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 Cemeteries and Headstones in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States


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Gravestone of Dr Abiel Howard of Jerusalem Grave Yard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Dr Abiel Howard of Jerusalem Grave Yard in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: In memory of Abiel Howard, M.D. he died Jany the 10th, 1777, in ye 73d year of his age The sweet remembrance of the just Shall flourish when they sleep in dust. 
    HOWARD Dr. Abiel (d. 10 Jan 1777)
 
Gravestone of Rev. John Burr at Jerusalem Graveyard at West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Rev. John Burr at Jerusalem Graveyard at West Bridgewater, MA
 
    BURR Rev. John (d. 16 Mar 1777)
 
Gravestone of Rev. John Burr at Jerusalem Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Rev. John Burr at Jerusalem Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Photo courtesy of Jennifer Goldson 
    BURR Rev. John (d. 16 Mar 1777)
 
Gravestone of Silence Washburn Howard of Jerusalem Grave Yard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Silence Washburn Howard of Jerusalem Grave Yard in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: In memory of Mrs. Silence, the wife of Abiel Howard, M.D. She died Augt ye 17, 1775 ΅tatis 62 In dust I die, to dust I return; This is my place, my destined urn, O think of death, heaven, and hell; Make God your friend and all is well. 
    WASHBURN Silence (d. 17 Aug 1775)
 


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Footstone of Martha Snell Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Footstone of Martha Snell Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    SNELL Martha (d. 19 Mar 1749/50)
 
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Susanna (d. 16 Oct 1705)
KEITH Rev. James (d. 23 Jul 1719)
 
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Susanna (d. 16 Oct 1705)
KEITH Rev. James (d. 23 Jul 1719)
 
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Crypt is located in West Bridgewater Cemetery of Old Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA. Photo was published in "Epitaphs of Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts" by Williams Latham. 
    EDSON Susanna (d. 16 Oct 1705)
KEITH Rev. James (d. 23 Jul 1719)
 
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Grave of Rev. James Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Susanna (d. 16 Oct 1705)
KEITH Rev. James (d. 23 Jul 1719)
 
Gravestone of Abigail Leavitt Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Abigail Leavitt Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    LEAVITT Abigail (d. 4 Jan 1747/48)
 
Gravestone of Abigail, Susanna, and Abigail Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Abigail, Susanna, and Abigail Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    HOWARD Abigail (d. 27 Feb 1851)
HOWARD Mary (d. 24 Apr 1850)
HOWARD Susanna (d. 17 Mar 1814)
 
Gravestone of Abner Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Abner Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    FOBES Abner (d. 20 Jan 1767)
 
Gravestone of Amelia Snell Howard at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Amelia Snell Howard at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    SNELL Amelia (d. 19 Jan 1863)
 
Gravestone of Anna Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Anna Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    JOHNSON Anna (d. 17 May 1753)
 
Gravestone of Bethiah Howard Kingman at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Bethiah Howard Kingman at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: Here lie Burried, Mrs. Bethiah Kingman, ye wife of Mr. Henry Kingman, who died Apr. 30, 1755, In ye 84th year of her age 
    HOWARD Bethiah (d. 30 Apr 1755)
 
Gravestone of Betty and Daniel Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Betty and Daniel Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    JOHNSON Judge Daniel (d. 6 Mar 1785)
LATHAM Betty (d. 14 Oct 1785)
 
Gravestone of Betty and Daniel Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Betty and Daniel Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    JOHNSON Judge Daniel (d. 6 Mar 1785)
LATHAM Betty (d. 14 Oct 1785)
 
Gravestone of Capt. Salmon Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Capt. Salmon Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    HOWARD Captain Salmon (d. 30 Jun 1849)
 
Gravestone of Captain David Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Captain David Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    JOHNSON Capt. David (d. 22 Feb 1773)
 
Gravestone of Captain David Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Captain David Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    JOHNSON Capt. David (d. 22 Feb 1773)
 
Gravestone of Captain Jonathan Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Captain Jonathan Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    HOWARD Captain Jonathan (d. 18 May 1809)
 
Gravestone of Captain Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Captain Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    AMES Captain Thomas (d. 23 Aug 1812)
 
Gravestone of Dwelly Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Dwelly Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    FOBES Dwelly (d. 19 Jun 1783)
 
Gravestone of Elizabeth Fobes Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Elizabeth Fobes Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    FOBES Elizabeth (d. 12 Feb 1758)
 
Gravestone of Ephraim Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Ephraim Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
In memory of Lt Ephraim Howard who died Aug. 11, 1750 in ye 84th year of his age. 
    HOWARD Ephraim (d. 11 Aug 1750)
 
