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Burying Grounds, Cemeteries, Gravestones & History of Amesbury, Massachusetts

Cemeteries & History of Amesbury, Massachusetts

Union Cemetery is found on Rt. 110, Haverhill Rd., in Amesbury. It's also referred to as Sandy Hill Burying Ground and Bartlett Cemetery. The oldest section is located on the spot of the first Meeting House in Amesbury, erected in 1665. The location also includes Bartlett Cemetery (est. 1888) and Friends Quaker Cemetery, which has no markers. See it's location and get directions at Yahoo Maps.

The Golgotha Burying Ground is also found on Rt. 110 (Macy St.), about a half a mile east. It is the first burial ground in Amesbury but there are no markers.

Cemetery Status: Union Cemetery Good condition. Grounds are well kept. Several broken stones including early 17th century ones, many are partially buried.

Cemetery Management Contact:
Amesbury Cemetery Advisory Commission
c/o Mayor's Office
62 Friend Street
Amesbury, MA 01913
ph: 978.388.8121
fx: 978.388.6727

Golgotha Burying Ground

Amesbury's First Burying Ground Memorial

Richard Currier
Orlando Bagley
John Bailey
Willaim Barnes
Thomas Barnard
Henry Blaisdell
Philip Challis
Anthony Colby
John Colby
Edward Cottle
Jarret Haddon
John Hoyt
William Huntington
Thomas Macy
George Martin
Valentine Rowell
William Sargent
John Weed

Union Cemetery

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Phillip ?, 2nd photo d. 1746
Charles Allen d. 1823, of the Parish of St. Brevels, Gloucester Co., England.
Deborah Allen d. 18??
Jacob Allen d. 1871, in Fulsom, California.
James Allen d. 18??, in Arkansas.
Jonathan Allen d. 18??
Madison Allen d. 1862 in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Mary Allen d. 18??
Mary Allen d. 1888
Belinda Babb d. 1891
Daniel Babb d. 1838
Elizabeth M. Babb d. 1836
John Leonard Babb d. 1859
Leonard Babb d. 1827
Mary Jane Babb d. 1840
Abigail Bagley d. 1889
Abby Bagley d. 1842
Amos Bagley d. 1796
Betsey Fowler Bagley d. 1862
Daniel C. Bagley d. 1864
David Bagley d. 1803
David Bagley d. 1886
Dorothy Blaisdell Bagley d. 1850
Edward S. Bagley d. 1855
Frederick Bagley d. 1868
Hannah Bagley d. 1849
Squire Lowell Bagley, photo 2, d. 1784, his home is now known as the Mary Baker Eddy Museum located on Main St. and is open to the public. Mrs. Eddy wrote many of her early writings on Christian Science in this house while staying with him and his family.
Mary Bagley d. 1816
Mary Bagley d. 1782, (wife of William)
Mary F Bagley, photo 2, d. 1816
Sarah A. Brown Bagley d. 1897
Sarah O. Bagley, photo 2, d. 1822
Sarah O. Bagley, II, photo 2, d. 1824
Sarah Osgood Bagley, photo 2, d. 1791
Capt. Valentine Bagley, photo 2, d. 1839, he was immortalized in a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier entitled "The Captain's Well", which tells the story of the shipwreck of Captain Valentine Bagley, on the coast of Arabia, and his sufferings in the desert where he vowed to dig a well so that no man should suffer from thirst as he did. Photo postcard
William Bagley d. 1791
William D. Bagley d. 1920
Hannah Stanwood Bagly d. 17??
Jacob Bagly d. 1767
Keziah Currier Bagly d. 1754
Emma Bahan d. 18??
Mary Bahan d. 1862
Patrick Bahan d. 1873
Timothy Bahan d. 1867
Elizabeth Bailey d. 1862
Susan E. Currier Bailey d. 1868
William Bailey d. 1857
Polly Balch d. 1790
Polly Balch d. 1794
Ellen Banks d. 1868
Hannah Banks d. 1869, a native of Co. Galway Parish, of Church Friar Ireland.
James Banks d. 1863
Martin Banks d. 1868
Patrick Banks d. 1867
Charles A. Barker d. 1872
Mary Jane Barker d. 1890
David J Barnard d. 1870
Eliphalet Barnard d. 1855
Elizabeth Barnard, photo 2, d. 1772, angel-style soul effigy carving.
George M. Barnard d. 1931
Hannah Barnard d. 1832, wife of Col. John Barnard.
Hannah Frost Barnard d. 1852
Isaac Barnard d. 1823, Capt. John Currier's co., Col.
James Frye's regt., Revolutionary War.

