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United States > Massachustts > Barnstable County > Chatham

Town Hall

Quick Facts

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.




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

Church History and Records



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