Gravestone of Henry Kingman at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Henry Kingman at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: In memory of Mr. Henry Kingman, who deceased Oct. the 21, 1738, in the 71st year of his age Memento mori 
    KINGMAN Henry (d. 21 Oct 1738)
 
Gravestone of Ichabod Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Ichabod Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    KEITH Ichabod (d. 27 Sep 1753)
 
Gravestone of Ichabod Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Ichabod Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    KEITH Ichabod (d. 27 Sep 1753)
 
Gravestone of John Washburn at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of John Washburn at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
His gravestone reads: John Washburn, was born 1646, married Rebecca Lapham, 1679, died 1719, aged 73 years. He gave the land for this burying-yard and meeting-house. 
    WASHBURN John, Jr. (d. 1719)
 
Gravestone of Joseph Ames at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Joseph Ames at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
The gravestone reads: In memory of Mr. Joseph Ames, who died May ye 14, 1790, in ye 72nd year of his age. My childen dear this place draw near A father's grave to see, Not long ago I was with you, And soon you'll be with me. 
    AMES Joseph (d. 14 May 1790)
 
Gravestone of Joseph Hayward at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Joseph Hayward at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    HAYWARD Joseph (d. 23 Mar 1758)
 
Gravestone of Joseph Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Joseph Keith at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    KEITH Joseph (d. 27 Sep 1730)
 
Gravestone of Major Jonathan Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Major Jonathan Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Here lies buried Major Jonathan Howard, who departed this life May 18th, 1762, in ye 70th year of his age. 
    HOWARD Major Jonathan (d. 18 May 1762)
 
Gravestone of Martha Snell Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Martha Snell Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
The gravestone read: In memory of Mrs. Martha, ye wife of Dea. Ephraim Fobes, who died March 19th, 1750, in the 58th year of her age The Son of God who reigns avove Where angels dwell and saints in love, Down to this world will come and then This matron grave shall rise again. Rise, did I say, yes, rise she must Out of this silent bed of dust; If charity informs us right, To shine in realms of endless light. 
    SNELL Martha (d. 19 Mar 1749/50)
 
Gravestone of Mary Byram Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Mary Byram Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    BYRAM Mary (d. 11 Jan 1767)
 
Gravestone of Mary Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Mary Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Her gravestone reads: Mrs. Mary Fobes wife of Mr. Timothy Fobes died Nov. 14, 1814 aged 71 Why do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at Death's Alarm? 'Tis but the voice of Jesus sends, To call him to his arms. 
    DEAN Mary (d. 14 Nov 1814)
 
Gravestone of Mehitabel Dunham Hayward at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Mehitabel Dunham Hayward at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    DUNHAM Mehitabel (d. 29 Dec 1775)
 
Gravestone of Phebe Ames Howard at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Phebe Ames Howard at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
The gravestone reads: In memory of Mrs. Phebe, wife of Capt. Jonathan Howard, who died May 27th, 1802, her age 65 How loved, how valued once avail me not To whom related, or by whom begot, A heap of dust alone remains of me, 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. 
    AMES Phebe (d. 27 May 1802)
 
Gravestone of Rebecca Lapham Washburn at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Rebecca Lapham Washburn at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    LAPHAM Rebecca (d. 1717)
 
Gravestone of Rebekah Washburn Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Rebekah Washburn Johnson at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    WASHBURN Rebeckah (d. 20 Apr 1764)
 
Gravestone of Rebekah Washburn Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Rebekah Washburn Johnson at Old Graveyward in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    WASHBURN Rebeckah (d. 20 Apr 1764)
 
Gravestone of Sarah Field Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Sarah Field Howard at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    FIELD Sarah (d. 20 Sep 1777)
 
Gravestone of Sarah Howard Bailey at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Sarah Howard Bailey at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    HOWARD Sarah (d. 28 Aug 1774)
 
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Deacon Samuel (d. 19 Jul 1692)
ORCUTT Susannah (d. Abt 1699)
 
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
This is the top of the crypt, with the original inscription. 
    EDSON Deacon Samuel (d. 19 Jul 1692)
ORCUTT Susannah (d. Abt 1699)
 
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Deacon Samuel (d. 19 Jul 1692)
ORCUTT Susannah (d. Abt 1699)
 
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Susanna and Samuel Edson at the Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    EDSON Deacon Samuel (d. 19 Jul 1692)
ORCUTT Susannah (d. Abt 1699)
 
Gravestone of Susanna Littlefield Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Susanna Littlefield Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    LITTLEFIELD Susanna (d. 1 Jun 1753)
 