Capt. John Barnard d. 1718/19
Capt. John Barnard, photo 2, d. 1815
Lydia Barnard d. 1854
Mary Barnard d. 1831
Mary Barnard d. 1832
Mary D. Barnard d. 1886
Sally Blaisdell Barnard d. 1822
Tabitha Barnard d. 1787
Capt. Timothy Barnard, photo 2, d. 1796, Col. Moses Little's Company, Revolutionary War. Angel-style soul effigy carving.
Timothy Barnard, jr., photo 2, d. 1789
Timothy Barnard d. 1797
Thomas K. Barnard d. 1849
Anna Bartlet d. 1778
Anna Bartlet Jr. d. 1778
Electa Bartlett, photo 2, d. 1853
George ?itton Bartlett d. 1906
Hannah Bartlett, 2nd stone d. 1719, sister of Josiah Bartlett (who signed the Declaration of Independence) who died at age 4.
Hannah Bartlet d. 1805, wife of Ensign Simeon Bartlett.
Hannah S. Bartlett d. 1860
John W. Bartlett d. 1843
John W. Bartlett d. 1889
Josephene J. Bartlett d. 1859
Lieut. Joseph Bartlet d. 1822, Revolutionary War veteran.
Mary Bartlett d. 1729, sister of Josiah Bartlett who died at age 5.
Mary Bartlett d. 1795
Mary Bartlet d. 1807
Mary Bartlet Jr. d. 1816
Mary E. Bartlett d. 1915
Ens. Simeon Bartlet d. 1798, brother of Josiah Bartlett who was Governor of New Hampshire and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Simeon was a member of Capt. Richard Titcomb's co. and Capt. Joshua French's co. during the Revolutionary War.
Stephen Bartlett, photo 2, d. 1773, father of Josiah Bartlett (Signer of the Declaration of Independence), deacon of the First Church of Christ in Amesbury.
Abba L. Newcomb Bassett d. 1869
Agnes A. Bassett d. 1919
Albert M. Bassett d. 1884
Christopher Bassett d. 1885
Edwin A. Bassett d. 1894
Frances A. Rand Bassett d. 1892
John T. Bassett d. 1908
Susan Batchelder d. 1885
Abigail Bayley d. 1800
Abner L. Bayley d. 1870
Anna Bayley d. 1774, wife of Capt. William Bayley.
Charles Bayley d. 1822
Charles James Bayley d. 1842
Dorcas Bayley d. 1735
Elizabeth Lowell Bayley, stone 2, d. 1868
Hannah S. Bayley d. 1907
James Bayley d. 1822
Jonathan Bayley d. 1798
Mary E. Bayley d. 1887
Moses Bayley d. 1852
Moses Bayley d. 1857
Orlando S. Bayley, stone 2, d. 1817
Susannah Leach Bayley d. 1850
John Bell d. 1894, USS Wabash, Civil War?
Margaret E. Bell d. 1918
Dorothy Blaisdell d. 1824
Elizabeth P. Taylor Blaisdell d. 1846
Franklin Blaisdell d. 1889
Isabella Snow Blaisdell d. 1874
John Blaisdell, photo 2, d. 1784
John Blaisdell jr. d. 1831
Joseph Blaisdell d. 1848
Nancy Blaisdell d. 1846
Ens. Samuel Blaisdell, photo 2, Jackson's Massachusetts Militia, Revolutionary War.
Stephen Blaisdell d. 1780
Thomas Blaisdell d. 18??
William Blaisdell d. 1876
Judith Blasdel d. 1786
Leonard C. Boardman d. 1886
Nancy M. Boardman d. 1887
Rebecca P. Breed d. 1889
Abby M. Brown, photo 2, d. 1913
Archibald Brown d. 1886
Arthur T. Brown, photo 2, d. 1912
Carrie L. Brown d. 1868
Charles Brown d. 1907
Sarah J. Brown d. 1872
George Brown d. 1885
Hannah Burnam d. 1832, wife of Col. Jonathan Burnam.
Charles H. Butler d. 1886
Rebecca Butler d. 1859
Mary Whittier Caldwell d. 1861
Mary Jane Callighan d. 1865
Betsey Cammett d. 1879
Catherine Cammett d. 1886
