Follett Family Burial Yard

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Follett Family Burial Yard

Location
Pike Avenue
Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorials 7 added (100% photographed)

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This is a town-owned cemetery. It was established in 1815.

Guidelines for cleaning this or the other 5 Historic Burial Grounds are available on the website of the Attleboro Historical Commission.

The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ATT811.

This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Attleborough, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.9.

This burial place is referenced to in the book "A sketch of the History of Attleborough" Boston: Press of S. Usher, 1894 on pages 756-757 and describes this cemetery as: "About three quarters of a century ago a small parcel of land was set aside by Mr. Apollos Follett as a family burial ground. It lies on the road leading from Park Street to the Bearcroft Road, between his house - now occupied by his grandson, Walter H. Follett - and the residence of Mrs. Simpson Harvey. There are but seven gravestones in this little yard, all probably that have been placed, as only a few people are buried here"

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GPS Coordinates: 41.93316, -71.24781

  • Added: 22 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2385567