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Warren, 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.


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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR001     NORTH BURIAL GROUND                     WARREN RI



           Location: 15 ft east of NORTH MAIN ST at TEL pole # 12    



            1500 burials with 925    inscriptions from 1773 to 1929



            300 ft x 500  ft in good condition enclosed with a metal fence; sign missing



            NOTE: This burial ground was started about 1773. The stone of John Thurber who died 19 Jul 1773 the first person    



            buried in this cemetery. The stone of Lillis Cole who died 8 Mar 1775 says "This is ye 2d person buried in    



            this ground which is given by Ebenezer Cole."                                                                 



                                                                                                                          



            James N. Arnold recorded part of the north half of the cemetery in ____                                       



            Charles & Martha Benns recorded part of this cemetery in 1938.                                                



            John Sterling recorded the whole yard in 1999.                                                                



            Section A extends from the north border to the road at the main gate and contains 380 stones.                 



            Section B extends south from the central road to the road half way to the southern boarder (at the church).   



            Section C extends from this road half way to the church.                                                      



            Section D is two lots wide at the south end of the cemetery next to the church.                               



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR002     HAILE LOT                               WARREN   



           Location: 20 ft east of MARKET ST at TEL pole # 101   



            35 burials with 21    inscriptions from 1785 to 1856



            75  ft x 85   ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR003     KICKEMUIT CEMETERY                      WARREN   



           Location: 15 ft southeast of SERPENTINE RD at TEL pole # 49    



            400 burials with 250    inscriptions 



            600 ft x 75   ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign missing



            NOTE: the numbering for this lot is divided into 4 sections. #1-75 is section At the north end. #201-220 is section



            B in the north center. #301-343 section C in the south center. #401-500 is section D at the south end.      



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR004     BUTTERWORTH CEMETERY                    WARREN   



           Location: 15 ft west of LONG LANE at TEL pole # 6     



            46 burials with 38    inscriptions from 1808 to 1982



            150 ft x 90   ft in fair condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR005     BENJAMIN BARTON LOT                     WARREN   



           Location: 150 ft south of BARTON AVE at TEL pole # 46    



            NOTE: Benns #445                                                                                                    



            In 1977 the gravestones were removed from this cemetery and stored in the basement of the RI Veteran's Home in



            Bristol for safe keeping. The town council would like to move the cemetery but there is some controversy about



            whether the bodies are to be moved. See Prov Jour article 8 Oct 1981.                                         



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR006     MASON LOT                               WARREN   



           Location: 100 ft northwest of MAPLE RD at TEL pole # 19    



            60 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR007     BARTON LOT                              WARREN   



           Location: 200 ft southwest of BARTON AVE AT LONG LANE



            2 burials 



            NOTE: take driveway at left for 200 ft to stone wall                                                                



            This cemetery has not been recorded.
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR008     ST ALEXANDER CEMETERY                   WARREN   



           Location: 15 ft  GREENLAWN ST OFF VERNON ST at TEL pole # 20    



            1200 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR009     ST JOHN'S CEMETERY                      WARREN   



           Location: 15 ft north of VERNON ST at TEL pole # 19    



            1000 burials 



            Owner: St. John's Cemetery, Vernon St., Warren, RI 02885 (401) 245-1750



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR010     ST MARY'S CEMETERY                      WARREN   



           Location: 20 ft north of VERNON ST at TEL pole # 13    



            900 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR011     SOUTH BURIAL GROUND                     WARREN RI



           Location: 15 ft  SOWAMSET AVE OFF NORTH MAIN ST at TEL pole # 5     



            3200 burials 



            Owner: South Burial Ground, Sowamsett Ave, Warren, RI 02885 401-245-1339           



            NOTE: Benns 753                                                                                                     



            This cemetery has not been completely recorded, only 4 sections have been completed



            We need a volunteer.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR012     COLE CEMETERY                           WARREN   



           Location: 100 ft  COLONIAL DR at TEL pole # 2     



            62 burials with 35    inscriptions 



            100 ft x 75   ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: Benns #453                                                                                                    



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR013     LATER HANDY LOT                         WARREN   



           Location: 15 ft  ADAM LANE at TEL pole # 3     



            38 burials 



            This cemetery has not been recorded.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR014     OBADIAH BOWEN LOT                       WARREN RI



           Location: 200 ft south of SCHOOL HOUSE RD at TEL pole # 4     



            80 burials with 75    inscriptions from 1697 to 1897



            150 ft x 80   ft in excellent condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: behind vacant commercial bldg on SE corner of School House Rd & Market St.                                    



            On the Read Farm                                                                                              



            Some of the data is from a manuscript from RI Historical Society. It says "There is a deed on record in the   



            Town Clerk's office at Warren, under date of Dec. 1783, from Nathaniel Bowen to his son James Bowen,          



            describing the farm on which this burial lot is located and which states that it was laid out by "my honored  



            grandfather, Obadiah Bowen." [1627-1710]                                                                      



                                                                                                                          



            Between 1992 visit and 2000 this cemetery was cleared, grass was planted and stones repaired. It is now one of



            the nicest family cemeteries in the state!                                                                    



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.



 
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR015     CAPT EDWARD MASON LOT                   WARREN   



           Location: 350 ft west of MARKET ST - RT 138 at TEL pole # 81    



            54 burials with 39    inscriptions from 1748 to 1903



            75  ft x 250  ft in fair condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign in good condition



            NOTE: Go 350 ft down driveway to Our Lady of Fatima School; stone wall to right                                     



            This cemetery has been recorded and checked.
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         HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: WR016     BROWN LOT                               WARREN   



           Location: 300 ft  SCHOOL HOUSE RD at TEL pole # 55    



            5 burials 



            NOTE: West of Long Lane; walled on 2 sides                                                                          



            This cemetery has been recorded but not checked.

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