Daniel C. Cammett d. 1864, Member of Co. B, 17th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, Civil War. He died of disease while a prisoner of war in Salisbury, North Carolina.
John Cammett d. 1872
Lizzie M. Cammett d. 1863
Samuel S. Cammett d. 1874
Sarah Cammett d. 1871
Charles P. Carlton d. 18??
Charles W. Carlton d. 1864, A member of Co. E 3rd US Artillery, reported missing at the Battle of Olustee Florida, Civil War.
Mary P. Carlton d. 1895
Henry C. Cary d. 1905
Mary Bagley Cary d. 1920
Elizabeth Chase d. 1801
Mary Chase, photo 2, d. 1796
Elder Moses Chase d. 1797
Robert Chase, photo 2, d. 1801
John Challis d. 1743
Sarah Christian d. 1845
Mary Christian d. 1832
Merchant Cleaves d. 1849, private 4th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 6th Division Massachusetts Militia, War of 1812.
Mercy Cleaves d. 1848
Harriet F. Clifford d. 1863
Ann Coffin d. 1883
Ann M. Colby d. 1874
Betsey Colby d. 1864
Ebenezer Colby d. 1801
Elijah Colby d. 1824
Ella Colby d. 18??
John Colby d. 1821
John H. Colby d. 1859
Mary Colby d. 1801, died one day before her infant son.
Mary A. Colby d. 18??
Obadiah Colby, photo 2, d. 1832, died one month after his wife.
Obadiah Colby d. 1892
Polly H. Colby, photo 2, d. 1834
Sally Colby, photo 2, d. 1832
Timothy Colby d. 1857
William Colby d. 1839
William E. Colby d. 1858
John Collins d. 1867, a native of the parish of Middleton, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Margaret Collins d. 1875, born in Galway, Ireland.
Mary J. Collins d. 1833
Nancy Jane Collins d. 1828
Caroline C. Cottrell d. 1918
Almira F. Cowden d. 1894
Asa W. Cowden d. 1901
Emma F. Cowden d. 1857
Hannah E. Cowden d. 1892
John E. Cowden d. 1890
Joseph A. Cowden d. 1831
Sally W. Bayley Cowden d. 185?
Sarah B. Cowden d. 1868
Caroline Cram d. 1868
Hannah Crown, photo 2, d. 1881
Capt. Joseph Crown d. 1816, in the West Indies.
Nancy Crown, photo 2, d. 1826
William B. Crown d. 182?
Abigail Currier d. 1824
Artemissa W. Currier d. 1911
Elizabeth Currier, photo 2, d. 1834
Hannah Currier d. 1843
Jacob Currier, photo 2, d. 1742
Jacob Currier, photo 2, d. 1831
Jacob Bagley Currier, photo 2, d. 1850
Jacob Bagley Currier, photo 2, d. 1827
John Currier d. 1773
Deacon John Currier d. 1806
John Currier d. 1806
Levi Currier, jr d. 1809
Levi T. Currier d. 1887
Loisa Currier d. 1807
Mary Currier d. 1795
Mary Currier d. 1810
Mary Currier, photo 2, d. 1830
Melintha Currier d. 1809
Major Nathaniel Currier, photo 2, heelstone, d. 1776
Sally Currier d. 1816
Sally Currier d. 1899
Thomas Currier d. 1861
Daniel M. Curtis, Co. B, 40th New York Infantry, Civil War. Was captured and a POW for 7 months.
Ellen F. Curtis d. 1858
Hannah Curtis d. 1885
Timothy Curtis d. 1862, a seaman who died in Valligo, California.
Alfred H. Damsell d. 1850
Mary J. Damsell d. 1853
Thomas Damsell d. 1866
Eddie Davis d. 1865
Richard Davis d. 1882
Maud De Van d. 1872
Augusta B. Dearborn d. 1868
David L. Dearborn d. 1884
Hannah M. Dearborn d. 1867
John M. Dearborn d. 1803
William Dearborn d. 1804
Benaiah S. Dow d. 1832
Jacob F. Dow d. 1864, Member of Co. A, 35th Reg.
Mass. Vols. died at Annapolis, MD.

