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==== Cemeteries <ref name="MaCem">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''A guide to Massachusetts cemeteries''] (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), [FHL book 974.4 V37L 2002].</ref> ====
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'''Adams Street Burying Ground Site'''<br>Adams St. near junction of Pearl and Birch Sts<br>remains removed to Mount Vernon Cemetery
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'''Bicknell Family Tomb'''<br>Washington and Chapel Streets
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'''Cobb Family Burying Ground'''<br>near 759 Hancock Street<br>West Abington
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'''Cushing Family Tomb'''<br>Bedford Street and North Avenue<br>North Abington
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'''Gould Family Burial Ground''' (aka Indian Ground) (1798)<br>59 Sylvan Street<br>North Abington
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'''Hillside Cemetery''' (18th century)<br>Randolph Street, Rte 139
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'''Hunt Family Tomb'''<br>Bedford Street<br>North Abington
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'''Island Grove Cemetery''' (aka Centre Cemetery and French's Burying Ground)<br>on the hill at Island Grove Park
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'''Mount Vernon Cemetery'''<br>between 43-49 Pearl Street, near Island Pond Grove<br>Tel: (781) 871-9488
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'''Old Church Burying Ground'''<br>behind 325 Summer Street
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'''Plain Cemetery'''<br>behind 780 Hancock Street<br>West Abington
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'''Richards Family Burial Ground''' (1750)<br>Chestnut Street
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'''Torrey Family Burying Ground'''<br>High and Green Streets
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'''West Abington Cemetery'''<br>Randolph Street near Norfolk and Plymouth county line<br>West Abington
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Revision as of 05:13, 15 February 2009

United States > Massachusetts > Plymouth County > Populated Places > Abington

Town Hall

500 Gliniewicz Way
Abington, MA 02351

Quick History

Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

10 June 1712: Established as a town from part of Bridgewater and certain lands adjoining {Prov. Laws, Vol. XXI, page 605}

Archiac name: Manamcoskragin

Section/Villages within the town: Center Abington, Musterfield, North Abington, Thicket, West Abington.

Wikipedia

Boundary Changes [1]

14 June 1727: Part included in new town of Hanover.

31 March 1847: Boundaries between Abington and Weymouth established.

21 March 1861: Boundaries between Abington and Higham established.

9 March 1874: Part established as Rockland.

4 March 1875: Part included in the new town of South Abington.

7 March 1970: Town charter adopted.

Neighboring Communities

Brockton | Holbrook | Rockland | Weymouth | Whitman

Resources

Biography

Also see: Genealogy, History

Cemeteries (off page, due to long list)

Genealogy

Also see: Biography, History

History

Also see: Biography, Genealogy

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 613459
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Newspapers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].