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Lynn & Nahant

Entrance to Pine Grove Cemetery
Photo taken by Shaun Cook

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Burials of Revolutionary Soldiers taken from "Lynn in the Revolution" by Howard Kendall Sanderson


Eastern Burial Ground - commenced in 1813
(aka Union Street Cemetery)
85 Union Street
Lynn, MA  01904
Burials in Eastern Cemetery Civil War Section
Friends Burying Ground - established in 1722
(aka New Light Cemetery & Meeting House Lot)
72 Silsbee St.
Lynn, MA  01904

"Record of Deaths-Cynthia Pratt's Book" Friends Burying Ground

A Transcribed letter from Daniel Wendall Newhall explaining the New Light Burial Ground's beginning.


Unique Graveyard Located Behind Apartment Houses

Lynn's Quaker Cemetery Lives On

Pine Grove Cemetery  - begun July 24, 1850
145 Boston St.
Lynn, MA  01904
(781) 477-7049

On the afternoon of Wednesday, 24 July, Pine Grove Cemetery was consecrated.  The weather was pleasant, though very warm, and a great concourse attended.  The address was delivered by Rev. Charles C. Shackford, of the Unitarian Society.

1864, Eleventh Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners including List of Proprietors

Burials in Pine Grove Cemetery GAR (Civil War) section.

Burials in Pine Grove Cemetery WWI section.

Burials in Pine Grove Cemetery WWII section.

Olivet Commandery,  Consecration and Dedication o f the Burial Lot and Monument at Pine Grove Cemetery.

Pride of Lynn Cemetery  - est. 1920
St. Jean de Baptiste Cemetery -
134 Broadway St.
Lynn, MA  01904
(888) 919-7926

Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Boston 
St. Joseph Cemetery - consecrated Oct. 16, 1879
134 Broadway St.
Lynn, MA  01904
(888) 919-7926

Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Boston 
St. Mary Cemetery - consecrated Nov. 4, 1858            
190 Lynnfield St.
Lynn, MA  01904
(888) 919-7926

The Catholic Cemetery, was consecrated on Thursday, the 4th of November, by Bishop Fitzpatrick, assisted by six other clergymen.  On account of the violence of the storm the services were chiefly held at the church, where the rite of confirmation was administered to about two hundred persons.  The cemetery contains eight acres.
Catholic Cemetery Association of the Archdiocese of Boston 
Old or Western Burial Ground  - established 1637
36 Market Square
Lynn, MA  01904

The first burial in the Old Burying Ground, at the west end of the Common, so far as is certainly known, took place this year.  The remains interred were those of John Bancroft
"Inscriptions from the Old Burying Ground" by Moulton, PDF File

Link to pictures of tombstones and transcriptions of epitaphs.


Greenlawn Cemetery - Commenced 1858
195 Nahant Rd.
Nahant, MA  01908

City of Nahant Greenlawn cemetery website .

Link to Transcriptions.

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