Friends Burial Ground

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Friends Burial Ground

Location
County Road
Marion, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorials 138 added (91% photographed)

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This is a town-owned cemetery. The earliest burial is not known. This is a Quaker cemetery, and most graves are not marked. A monument here reads:
WITHIN THIS ENCLOSURE
LIE THE REMAINS
OF 326 FRIENDS
200 x 67 FEET

This cemetery is located across the street from the North Marion Cemetery.

The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as MRN800.

This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Rochester, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.12. The town of Marion separated from the town of Rochester in 1852.

This burial place is referenced to in the book "Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts" by Charles M Thatcher as "Records of Cemetery at Handy's Corner Marion - south side of road opposite church".

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GPS Coordinates: 41.72791, -70.77574

  • Added: 25 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2251057