Gravestone of Thankful Dwelly Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Thankful Dwelly Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    DWELLY Thankful (d. 9 Apr 1776)
 
Gravestone of Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    AMES Thomas (d. 27 Nov 1774)
 
Gravestone of Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Thomas Ames at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    AMES Thomas (d. 3 Feb 1736/37)
 
Gravestone of Timothy Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Timothy Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription: In memory of Mr. Timothy Fobes who, after enduring a painful and lingering malady Departed this Life Oct. 20, A. D. 1805 in the 64th year of his age. The Father's voice is heard no more Though spared to three-score years and four. Let steeping dust in accents cry, Ye children Dear prepare to die. 
    FOBES Timothy (d. 20 Oct 1805)
 
Gravestone of William Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of William Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    FOBES William (d. 20 Jun 1764)
 
Gravestones of Timothy and Mary Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestones of Timothy and Mary Fobes at Old Graveyard in West Bridgewater, MA
Timothy's stone is on the left, Mary's on the right. 
    DEAN Mary (d. 14 Nov 1814)
FOBES Timothy (d. 20 Oct 1805)
 

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Gravestone of Abigail Fobes Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Abigail Fobes Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: In memory of Mrs. Abigail, wife of Capt. Josiah Snell she died Dec. ye 2, 1784, in ye 76 year of her age. Remember me as you pass by, For as you are so once was I; As I am now so you must be; Prepare for death and follow me. 
    FOBES Abigail (d. 2 Dec 1784)
 
Gravestone of Abigail Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Abigail Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: In memory of Abigail Snell, daughter of Mr. Josiah Snell, Jun., and Abigail, his wife, who was born May 30th, 1739, deceased May ye 13th, 1747. 
    SNELL Abigail (d. 13 May 1747)
 
Gravestone of Anne Keith Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Anne Keith Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: Erected in memory of Mrs. Anne, wife of Mr Ephriam Snell, who died June ye 9th 1790 in ye 34th year of her age. 
    KEITH Anne (d. 9 Jun 1790)
 
Gravestone of Betty Howard Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Betty Howard Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Betty Snell, wife of Mr. Nathan Snell, who died Jan. 5, 1830, ΅ 80. 
    HOWARD Betty (d. 5 Jan 1830)
 
Gravestone of Capt Ephraim Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Capt Ephraim Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF CAPT. EPHRAIM SNELL WHO DIED SEPT. 3O, 1805 IN HIS 50TH YEAR My children dear this place draw near A father's grave to see Not long ago I was with you and soon you'll be with me 
    SNELL Capt. Ephraim (d. 30 Sep 1805)
 
Gravestone of Cyrus Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Cyrus Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
The inscription reads: In memory of Mr. Cyrus Snell, who died Oct. 29, 1805, ΅ 27 years. Death is a solemn scene you all must pass, When you draw near, Oh! Mortals, think how soon, My blooming hopes and years are fled in haste, So may your morning sun go down at noon. 
    SNELL Cyrus (d. 29 Oct 1805)
 
Gravestone of Jonathan Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Jonathan Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: In memory of Mr Jonathan Snell, who died Nov. 22,1800 in his 83rd year. My time is spent, my days are past Eternity must count the rest My glass is out, my race is run The holy will of God is done. 
    SNELL Jonathan (d. 22 Nov 1800)
 
Gravestone of Linthea Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Linthea Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    SNELL Linthea (d. 5 Apr 1859)
 
Gravestone of Luther Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Luther Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    SNELL Luther (d. 12 Nov 1787)
 
Gravestone of Martha Fobes Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Martha Fobes Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: In memory of Mrs. Martha wife of Mr. Jonathan Snell she died Nov. 16, 1781 in ye 54th year of her age. 
    FOBES Martha (d. 16 Nov 1781)
 
Gravestone of Mary Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Mary Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Inscription reads: In memory of Mary Snell, daughter of Mr. Josiah Snell, Jr. and Abigail, his wife, who was born Sept ye 30th, 1736, deceased May ye 27th, 1747. 
    SNELL Mary (d. 27 May 1747)
 
Gravestone of Nathan Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestone of Nathan Snell at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
 
    SNELL Nathan (d. 20 Jun 1802)
 
Gravestones of Anna and Edmund Hayward at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Gravestones of Anna and Edmund Hayward at Powder House Cemetery in West Bridgewater, MA
Anna's stone is on the left, Edmund's is on the right. The inscription on her stone reads: In memory of Anna, wife of Mr. Edmund Hayward, who died May 14, 1776, in ye 45th year of her age. 
    HAYWARD Edmund (d. 12 Feb 1781)
SNELL Anna (d. 14 May 1776)