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{{MA-sidebar}}<br>''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[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 Resources ===
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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>
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*[http://www.deathindexes.com/massachusetts/ Online Massachusetts Death Records &amp; Indexes]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70582 Massachusetts, Find A Grave Index, 1620-2011]
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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 Find A Grave for Massachusetts]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ma/index.htm Interment.net for Massachusetts]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/ Billion Graves for Massachusetts]
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}}
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/massachusetts/massachu.html Massachusetts Tombstone Transcriptions]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MA/Cemetery-Records.htm Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records] Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town<br>
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] <br>
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/massachusetts-genealogy.htm Ancestor Hunt ]<br>
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*[http://www.gravematter.com/ A Very Grave Matter]
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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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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/farber/ Farber Gravestone Collection]
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/ma.html I Dream of Genealogy Massachusetts Cemeteries]<br><br>
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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.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70582 ''Web: Massachusetts, Find A Grave Index, 1620-2013''] at Ancestry.com ($)
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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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# [http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/ Symbols] and [http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/grave_symbols.shtml abbreviations] may lead you to other records.
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# Weathering and damage to tombstones make [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/massachusetts/massachu.html early published transcriptions] priceless.}} <br>
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*[http://www.mass-doc.com/mass_cemetery_guide.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Directory] Locations of 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.'''
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ma/ Interment ]Many cemetery inscriptions<br>
  
A collection of index cards listing the burial place of Revolutionary veterans is in:  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MA/Cemetery-Records.htm Massachusetts Genealogy Cemetery Records] Organizes cemetery inscriptions on many sites by county and town<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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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] <br>
  
A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts is:  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/massachusetts/massachu.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription]
  
{{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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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/massachusetts-genealogy.htm Ancestor Hunt ]<br>
  
The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more of these records under:  
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*[http://www.gravematter.com/ Gravematter]
  
MASSACHUSETTS - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES<br>MASSACHUSETTS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
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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>
  
'''Online Resources'''
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=== Collections - Transcriptions  ===
  
*[http://www.mass-doc.com/mass_cemetery_guide.htm Massachusetts Cemetery Directory] Locations of cemeteries
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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.
  
*[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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<br> A collection of index cards listing the burial place of Revolutionary veterans is in:
  
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ma/ Interment ]Many cemetery inscriptions<br>
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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.  
  
*[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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A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts is:
  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] <br>
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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.  
  
*[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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The Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog lists more of these records under:  
  
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/massachusetts-genealogy.htm Ancestor Hunt ]<br>  
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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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Online Resources

The following have significant cemetery listings for Massachusetts State:

  • 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