Maria B. Dow d. 1898
Sarah A. Dow d. 1880
Mary Jane Ellis d. 18??
Nathaniel W. Ellis d. 1889
William Albert Ellis d. 1859
William R. Ellis d. 18??
Ella Maria Emery d. 1864
Moses Emery d. 1822
Eleanor Evans d. 1893
Hartwell Evans d. 1847
Olive Jane Evans d. 1868
Sergt. Jarvis Flanders, photo 2, 2nd stone, 3rd stone d. 1778, Sergeant, Capt. Henry Morrill's co., Col. Caleb Cushing's regt., Revolutionary War.
Benaiah Flanders I d. 1771
Benaiah Flanders II d. 1815
Mary Davis Flanders, photo 2, second stone, d. 1775
Caroline P. Follansbee d. 1889
Charles Follansbee d. 1907
Daniel Follansbee d. 1904
Sibyl Follansbe, photo 2, d. 1796
Clarissa Lee Folsom d. 1897
Annie S. Bagley Folsom d. 1917
Joseph P. Folsom d. 1889
Lydia K. Chase Folsom d. 1838
Eugene H. Foot d. 1847
Hannah Foot d. 1864
Hannah J. Cram Foot d. 1872
James Foot d. 1846
Sally Foot d. 1838
Theophilus Foot d. 1831
Jane S. Foote d. 1883
Lowell J. Foote d. 1887
Hannah Forbes d. 1815
Levi Forbes, photo 2, d. 1802
Catherine P. Taylor Foss d. 1849
Gilman P. Foss d. 1901
Sally Webster Foss
Silas M. Foss
Susan W. Foss d. 1902
Mary Osgood Fowler d. 1816
Henry F. Fremont d. 1842
Horace Fremont d. 1877
Julia Fremont d. 1883
Ruhamah Fremont d. 1880
Dorothy P. Currier French d. 1845

