Cemetery notes and/or description: This cemetery was established pre-1700. It's east side fence is the border with neighboring Kelley Family Burying Ground.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ACU800.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts to 1850" Published by: New England Historic Genealogical Society as G.R.39 (Acushnet Cemetery - established in the reign of Queen Anne in the old township of Dartmouth).
Acushnet was a part of Dartmouth until 1787. Acushnet was then a part of New Bedford until 1812. Acushnet was then a part of Fairhaven until 1860, when it became a town.