Southern Massachusetts Cemetery Collection, Volume 2
Southern Massachusetts is an area whose settlers and residents figured prominently in the founding and history of the United States, and yet with each passing year and every worn and toppled cemetry stone, the memory of more and more of the brave men and women who gave their lives during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars vanishes. Anyone doing genealogical research in the area covered by this volume can be thankful that these aging, weathering inscriptions have been preserved through transcriptions before they are irretrievably lost. The data in this collection was taken from tombstone inscriptions in 72 different cemeteries spread across nine Massachusetts towns. Every legible tombstone in every known cemetery in the towns covered is included. Each transcription contains some or all of the following information about the deceased: date and place of birth, date and place of death, cause of death, age a time of death, names of spouse(s) and parents, and the names of military organizations and campaigns in which the deceased served. An everyname index makes finding individual names simple. The towns covered in this volume are Attleborough, Dighton, Franklin, Holliston, North Attleborough, Plainville, Rehoboth, Swansea and Wrentham, all in the area of Bristol County, south of Boston.
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