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== Town Hall  ==
 
== Town Hall  ==
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[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].  
 
[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].  
  
'''7 January 1639:''' "the names of those to whom graunt of the lands at Mattacheeset, now called Yarmouth..." (Ply. Col. Rec., Vol I, p. 108)
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'''7 January 1639:''' "the names of those to whom graunt of the lands at Mattacheeset, now called Yarmouth..." (Ply. Col. Rec., Vol I, p. 108)  
  
'''Archiac name:''' Hokkanom, Mattacheeset, Nobscussett
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'''Archiac name:''' Hokkanom, Mattacheeset, Nobscussett  
  
'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bass River, Camp Station, Hockanum, Middleton, Point Gammon, Pond Village, South Yarmouth, Town House, Weir Village, West Yarmouth, Yarmouth Farms, Yarmouthport, Yarmouth Village.
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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bass River, Camp Station, Hockanum, Middleton, Point Gammon, Pond Village, South Yarmouth, Town House, Weir Village, West Yarmouth, Yarmouth Farms, Yarmouthport, Yarmouth Village.  
  
 
Wikipedia: {{wpd|Yarmouth, Massachusetts}}  
 
Wikipedia: {{wpd|Yarmouth, Massachusetts}}  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
'''17 June 1641:''' Bounds between Yarmouth and Barnstable established.
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'''17 June 1641:''' Bounds between Yarmouth and Barnstable established.  
  
'''11 March 1658:''' Yarmouth and Barnstable agreed upon bounds.
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'''11 March 1658:''' Yarmouth and Barnstable agreed upon bounds.  
  
'''19 June 1793:''' Part established as Dennis
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'''19 June 1793:''' Part established as Dennis  
  
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
 
==== Neighboring Towns  ====
  
[[Barnstable,_Massachusetts|Barnstable]] | [[Dennis,_Massachusetts|Dennis]] | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south
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[[Barnstable, Massachusetts|Barnstable]] | [[Dennis, Massachusetts|Dennis]] | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
'''Ancient Cemetery (ca. 1639)'''<br> Centre St, off Rte 6A<br> Yarmouthport  
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'''Ancient Cemetery (ca. 1639)'''<br>Centre St, off Rte 6A<br>Yarmouthport  
  
'''Bass River Baptist Cemetery (1813)'''<br> 38 Old Main St., on the grounds of Bass River Community Baptist Church<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Bass River Baptist Cemetery (1813)'''<br>38 Old Main St., on the grounds of Bass River Community Baptist Church<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Civil War Graves Site'''<br> (no gravestones)<br> off Union St., near Rte 6A  
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'''Civil War Graves Site'''<br>(no gravestones)<br>off Union St., near Rte 6A  
  
'''Eldredge-Matthews-Taylor Smallpox Cemetery (1796)'''<br> North Dennis Rd<br> Yarmouthport  
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'''Eldredge-Matthews-Taylor Smallpox Cemetery (1796)'''<br>North Dennis Rd<br>Yarmouthport  
  
'''Georgetown Cemetery (1820)'''<br> High Bank Rd, next to Bass River Golf Course<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Georgetown Cemetery (1820)'''<br>High Bank Rd, next to Bass River Golf Course<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Chandler Gray Cemetery (1988)'''<br> 161 Old Mill Way, at the end of Chandler Gray Rd<br> West Yarmouth  
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'''Chandler Gray Cemetery (1988)'''<br>161 Old Mill Way, at the end of Chandler Gray Rd<br>West Yarmouth  
  
'''Gideon Gray Cemetery'''<br> near Wild Rose Terr, off Dinah's Pond<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Gideon Gray Cemetery'''<br>near Wild Rose Terr, off Dinah's Pond<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Methodist Cemetery (1812)'''<br> Willow St.<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Methodist Cemetery (1812)'''<br>Willow St.<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Pine Grove Cemetery (1820)'''<br> 29 Station Ave<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Pine Grove Cemetery (1820)'''<br>29 Station Ave<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Quaker Cemetery (1811)'''<br> 58 North Main St<br> South Yarmouth  
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'''Quaker Cemetery (1811)'''<br>58 North Main St<br>South Yarmouth  
  
