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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. 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. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991. (Family History Library film 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:
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. (Family History Library film 1206468–94.) Film 1206475 includes Massachusetts among other states.
The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more of these records under:
MASSACHUSETTS - CEMETERIES
MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
Massachusetts Cemetery Directory Locations of cemeteries
Interment Many cemetery inscriptions
Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town
Massachusetts Tombstone Transcription Project Cemetery inscriptions for various localities