|Watch Hill Road|
Rhode Island USA
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
WY007 JAMES BABCOCK GROUND WESTERLY RI
Location: 15 ft east of WATCH HILL RD at TEL pole # 1100 40 burials with 28 inscriptions from 1731 to 1898 150 ft x 200 ft in fair condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign ??? NOTE: Frederic Denison recorded this lot 1867-8; This is south of Mastuxet Brook, on the slope of the hill, east of the highway leading to Lottery Village. It is perhaps the largest, and it is one of the oldest of the ancient burial places in the town. This contains John Babcock and his wife Mary, and many of their descendants. We copy from the inscriptions of the tombstones of all persons above the age of twenty, taking only the names and dates. see article in Westerly Daily Sun 10 Jul 1906 This cemetery has been recorded and checked.