Also known as: Rhode Island Hist. Cemetery North Kingstown #43
|Salisbury Road, Cedar Point|
Rhode Island USA
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Note: Two of three principal surnames are misspelled on the cemetery index. None of the stones have the above spelling.
Location: 250 ft east of Post Rd. at telephone pole #423N: On east side of Post Road north of Cocumsccussoc or Smith Castle. The land on which these two adjacent lots is located was originally part of Cocumscussoc but is now privately owned.
69 burials [only 33 inscriptions in the master index: several of the Congon Stones have been moved to the Elm Grove Cemetery] The Ayraults are located in the Updike Lot.
Harris [1 May 1881] The Updike lot was fenced with granite posts and iron rods, The Congdon lot in prime order, wall doubly faced, both extant today. On the same day he noted a lot on the plain to the north, an extensive burial yard of the colored servants of the families buried in the two other cemeteries. 72 large and 8 small graves with rude stones. Only one marked grave was found. No trace of this cemetery was found in 1989.
This cemetery has been recorded and checked.
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