SMN John Bragg Jr.

SMN John Bragg Jr.

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Death 24 Mar 1845 (aged 54–55)
South Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 122783865 · View Source
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Seaman John Bragg served during the War of 1812 aboard the USS Constitution. He enlisted July 12, 1813 and was discharged July 18, 1815.

John Bragg was originally buried at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in South Boston.

The Boston Daily Advertiser – Dec. 7, 1863

"St. Matthew's Church Cemetery – Orders were adopted discontinuing the Cemetery under St. Matthew's Church, Ward 12, and permitting the removal of the remains, providing no objections are made within sixty days. An order was subsequently adopted authorizing the Trustees of Mount Hope Cemetery to set apart for the use of the church before named, a portion of said Cemetery for the burial of the remains that may be exhumed; also to pay the Trustees of the church $600. For expenses that may be occurred."

The Boston Daily Advertiser - Feb. 15, 1867

".. and a lot of 780 feet on Cypress Avenue has been set apart and used, under an order of the City government of 1864, as a receptacle for the contents of the tombs of the old St. Matthew's Church, Church, South Boston."


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  • Created by: Grand Army of the Republic
  • Added: 5 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 122783865
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SMN John Bragg Jr. (1790–24 Mar 1845), Find a Grave Memorial no. 122783865, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Grand Army of the Republic (contributor 47370485) .