This cemetery contains 48 stones that are listed here as "Marker ### Unknown". These listings were not added in error. The stones are old, large, and worn. They can not be ignored in any credible listing of the cemetery. Burials here are arranged by family, and this might lead to establishing identities. The list of names of those unknowns has dwindled as more family records have been brought forward. It is hoped that the photos of these stones will help lead to the identity of the interred. Research is ongoing.
This cemetery was founded in 1756. It is owned by the Town of Bridgewater.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as BRD810.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.9.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts" by Charles M Thatcher as "Bridgewater Cemetery on South Street".
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts", by Williams Latham, as "The Keith, or South Street Grave-Yard, in Titicut".
GPS Coordinates: 41.95, -70.98056
- Added: 31 Jul 2009
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2316556
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