Mary Worthen Gale d. 1853
Osborn Gale d. 1855
Carrie M. Gillis d. 1867
Elmer Bartlett Gillis d. 1866
Eliza Gogan d. 1854
Hannah Gogan d. 1854
Mary Ann Gogan d. 1854
Amanda M. Goodhue d. 1911
Jonathan Goodhue d. 1867
Mary Tearns Goodhue d. 1844
Abigail Goodridge, photo 2, d. 1786
Abigail Goodridge d. 1876
Eliza H. Goodridge d. 1833
Elizabeth Goodridge, photo 2, d. 1778
Lieut. Ezekiel Goodridge, photo 2, d. 1777, killed at the Capture of General Burgoyne, Revolutionary War. Member of Capt. Eliphalet Bodwell's Co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt., also Col. Michael Jackson's regt., Revolutionary War.
Ezekiel Goodridge Jr., photo 2, d. 1777
Molly Goodridge Sr., photo 2, d. 1814, wife of Lt. Ezekiel, in a year and a half's time she lost her husband and 4 children.
Molly Goodridge Jr., photo 2, d. 1777
Nancy Goodridge, photo 2, d. 1778
Sarah Goodridge d. 1817
William Goodridge d. 1835
William Goodridge d. 1838
David Goodwin d. 1875
E. Augustus Goodwin d. 1921
Ephraim Goodwin d. 1844
Eliza Goodwin d. 1804
Eliza Wells Goodwin d. 1924
Elizabeth Goodwin d. 1863
Hannah J. Goodwin d. 1843
John H. Goodwin d. 18??
Lydia A. Goodwin d. 1843
Rebecca Goodwin d. 1909
Samuel Gould, photo 2, stone 2, d. 1726
Sarah Gould, photo 2, d. 1722
Bridget Gorman d. 186
James Gorman d. 1863
Mary F. Gorman d. 1865
Ellen Grace d. 1862, born in Co. Kilkenny, Ireland.
Marcellia Grace d. 1865
Elisabeth S. Bagley Greely d. 1888
Nathaniel Greely d. 1902
George Grover d. 1887
Sarah Bagley Grover d. 1879
B.E. Gunnison d. 1888
Benjamin Gunnison d. 1859
Isaac Gunnison d. 1844
Sarah A. Gunnison d. 1888
Burtie C. Hardy, front of stone, d. 1888
Caroline Kingsbury Haylord d. 1869
Alfred Haynes d. 1868
Elizabeth J. Stone Haynes d. 1891
Jeremiah Hibbert d. 1791, only son of Rev. Thomas Hibbert.
Herbert A. Hill d. 1879
Isabella C. Titcomb Hill d. 1878
Albert E. Hills d. 1856
Cyrus Albert Hills d. 185?
Ebenezer Hills d. 1864
Louise C. Osgood Hills d. 1932
Mary Jane Hills d. 1832
Mary R. Hills d. 1876
Robert H. Hills d. 1947
Sally Hills d. 1823, wife of Dr. Rufus Hills, who later moved to Erie, PA.
Susan E. Bagley Hills d. 1836
Freeman E. Hodge d. 1915, Co. K, 3rd regt. Vermont, Civil War.
Susan A. Pierce Hodge d. 1920
Hannah Hoite d. 1776, died on the same day as her sister Sarah.
Sarah Hoite d. 1776
Jershua Hood d. 1862
Joseph Hood d. 1816
William Bagley Hood d. 1814
Aaron Hoyt d. 1822
Ann Hoyt d. 1828
Anna Pearson Hoyt d. 1785
Hannah Hoyt d. 1819
Hannah Hoyt d. 1875
Lydia Hoyt d. 1823
Moses Hoyt d. 1846
Sarah Ann Hoyt d. 1836
Lieut. Willebee Hoyt d. 1823
William Hoyt d. 1793
Elizabeth Fielden Hume d. 1855, died at Danvers.
George Hume d. 1862
George Hume d. 1884, born in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland.
George J. Hume d. 1875
Helen Fielden Hume d. 1918
Isabel Hay Hume d. 1883, born in Stetchell, Boxburghshire, Scotland.
John Hume d. 1907, born in Greenlaw, Scotland.
William Hume d. 1877
Lucy E. Hussey d. 1846
Ann B. Jewell d. 1872
George Jewell d. 1884
Joseph Jewell d. 1889
Sarah S. Jewell d. 1891
Mary Johnson d. 1830
Samuel Jones d. 1742/43
Mary Keefe d. 1869
Mary Kelly d. 1869
John J. Kendrick d. 1889
Mary Kendrick d. 1810
Mary A. Whittemore Kendrick d. 1877
Nancy Kendrick d. 1877
Samuel Kendrick d. 1811
Samuel Kendrick d. 1870
Joseph Killam d. 1873
Mary Ann Killam d. 1893
Albert M. Kingsbury d. 1862, Co. D, 22nd Massachusetts Volunteers, Civil War. Died from wounds received in battle.
Caroline P. Kingsbury d. 1838
Eliza Kingsbury d. 1860
Eliza Ann Kingsbury d. 1869
Harriet N. Sawyer Kingsbury d. 1900
Hellen Augusta Kingsbury d. 1869
Joseph Kingsbury d. 1831
Joseph Kingsbury d. 1883
Joseph Warren Kingsbury d. 1875, Co. A, 15th Massachusetts Volunteers, Civil War.
Nancy Lane, photo 2, d. 1798
Thomas Lane, photo 2, d. 1797
Rev. Nathaniel Lasell d. 1880
Susan S. Lasell d. 1904
Archibald Lewis d. 1865
Martha A. Lewis d. 1872
