Williams Family Cemetery

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Williams Family Cemetery
Also known as:  Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Providence #8, Williams Lot

  • Elmwood Avenue, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • 32 Memorials added (69% photographed)

AKA:
Williams Lot

Location: 75 ft east of Elwood Ave. at telephone pole # 271. In Roger Williams Park between Casino and street.

21 graves with inscriptions from 1717 to 1864
38 unmarked graves
Cenotaph to Roger Williams

75ft x 75ft in good condition enclosed with a metal fence

According to the "Rhode Island Genealogical Dictionary" by Austin 1885:
"...He and his wife, and many descendants, were buried on his homestead farm; the graveyard now within the limits of Roger Williams Park, Providence."

Roger Williams himself was originally interred on this property, and there is a monument to him located here, but his actual remains were removed and re-interred in the base of The Roger Williams Memorial[PV017].

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GPS Coordinates: 41.78339, -71.4184

  • Added: 28 Feb 2007
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2208514