-Records.cfm Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records] Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town<br>
  
*[http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/cemetery-records-massachusetts.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Records] A large collection of Massachusetts cemetery records, organized by location.
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] <br>
  
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ma/ Interment ]Many cemetery inscriptions<br>
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/massachusetts/massachu.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription]
  
*[http://www.massachusetts-genealogy.com/Massachusetts-Cemetery-Records.cfm Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records] Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town<br>  
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/massachusetts-genealogy.htm Ancestor Hunt ]<br>
  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] <br>
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*[http://www.gravematter.com/ Gravematter]
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/massachusetts/massachu.html?cj=1&o_xid=0001177077&o_lid=0001177077&o_xt=1177077 Massachusetts Tombstone Transcription Project] Cemetery inscriptions for various localities<br>
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*[http://www.massachusetts-genealogy.com/Massachusetts-Cemetery-Records.cfm Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records] Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town
  
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/massachusetts-genealogy.htm Ancestor Hunt ]<br>  
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*[http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/cemetery-records-massachusetts.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Records] A large collection of Massachusetts cemetery records, organized by location.<br>
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==== Collections - Transcriptions ====
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The Corbin collection and the Daughters of the American Revolution collection contain tombstone inscriptions from many Massachusetts cemeteries. These collections are described in [[Massachusetts Genealogy|Massachusetts Genealogy]]. Many inscriptions are also in published town vital records. See [[Massachusetts Vital Records|Massachusetts Vital Records]] for more information about these sources.
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<br> A collection of index cards listing the burial place of Revolutionary veterans is in:
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Daughters of the American Revolution.''Grave Locations of Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors of Maine and Massachusetts''. {{FHL|492244|item|disp=FHL films 1307668–69}} Lists birth, death, and burial information as well as the unit in which they served. Sometimes it will list the spouse and marriage date and place.
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A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts is:
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{{FHL|613269|title-id|disp=The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library. ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. {{FHL|613269|item|disp=FHL film 1206468–94}} and {{FHL|613269|item|disp=FHL film 1206475}} includes Massachusetts among other states.
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The Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog lists more of these records under:
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MASSACHUSETTS - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
  
*[http://www.gravematter.com/ http://www.gravematter.com/] {{Massachusetts|Massachusetts}}  
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Latest revision as of 04:18, 30 January 2015

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Massachusetts  Gotoarrow.png  Cemeteries

Online

The following have significant cemetery listings for Massachusetts State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
      • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (Massachusetts), then select from the county list, and press Search.
        • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

  • BillionGraves Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click Search.

Collections - Transcriptions

The Corbin collection and the Daughters of the American Revolution collection contain tombstone inscriptions from many Massachusetts cemeteries. These collections are described in Massachusetts Genealogy. Many inscriptions are also in published town vital records. See Massachusetts Vital Records for more information about these sources.


A collection of index cards listing the burial place of Revolutionary veterans is in:

Daughters of the American Revolution.Grave Locations of Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors of Maine and Massachusetts. FHL films 1307668–69 Lists birth, death, and burial information as well as the unit in which they served. Sometimes it will list the spouse and marriage date and place.

A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts is:

{{FHL|613269|title-id|disp=The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library. Index to United States Cemeteries. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. FHL film 1206468–94 and FHL film 1206475 includes Massachusetts among other states.

The Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog lists more of these records under:

MASSACHUSETTS - CEMETERIES
MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES



 

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