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*B.N. Derick's cemetery records of Dennis, Ma. (part of Mayflower Descendant Legacy) [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=839394 FHL]<br>If you visit the[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], "If you are using a computer in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, you may use this database by clicking here."
 
*B.N. Derick's cemetery records of Dennis, Ma. (part of Mayflower Descendant Legacy) [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=839394 FHL]<br>If you visit the[[Family History Library|Family History Library]], "If you are using a computer in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, you may use this database by clicking here."
  
==== Ancient Cemetery (18th Century)  ====
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==== Ancient (18th Century)  ====
  
 
behind Town Offices on Main St.<br> South Dennis  
 
behind Town Offices on Main St.<br> South Dennis  
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*Cemetery inscriptions, town hall [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=583608 FHL]
 
*Cemetery inscriptions, town hall [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=583608 FHL]
  
==== Baker Family Cemetery (1853)  ====
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==== Baker Family (1853)  ====
  
 
near Swan River Rd<br> West Dennis  
 
near Swan River Rd<br> West Dennis  
  
==== Dennis Village Cemetery (1794)  ====
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==== Dennis Village (1794)  ====
  
 
Old Bass River Rd., Rte 6A  
 
Old Bass River Rd., Rte 6A  
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corner of Setucket and Airline Sts  
 
corner of Setucket and Airline Sts  
  
==== Hall Family Cemetery (1696)  ====
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==== Hall Family (1696)  ====
  
 
Whig St.  
 
Whig St.  
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*Cemetery inscriptions, Hall Cemetery [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=423379 FHL]
 
*Cemetery inscriptions, Hall Cemetery [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=423379 FHL]
  
==== Howes Family Cemetery (1650)  ====
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==== Howes Family (1650)  ====
  
 
New Boston Rd  
 
New Boston Rd  
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*Cemetery inscriptions, Howes Cemetery [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=583618 FHL]
 
*Cemetery inscriptions, Howes Cemetery [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=583618 FHL]
  
==== Indian Cemetery ====
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==== Indian  ====
  
 
Rte 6A, on shores of Scargo Lake (no markers)  
 
Rte 6A, on shores of Scargo Lake (no markers)  
  
==== Oak Ridge Cemetery (1970)  ====
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==== Oak Ridge (1970)  ====
  
 
Rte 134  
 
Rte 134  
  
==== Paddock Family Cemetery (1707)  ====
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==== Paddock Family (1707)  ====
  
 
off Rte 6A  
 
off Rte 6A  
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*Paddock family genealogy [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=290988 FHL]
 
*Paddock family genealogy [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=290988 FHL]
  
==== Quaker Cemetery (1720)  ====
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==== Quaker (1720)  ====
  
Mayfair Rd  
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Mayfair Rd
  
==== Quivet Cemetery (1823)  ====
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==== South Dennis Congregational Church (1796)  ====
 
 
South St. East Dennis
 
 
 
==== South Dennis Congregational Church Cemetery (1796)  ====
 
  
 
Old Main St. and Old Bass River Rd <br>South Dennis  
 
Old Main St. and Old Bass River Rd <br>South Dennis  
  
==== Swan Lake Cemetery (1847) ====
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==== West Dennis (1823) ====
 
 
Depot St. Dennisport
 
 
 
==== West Dennis Cemetery (1823) ====
 
 
 
Fisk and Pond Sts
 
 
 
==== Wixon Family Cemetery aka Smallpox Cemetery (1849) ====
 
 
 
east of Summer St <br>Dennisport
 
 
 
==== Werden-Worden-Homer Cemetery (1639) ====
 
  
off Rte 6A
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Fisk and Pond Sts
  
 
===Centennial celebrations, etc.===
 
===Centennial celebrations, etc.===

Revision as of 07:51, 7 May 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png Massachustts Gotoarrow.png Barnstable County Gotoarrow.png Dennis

Town Hall

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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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.

19 June 1793: Incorporated as a town, from part of Yarmouth.

Archiac name: Nobscusset, Sesuet

Section/Villages within the town: Dennis Port, East Dennis, North Dennis, South Dennis, West Dennis

Boundary Changes

12 July 1945:

8 May 1947: Act of July 12, 1945, amended and bounds between Dennis and Harwich established.

Neighboring Towns

Brewster | Harwich | Yarmouth | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

All locations in Dennis unless otherwise specifically listed.

  • Cemetery inscriptions of Dennis, Massachusetts FHL
  • B.N. Derick's cemetery records of Dennis, Ma. (part of Mayflower Descendant Legacy) FHL
    If you visit theFamily History Library, "If you are using a computer in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, you may use this database by clicking here."

Ancient (18th Century)

behind Town Offices on Main St.
South Dennis

  • Cemetery inscriptions, town hall FHL

Baker Family (1853)

near Swan River Rd
West Dennis

Dennis Village (1794)

Old Bass River Rd., Rte 6A

  • Cemetery inscriptions, Dennis Union Church "Did not copy the newer part" FHL

Gravesite of a child who died from smallpox

corner of Setucket and Airline Sts

Hall Family (1696)

Whig St.

  • Cemetery inscriptions, Hall Cemetery FHL

Howes Family (1650)

New Boston Rd

  • Cemetery inscriptions, Howes Cemetery FHL

Indian

Rte 6A, on shores of Scargo Lake (no markers)

Oak Ridge (1970)

Rte 134

Paddock Family (1707)

off Rte 6A

  • Cemetery inscriptions - Paddock Cemetery FHL
  • Paddock family genealogy FHL

Quaker (1720)

Mayfair Rd

South Dennis Congregational Church (1796)

Old Main St. and Old Bass River Rd
South Dennis

West Dennis (1823)

Fisk and Pond Sts

Centennial celebrations, etc.

Church History and Records

Directories

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 618252
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military Hiastory and Records

Newspapers

Town Records

Vital Records

Indexes

Voting Registers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References