Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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Quick Facts

Establishment and former town name(s)

Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].

1640: Settled.

19 February 1803: Incorporated as a town, State 1802, c76, from part of Harwich, with a provision that certain estates of the remonstrants be allowed to remain in Harwich.

Archiac name:

Satucket, Sawkatucket

Section/Villages within the town: Brewster Station, East Brewster, North Brewster, South Brewster, West Brewster

Brewster, Massachusetts

Boundary Changes

21 June 1811: The Daniel Rogers estate in Harwich annexed to Brewster

25 April 1848: Part annexd to Harwich

20 February 1861: Bounds between Brewster and Orleans established.

20 June 1935: Bounds between Brewster and Orleans re-established.

12 July 1945: Bounds between Brewster and Dennis established.

Neighboring Towns

Dennis | Orleans




Brewster Cemetery (1819)
451 Lower Road

Crosby Cemetery (1816)
Deer Park Road
Nickerson State Park

Dillingham Cemetery (1716)
Stony Brook Road
West Brewster

Capt. David Eldridge Family Cemetery (1836)
two graves off Millstone Road
Nickerson State Park

First Parish Cemetery (1703)
Breakwater Road, Rte 6A

Lincoln-Foster Cemetery (1827)
Long Pond Road, Rte 137

Pine Grove Cemetery (1833)
Foster and Old Cemetery Road

Red Top Cemetery (1818)
Red Top and Stony Brook Roads

Sears Family Cemetery (1726)
off Main St at Airline Road, near Rte 6A
West Brewster, near Dennis town line

Church History and Records



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