J. Peaslee Little d. 1913
Mary A. Jewell Little d. 1910
Barzilla Lombard d. 1829, at New Orleans.
Lydia Osgood Lombard d. 1796
Susan Osgood Lombard d. 1847
Capt. Abner Lowell d. 1795, lost at sea.
Capt. Abner Lowell jr., photo 2, d. 1815, Captain of a company of Matrosses stationed at Falmouth and then at the Seacoast, Massachusetts during the Revolutionary War.
Anna Lowell d. 1789, wife of Simeon Lowell who was the originator of Lowell's Boat Shop, the oldest boat building shop in the nation, located on Main St. at Salisbury Point.
Elizabeth Lowell, photo 2, d. 1810, wife of Capt. Abner Lowell jr..
Hannah Lowell d. 1783, wife of Capt. Samuel Lowell.
Lewis Lowell d. 1777, Revolutionary War veteran.
Susanna Lowell d. 1835
William Lowell d. 1788
Ann Lusty d. 1894
James Lusty d. 1904
T.A. MacDonald d. 1952
Mary P. Mann d. 1836
Eliphalet Martin d. 1812, died at sea.
Jacob Martin d. 1812, died at sea.
John Martin d. 1843
Capt. Jonathan Martin d. 1812, in Port St. Vincent, West Indies.Revolutionary War veteran.
Rebecca Martin d. 1871
Sarah Martin d. 1824
Patrick McGough d. 1870
Sergt. ??? McKrillis d. 18??, Revolutionary War veteran.
Dea. David Merrill d. 1789
Elenor Blaisdell Merrill d. 1767
Maud A. Merritt d. 1907
Abigail Morrill d. 1866
Albert Morrill d. 1833
Anna Osgood Morrill d. 1795
Bayden W. Morrill d. 1948
Charles W. Morrill d. 1860
Daniel Morrill d. 1884
Elizabeth Morrill d. 1832
Sister Emeline (Morrill) d. 1891
Frank Forrest Morrill d. 1920
George T. Morrill, Co. C, 3rd Maine Infantry, Civil War.
George W. Morrill d. 1888
Hannah S. Morrill d. 1845
Harriet Bagley Morrill d. 1829
Henry Morrill d. 1785
Henry H. Morrill d. 18??
Henry N. Morrill d. 1906
Georgetta Perley Morrill d. 1854
Horace Adams Morrill d. 1857
Isaiah Morrill d. 1825
Isiah Morrill d. 1826
Julie Ann Morrill d. 1822
Lucy Morrill d. 18??
Lydia Morrill d. 1861
Lydia F. Morrill d. 1891
Margaret C. Morrill d. 1963
Mary Currier Morrill d. 1886
Mary Helen Morrill d. 1923
Mary J. Morrill d. 1855
Rebackah Barnes Morril d. 1727
Paulina Morrison d. 1805
Clara L. Morse d. 1900
Clarence S. Morse d. 1951
Darius Morse d. 1886
Isabel Ladd Morse d. 1838
Sadie J. Morse d. 1930
Henry Morss d. 1848
Nancy Morss d. 1875
Caroline M. Mowatt d. 1840
John Mullen d. 1867
Michael Mullen d. 1870, of Ironpool, Parish of Kilconly, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Mary S. Colby Neal d. 1857
Annie M. O'Dowd d. 1888
Joseph Clarence Killam O'Dowd d. 1866
Sgt. Major Moses M. Ordway, Co. I, 40th Massachusetts Infantry, Civil War.
Lucy Ordway d. 1864
William Ordway d. 1869
Edward M. Osgood d. 1922
George W. Osgood d. 1914
John F. Osgood d. 1867
Lyman Osgood d. 1902
Martha F. Osgood d. 1948
Mary Osgood d. 1911
Mary Woodman Osgood d. 19??
Nathan Burnham Osgood d. 1865, Co. H, 58th Massachusetts Volunteers.
Rebecca Osgood d. 1895
William Osgood d. 1858
Isaiah Page d. 1879
Katherine Shapley Page d. 1894
Mary H. Pierce Page d. 1884
Rebecca B. Paige d. 1865
Samuel Paige d. 1872
Sarah Parsons d. 1803
Eliza Ann Brown Patten d. 1888
Enos Brown Patten d. 1923
Robert Willis Patten d. 1901
Thomas Pearson d. 1785
Mary Peaslee, back of stone, d. 1888
James Pecker d. 1843
Dea. George Perkins d. 1851
Mary Perkins d. 1871
Mary Ann Perkins d. 1871
Eliza Pickering d. 1863
James Pickering d. 1864
Lydia A. Pierce d. 1893
Ebenezer Pierson d. 1794, drowned.
Jonathan Pressey d. 1886
Sarah E. Pressey d. 1873
Hannah Quinby d. 1786
Lt. Daniel Quinby, photo 2, d. 1791
Lt. Robert Quinby, photo 2, d. 1843
Sarah Quinby, photo 2, d. 1770, 1st wife of Lt. Daniel
Sarah Quinby, photo 2, d. 1824, 2nd wife of Lt. Daniel
Sarah Quinby, photo 2, d. 1812, wife of Lt. Robert
Catherine Quinn d. 1881
Ellen Quinn d. 1885
Michael Quinn d. 1866
Anna Colby Randall d. 1802, wife of Capt. Isaac Randall.
Mary Randall d. 1816
Harriet L. Blackburn Richmond d. 1846
Joseph Thomas Richmond d. 1849
Abigail Rowell d. 1843
Abigail J. Rowell d. 1903
