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Jeremy Belknap

  • Birth 4 Jun 1744 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 20 Jun 1798 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Chestnut Avenue, Lot 2359.
  • Memorial ID 6687442

Historian, Author. He was the founder of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and his three-volume "History of New Hampshire" (published between 1784 and 1792) became the first modern historical work by an American. Originally buried at the Granary Burial Ground, his remains were later moved to Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6687442
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremy Belknap (4 Jun 1744–20 Jun 1798), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6687442, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .