Items in the Watertown Graves Collection
Killed near Nothfield by Indians Sept. 4, 1675. Richard Beers was admitted freeman at Watertown, March 9, 1637, was granted a license to "keep an ordinary" in Watertown in 1654, and continued that business during his life. He was representative to…
Grave of Mehitabel (Hawkins) Garfield, 1650 -- 1675, Arlington Street Cemetery. "Mehetabel Gearfield the wife of Benjamin Gearfield aged 25 and deceased the 9th day of the 9th month 1675"
The remains of Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks and Patrick Carr. Victims of the Boston Massacre March 5th 1770 were here interred by order of the Town of Boston. Here also lies buried the body of Christopher Snider aged…
Selectman of Watertown, died 1678. Arlington Street Cemetery. "He That Thvs Thouvght of Death ~ In Lifes Vncertentie ~ Hath Dovbtlesse Now a Life ~ That Bringeth Eternity"
In Old Burying Ground, Arlington Street, inscribed, "Here lyes the body of Deacon John Stone, whos life was much desired & whose death is much lamented aged about 55 years. He went rejoycing out of this world and in to the other the 26 day of March…
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