Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Genealogy
- 1 Town Hall
- 2 Town Clerk
- 3 Quick Facts
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
Named for Jonathan Bourne Sr.
Establishment and former town name(s)
Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), WorldCat 49562661 ▲ FHL Collection book 974.4 H2h 1997.
2 April 1884: Made a town, State 1884, c 127.
Cataumet, Monument Village, North Sandwich, West Sandwich
Section/Villages within the town: Bournedale, Buzzards Bay, Cataumet, Gray Gables, Head of the Bay, Mashnee Island, Monument Beach, North Pocasset, Pocasset, Sacconeesett, Sagamore, Sagamore Beach, Sagamore Highlands, South Pocasset, Wenammet Neck (also called Wing's Neck).
Archives and Libraries
- Jonathan Bourne Public Library
19 Sandwich Rd
Bourne, MA 02532-3698
Note: Has Ancestry Library Edition (in library only)
Biography Resource Center: African Americans, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.
Massachusetts History Online, accessible from anywhere. Provided by MBLC.
15 known cemeteries - go to its own page for detailed information.
Massachusetts 1855 State Census A free Internet index and images to the 1855 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Historical Records Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1855, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.
Massachusetts 1865 State Census A free Internet index and images to the 1865 Massachusetts State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Historical Records Search. This index includes every name listed on the census and is linked to an image including information about each person’s residence and age in 1865, birthplace, occupation, other family members, and neighbors.
Church History and Records
- Bourne (Massachusetts) city directories FHL Collection
1903 with Falmouth
1908 with Falmouth and Sandwich
1926 with Barnstable, Falmouth, Sandwich and Mashpee
1929 Barnstable, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, Yarmouth
- History of Bourne from 1622 to 1937 FHL Collection
Officials and employees
- Annual report of the town officers of the town of Bourne FHL Collection
- Sandwich and Bourne colony and town records FHL Collection
Societies, Libraries and Museums