Charles Rowell d. 1901
Edward H. Rowell d. 1857
Elisabeth Rowell d. 18??
George Rowell, 2nd stone d. 1871
George William Rowell, 2nd stone d. 1861
Georgiana Rowell, 2nd stone d. 1863
Jacob Rowell d. 18??
Jacob Rowell d. 1871
Jacob H. Rowell d. 1844
John Rowell d. 1872
Lydia J. Rowell d. 1897
Lydia L. Rowell d. 1857
Lydia L.D. Rowell d. 1851
Rebecca G. Rowell, 2nd stone d. 1871
Samuel Rowell d. 1890
Sarah Rowell d. 1881
Robert Sargent d. 1814
Sarah E. Sargent d. 1871
Charles W. Saxton d. 1873
Caroline H. Hills Smith d. 1855
Charles Stone d. 1865
Levi Stone d. 1873
Mary Stone d. 1838
Mary A. Stone d. 1840
Mary A. Stone d. 1866
William Stone d. 1851
Alexander Sutherland d. 1890
Hannah Wadleigh Swett d. 1829
William Swett d. 1821
Mary Stearns Jewell Tappan d. 1874
Harriet N. Taylor d. 1828
James Taylor d. 1845
James H. Taylor d. 1852
John Taylor d. 1845
Mary C. Taylor d. 1823
Andrew Templeton d. 1867
Dorothy Teuxbury d. 1799
Eliot Tibbetts d. 1842
Polly Tibbetts d. 1851
Alice Titcomb d. 18??
Capt. David A. Titcomb d. 1877
Isabella Titcomb d. 1852
Capt. Oliver Titcomb d. 1795, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Henry Morrill's Co.; Captain, Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; regiment raised to guard General Burgoyne's Army after his surrender, Revolutionary War.
Sarah Ring Titcomb d. 1884
John Timmons d. 1864, native of Temple Seovia, Davistown Co., Wexford, Ireland.
Abigail C. Tuxbury d. 1817
Anna Tuxbury d. 1842
Hannah H. Tuxbury d. 1824
Isaac Tuxbury d. 1835
Dea. Isaac Tuxbury d. 1859
Lydia Tuxbury (Teuxbury) d. 1822
Mary Tuxbury d. 1879
Nancy Tuxbury d. 1842
Salley Tuxbury d. 1808
Eliza Tukesbury d. 1890
George Munroe Tukesbury d. 1845
Mary Jewett Tukesbury d. 1829
Sarah Agnes Tukesbury d. 1829
William Tukesbury d. 1878
Dr. John Wadleigh d. 1852
M. Louisa Wadleigh d. 1907
John Wadley d. 1871
Miriam Tuxbury Wadley d. 1854
Jettie Morrill Wason d. 1887
? Webster d. 18??
Abby F. Webster, photo 2, d. 1904
Anna Webster d. 1854
Enoch Webster d. 1822
Jonathan B. Webster, photo 2, d. 1870
Laura L. Webster, photo 2, d. 1836
Mary Webster, photo 2, d. 1834
Mary Webster d. 1880
Capt. Nathaniel Webster d. 1870
Stephen Henry Webster, photo 2, d. 1848
Stephen Henry Webster (II), photo 2, d. 1853
William B. Webster, photo 2, d. 1861, in Chicago.
Hannah Wells d. 1799
Mary Wells, photo 2, d. 1727
Rev. Thomas Wells, photo 2, d. 1734, in the 62nd of his Miniƒtry, having served his Generation by the will of GOD, he fell on sleep and (we trust) enjoys a Prophets reward. for tho' Israel should not be Gathered, yet would the faithfull miniƒters of the Gospell, be glorious in the Eyes of the Lord.
Cynthia White d. 1852
John White d. 1775
Abigail Whittier d. 1857
Adelia E. Whittier, photo 2, d. 1849
Emeline Bagley Whittier d. 1892
Elizabeth H. Whittier d. 1864
James Whittier, photo 2, d. 1899
John Whittier d. 1834
John Greenleaf Whittier , photo 2, d. 1892, the famous Quaker poet, author and abolitionist.
Mary Caldwell Whittier d. 1861
Matthew F. Whittier d. 1883
Moses Whittier d. 1824
Wendell B. Whittier, photo 2, d. 1842
Eleanor Whittaker d. 1863
Marshall Whittaker d. 1889
Caleb Wild d. 1817
Mary Keniston Wigglesworth d. 1886
William Wigglesworth d. 1881
Sylvester W. Wilbur d. 18??
Louise W. Wing d. 187?
John Francis Winkley d. 1845
John F. Winkley d. 1852
Abigail M. Worthen d. 1848
Alma Flora Worthen d. 1924 in Haverhill, Massachusetts.
Charles Elmer Worthen d. 1879
Ezra Worthen d. 1804
Flora May Worthen d. 1874
Francis Newton Worthen d. 1879 in Sterling, Kansas.
George Howard Worthen d. 1865
Jershua Worthen d. 1819
Josiah Worthen d. 1871
Katie A. Worthen d. 1862
Lucinda Y. Worthen d. 1899
Margie Ann Worthen d. 1863
Mary Worthen d. 184?
Mary A. Worthen d. 1873
Molly Worthen d. 1846
Nathan Worthen d. 1889
Thomas Worthen d. 1828
Walter Newton Worthen d. 1869
William Howard Worthen d. 1871
William Osgood Worthen d. 1862

