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Jamestown, 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.


JM001

JM002

JM003

JM004

JM005

JM006 JM007

JM008

JM009

JM010

JM011

JM012

JM600

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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM001     GOV CARR LOT                            JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 50 ft west of EAST SOUTH ROAD



            12 burials with 12    inscriptions from 1675 to 1814



            25  ft x 100  ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: These stones were moved on Sep 8, 1900 by Mrs. John Foster Carr from the old 



            Carr Cemetery on Mill St. in Newport. See transit permit dated 10 Sep 1900 in Jamestown 



            Town Clerk's Office.                               



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked. 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM002     TOWN CEMETERY                           JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 30 ft east of NORTH RD at TEL pole # 2     



            125 burials with 84    inscriptions from 1744 to 1975



            400 ft x 300  ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: At corner with Narragansett Ave                                                                               



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM003     COTTRELL-GREEN CEMETERY                 JAMESTOWN RI



           Location: 1800 ft north of FORT GETTY RD at TEL pole # 266   



            20 burials with 16    inscriptions from 1835 to 1899



            40  ft x 40   ft in fair condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: Follow dirt road east of first house to end at field; cemetery is at northern edge 



            of field overlooking the bay



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM004     ARNOLD LOT                              JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 300 ft south of FORT GETTY RD at TEL pole # 264   



            20 burials with 12    inscriptions from 1694 to 1837



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



            NOTE: SE of second house in grove of trees                                                                          



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM005     CEDAR CEMETERY                          JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 10 ft north of ELDRED AVE at TEL pole # 34    



            700 burials with 500    inscriptions from 1697 to 2000



            300 ft x 300  ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign ???



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM006     FRIENDS' CEMETERY                       JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 20 ft north of ELDRED AVE at TEL pole # 35    



            250 burials with 121    inscriptions from 1693 to 1947



            190 ft x 135  ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: Adjacent to Cedar Cemetery next to Eldred Ave., 1/2 mile east of Jamestown Bridge.                            



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM007     TEW CEMETERY                            JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 15 ft south of ROSEMARY LA



            28 burials with 4    inscriptions from 1766 to 1827



            65  ft x 45   ft in fair condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: 400 ft west of North Rd. (across from reservoir)                                                              



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM008     PAINE CEMETERY                          JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 250 ft east of EAST SHORE RD at TEL pole # 212   



            25 burials with 3    inscriptions from 1707 to 1806



            30  ft x 30   ft in good condition no enclosure; sign missing



            NOTE: between house (Cajacet) and road on lawn.  There were many fieldstones here 50 



            years ago when it was a camp. Legend says that the pirate Capt Kidd used to visit Capt 



            Thomas Paine and that his first mate is buried in this cemetery. Some say Capt Kidd 



            (1654-1701) is buried here, but he was hanged for murder and piracy at London England 



            on May 23 1701.                                                                                



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM009     ST MARK'S CATHOLIC CEMETERY             JAMESTOWN   



            west of EAST SHORE RD



            200 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM010     HAZARD LOT                              JAMESTOWN   



           Location: 100 ft north of ELDRED AVE



            19 burials with 19    inscriptions from 1807 to 1948



            40  ft x 40   ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: N of JM006 & W of JM005                                                                                       



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM011     WATSON LOT                              JAMESTOWN   



             [REMOVED TO CEDAR CEMETERY]



            NOTE: located in the yard of #78 Narragansett Ave; removed to Cedar Cemetery 1883                                   



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM012     JOSEPH GREENE LOT                       JAMESTOWN   



            west of NARRAGANSETT AVE



            NOTE: ...in the northwest corner of his nether orchard, to be enclosed with a good stone 



            wall or fence... Town Council & Probate 3:295                                                                                       



                                                                                                                          



            This cemetery can not be found in 2000, the gravestones may only be fieldstones without 



            inscriptions. Data from Quaker records.                                                                                          



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: JM600     JAMESTOWN - LOCATION UNKNOWN               



               FROM QUAKER DEATH RECORDS



            This cemetery is not registered and has not been located.
 

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