'''Smallpox Cemetery'''<br> Bray Farm Rd, off Rte 6A<br> Yarmouthport  
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'''Smallpox Cemetery'''<br>Bray Farm Rd, off Rte 6A<br>Yarmouthport  
  
'''Smallpox Cemetery (1779)'''<br> Weir Rd, off Rte 6A<br> Yarmouthport  
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'''Smallpox Cemetery (1779)'''<br>Weir Rd, off Rte 6A<br>Yarmouthport  
  
'''Taylor-Hall Smallpox Cemetery (1801)'''<br> located at the 13th hole of the Kings Way Golf Course<br> Rte 6A<br> Yarmouthport  
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'''Taylor-Hall Smallpox Cemetery (1801)'''<br>located at the 13th hole of the Kings Way Golf Course<br>Rte 6A<br>Yarmouthport  
  
'''Woodside Cemetery (1753)'''<br> West Yarmouth Rd and Rte 28<br> West Yarmouth  
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'''Woodside Cemetery (1753)'''<br>West Yarmouth Rd and Rte 28<br>West Yarmouth  
  
'''Yarmouth Indian Memorial Stone'''<br> Indian Memorial Dr.
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'''Yarmouth Indian Memorial Stone'''<br>Indian Memorial Dr.  
  
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]]
 
[[Category:Barnstable_County,_Massachusetts]]

Revision as of 02:31, 27 August 2010

Template:Massachusetts-stubUnited States > Massachustts > Barnstable County > Yarmouth

Town Hall

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].

7 January 1639: "the names of those to whom graunt of the lands at Mattacheeset, now called Yarmouth..." (Ply. Col. Rec., Vol I, p. 108)

Archiac name: Hokkanom, Mattacheeset, Nobscussett

Section/Villages within the town: Bass River, Camp Station, Hockanum, Middleton, Point Gammon, Pond Village, South Yarmouth, Town House, Weir Village, West Yarmouth, Yarmouth Farms, Yarmouthport, Yarmouth Village.

Wikipedia: Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Boundary Changes

17 June 1641: Bounds between Yarmouth and Barnstable established.

11 March 1658: Yarmouth and Barnstable agreed upon bounds.

19 June 1793: Part established as Dennis

Neighboring Towns

Barnstable | Dennis | Cape Cod Bay to the north, Nantucket Sound to the south

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Ancient Cemetery (ca. 1639)
Centre St, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Bass River Baptist Cemetery (1813)
38 Old Main St., on the grounds of Bass River Community Baptist Church
South Yarmouth

Civil War Graves Site
(no gravestones)
off Union St., near Rte 6A

Eldredge-Matthews-Taylor Smallpox Cemetery (1796)
North Dennis Rd
Yarmouthport

Georgetown Cemetery (1820)
High Bank Rd, next to Bass River Golf Course
South Yarmouth

Chandler Gray Cemetery (1988)
161 Old Mill Way, at the end of Chandler Gray Rd
West Yarmouth

Gideon Gray Cemetery
near Wild Rose Terr, off Dinah's Pond
South Yarmouth

Methodist Cemetery (1812)
Willow St.
South Yarmouth

Pine Grove Cemetery (1820)
29 Station Ave
South Yarmouth

Quaker Cemetery (1811)
58 North Main St
South Yarmouth

Smallpox Cemetery
Bray Farm Rd, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Smallpox Cemetery (1779)
Weir Rd, off Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Taylor-Hall Smallpox Cemetery (1801)
located at the 13th hole of the Kings Way Golf Course
Rte 6A
Yarmouthport

Woodside Cemetery (1753)
West Yarmouth Rd and Rte 28
West Yarmouth

Yarmouth Indian Memorial Stone
Indian Memorial Dr.

Church History and Records

History

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 618262
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Minorities

Newspapers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References