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More History in Amesbury to Visit

Amesbury History Committee
Lion's Mouth Road
Phone: (978) 388-1420

Amesbury Public Library
149 Main St.
Designed by architect Penn Varney in 1900 in the Romanesque Revival style. It was listed in 2004 as one of the Ten Most Endangered Resources in Massachusetts due to the fact that portions of the building are in danger of being destroyed in favor of expansion.

Amesbury and Salisbury Mills Village Historic District
Market Sq. roughly bounded by Boardman, Water, Main and Pond Sts

Bartlett Museum
270 Main St.
Victorian-style schoolhouse built in 1870. Contains memorabilia of Amesbury's history including indian artifacts, natural science items, and carriages. Open between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day, Fridays through Sundays form 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. (The Museum is also open 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on holidays.) To see the Museum during other times, or to make arrangements for group tours, call 918-388-4528 or 978-388-7950.

The Captain's Well
Main St. (in front of the Middle School)
Original well was dug by Capt. Valentine Bagley and made famous by the John Greenleaf Whittier poem, "The Captain's Well", which tells the story of the shipwreck of Captain Valentine Bagley, on the coast of Arabia, and his sufferings in the desert where he vowed to dig a well so that no man should suffer from thirst as he did.

Friends Meeting House
120 Friend St
The building was constructed in 1850, with poet John Greenleaf Whittier serving on the building committee. From 1851 to 1962 , the meetinghouse hosted the Salem Quarterly meeting. The Amesbury Monthly Meeting of Friends is a current thriving congregation, with Meeting for Worship every Sunday at 10 AM. The facing bench displays a small plaque that reads, "Whittier's Bench."

Harriet Prescott Spofford Home
Deer Island
Harriet Prescott Spofford was an American writer whose Gothic romances are set apart by luxuriant description and her unconventional handling of the female stereotypes of her day. The house was first used as a local tavern and later converted to a fine dining restaurant. During Mrs. Prescott's lifetime, the house was host to prominant American litarary figures including Emerson, Holmes, Whittier, Lowell, and Higgenson. The house is now a private residence.

John Greenleaf Whittier Home
86 Friend Street
May 1 through October 31, Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Last tour at 3:15 p.m. Visit the home of John Greenleaf Whittier, one of America's greatest poets and abolitionists. The house and the furnishings remain nearly the same as when the Whittier family lived in Amesbury from 1836 until 1892. Whittier wrote most of his poetry and prose including his classic "Snow Bound" in the Garden Room.

Lowell's Boat Shop
459 Main Street
Founded by Simeon Lowell in 1793, the boat shop designed and produced some of the finest small fishing vessels used by American mariners. The shop is a "working museum" where visitors can see boats under construction.

Macy/Colby House
257 Main Street (found at the entrance to Union/Bartlett Cemetery from Main St.) The home of Thomas Macy until his departure to Nantucket island in 1659. Macy was one of the original negotiators for Nantucket island, which was bought for thirty pounds and two beaver hats. He also was featured as the hero of Whittier's poem The Exiles.

Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
277 Main Street
Open Saturdays, 10 am - 3 pm
from May to October and by appointment.
The home of Squire Lowell Bagley and then his daughter Sarah. Mary Baker Eddy was a guest in Sarah Bagley's home during the summer and early fall of 1868 and again briefly in 1870. She did some of her earliest writing on Christian Science in this house. Of particular interest are the furnishings, which have remained substantially unchanged since the time Mrs. Eddy and the Bagley family lived there. The history of the house

Merrimac Hat Company Mills Also known as Towle Manufacturing Company Building
Merrimac St. at Bailey Pond
Listed on National Register of Historic Places. Amesbury was once one of the nation's biggest hat producers. The Merrimac Hat Collection is a collection of Merrimac Hats and memorabilia on display at 9 Water St. by appointment only. (978) 388-0091

Michael Walsh Home
421 Main Street
Michael Walsh, an outstanding mathematician of early America, lived in a foursquare colonial house on Main Street. His book, "A New System of Mercantile Arithmetic", was used well into the nineteenth century in all American schools for boys.

Old Powder House
Monroe & Madison Street
The Powder House was used for the storage of arms and ammunition during the War of 1812 and is believed to have been built in 1810. It has been preserved to its present condition by the Amesbury Improvement Association.

Rocky Hill Meeting House
4 Portsmouth Road (off Elm Street)
Open May 15, 12-4pm , and July 2, 12-4 pm. Private Heritage Tours available with advanced reservations. Please call 617-227-3956, June 1 through October 15.
the best preserved example of an original 18th century meeting house interior in New England. It was built in 1785, replacing a c. 1715 meeting house for the West Parish of Salisbury, the Rocky Hill Meeting House was built in 1785. It was strategically placed along the only road that crossed (via ferry) the swift Powow River and led travelers to the Salisbury Point area and onward towards Portsmouth. In fact, George Washington paused here to greet the townspeople on his northward journey in 1789.

Salisbury Point Railroad Historical Society
9 Water Street.
The Salisbury Point Railroad Historical Society is a non-profit dedicated to railways, railway modelling and all things trains in particular the preservation of Boston and Maine (B&M) artifacts and memorabillia. Open to members and visitors Wed 7:00-9:00 PM

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