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Bill McEvoy (#46902415)
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THERE IS NOW A LINK TO THE CATHOLIC MOUNT AUBURN CEMETERY PROJECT.

http://historicalsocietyofwatertownma.org/HSW/

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RAINSFORD ISLAND CEMETERY - BOSTON HARBOR 2-20-2014

Burials have been posted from 1850 - 1896 (end of burial activity). Currently searching for Civil War Soldiers. Burial information indicates sad and tragic place.

GALLOPS ISLAND CEMETERY BOSTON HARBOR 7-3-2014 JAN 1871 -MARCH 31, 1873 JAN 1902 - MARCH 1902

CATHOLIC MOUNT AUBURN - UPDATE 6-19-2016

145 Civil War Veterans found, although there may be many more due to common names and occupation noted as "Laborer"

Completed adding available newspaper information for cause of death: 26 homicide, 698 accidents and 23 suicides.

Many burials at Catholic Mount Auburn are misidentified on the City/Town death records as being buried at other cemeteries. All area cemeteries are mentioned. The Mount Auburn Cemetery (noted at Cambridge) is incorrectly noted many times.

1854 - December 31, 1920 Edited using death certificates. Online death records end at 1920.

MISSING RECORDS: I HAVE VERFIED WITH THE CATHOLIC CEMETERY ASSOCIATION AND SEEN FOR MYSELF THAT THEY DO NOT HAVE THEM.
I ADDED BURIALS BY A REVIEW OF THE DEATH RECORDS OF BOSTON, CAMBRIDGE, SOMERVILLE, WATERTOWN, BELMONT, CHELSEA. --
Missing -

June 1, 1882 - December 31, 1884 (Somerville & Chelsea records did not list a city or cemetery of burial and could not be added for that period.

June 1885
August 1895
Jan 1 1910 - June 30, 1911
September - October 1916
January - April 1920
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JM
Thank you, Bill!
Thanks again for your excellent work at Mt. Auburn Cemetery! Lots of ancient burial data to track there!

Added by JM on Feb 04, 2017 8:59 PM
Cheryl GT
RE: John
The John "Jack" O'Malley that I have a memorial for was my father in law. He was a truck driver.
Added by Cheryl GT on Feb 02, 2017 10:51 AM
JM
Birds and Peter Burke under RM's gravestone
Thanks for clarifying!

I copied your note about who was buried under RM's gravestone with a flowers note I left for
each of the other RM let share his grave so you don't get this question again:

"Per manager of these memorials, also buried in this grave:
BIRD, CHILD
BIRD, HUGH
BIRD, MARGARET E
BIRD, MARY
BURKE, PETER"

Thanks for keeping track of these many complicated details at this historic cemetery.

JM
Added by JM on Jan 30, 2017 11:23 PM
Molly H.
James Keating
Bill,
Thank you VERY much for the photo. I really appreciate it. Thank you for the effort that you took even though there was not a stone, and the careful way that you added the arrow to the photo!
All the very best to you,
Molly
Added by Molly H. on Jan 30, 2017 11:39 AM
Neil D Scheidt
RE: LTC James Fleming
There was a government stone ordered for him and shipped to his cemetery. The order was dated Nov 29, 1879. It was possibly never shipped, lost, stolen of is buried beneath the ground- which I have found very often. If you know his exact grave location you could probe around. Otherwise, contact the local Veteran group and place an order which will be made if you are a descendant or perhaps even if you're not.
Good luck
Neil
Added by Neil D Scheidt on Jan 24, 2017 12:34 PM
James W. Waters
Rainsford
Thanks for your herculean efforts.
Added by James W. Waters on Jan 05, 2017 6:47 AM
Cemetery Guy
John Cox 1815-1835
Took me a while to remember the source.

It was newspaper extracts at Ancestry.com that led to discovery of his whereabouts.

I updated to include additional info in his bio.

You might able to find more listings of deaths at Rainsford Island through Ancestry.com's "U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930"
Added by Cemetery Guy on Dec 19, 2016 9:17 PM
Gene Baumwoll CSW
Gibbons family
You may find this interesting..From Shorpy photo archive a photo of the family August 1912
Honest Household Scrolling down a member did some census searching and got some biographical information. I added the photo to Charles and Mary J-you may wish to rearrange the photo order. It is high resolution with amazing detail if you click on it
Added by Gene Baumwoll CSW on Dec 01, 2016 7:48 PM
BK
RE: Also in Cunningham lot
Bill ,Thank you for the additional information on the Cunningham lot 36. Did the Cunninghams own lot 37 also?
Added by BK on Oct 20, 2016 6:10 PM
Lainey D
RE: Drake lot, Catholic Mt Auburn
Thank you so much. Your time and thoughtfulness is much appreciated.
Added by Lainey D on Oct 19, 2016 10:11 PM
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