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Block Island, Rhode Island

Cemetery Location Descriptions

 

 Click on the cemetery number for location, description and other information about each cemetery.

Contact information for currently operating cemeteries has been given where known.
All other cemeteries are assumed to be either privately owned or the owner is unknown.



BI001

BI002

BI003

BI004

BI005

BI006 BI007

BI008

BI009


 
 

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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI001     OLD CEMETERY                            BLOCK ISLAND   



            south of WEST SIDE RD



            NOTE: This cemetery was recorded by Edward Doubleday Harris in 1883                                                 



            it was also recorded by Mrs. Helen Winslow Mansfield.                                                         



            There is some disagreement between the two transcripts that must be checked.                                  



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI002     INDIAN CEMETERY                         BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 40 ft east of CENTER RD



            150 burials with 6    inscriptions from 1809 to 1918



            150ft x 200 ft in good condition no enclosure; sign in good condition



            NOTE: 114 fieldstone graves could be counted in 1994 but there are more.                                            



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI003     JOHN R DODGE CEMETERY                   BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 1200 ft east of WEST SIDE RD



            27 burials with 25    inscriptions 



            NOTE: The wall was built by Daniel H Rose in 1925 and signed it 'DHR;  FECIT;  1925'.  



            The cemetery was conveyed to the town in 1934 by Anna & Susie Rose.                                                                        



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI004     POCOCK CEMETERY                         BLOCK ISLAND   



            west of DICKENS LANE



            5 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI005     PALENTINE GRAVES                        BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 900 ft west of DICKENS LANE



            NOTE: this is a mass burial                                                                                         



            This cemetery has not been recorded. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI006     DICKENS CEMETERY                        BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 100 ft west of DICKENS LANE



            12 burials 



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI007     ALLEN CEMETERY                          BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 1000 ft west of DICKENS LANE



            4 burials 



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI008     SANDS-THOMPSON CEMETERY                 BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 15 ft west of CORN NECK RD at TEL pole # 115 



            4 burials with 4    inscriptions from 1819 to 1866



            50 ft x 50  ft in excellent condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: BI009     SHEFFIELD CEMETERY                      BLOCK ISLAND   



           Location: 1200 ft west of CORN NECK RD



            16 burials 



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.
 

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