Cemeteries

Coolidge family graves

Cemetery research is an important piece of the genealogy puzzle. The cemetery guides that the library keeps in the Local History Room can be found in our library catalog. Use this information to contact the cemeteries in Watertown directly:

  • Arlington Street Cemetery (a.k.a. Old Burial Ground), Arlington & Mt. Auburn streets, Watertown: Lori Moran, Department of Public Works, 617-972-6420
  • Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery (a.k.a. Sand Banks Cemetery), 64 Cottage Street, Watertown: owned by the Boston Archdiocese (see below), with records hosted online by the Historical Society of Watertown
  • Common Street Cemetery (a.k.a. Village Cemetery), Common & Mt. Auburn streets, Watertown: Lori Moran, Department of Public Works, 617-972-6420
  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge: Historical Collections & Archives, 617-607-1942
  • Ridgelawn Cemetery, Highland Avenue, Watertown: Lori Moran, Department of Public Works, 617-972-6420
  • St. Patrick Cemetery, 999 Belmont Street, Watertown: Patricia Nagle, St. Patrick Parish Administrative Assistant, 617-926-9680 x10

For more information on the Catholic cemeteries in Watertown, try Thomas Lester, Archivist and Records Manager at the Boston Archdiocese, 617-746-5795, or the Catholic Cemetery Association, 781-322-6300.

A collection of digitized photographs from Watertown cemeteries is on the Digital Commonwealth site. Also online are an 1899 Report on the Laying Out of Ridgelawn Cemetery and an 1869 collection of Epitaphs with Notes from the Old Burying Ground.

Arlington Street Cemetery (a.k.a. Old Burial Ground) Plot Listings by Name

Plot No.
Name
 Date
Plot No.
Name
Date
1
Abbot, John
1717
193
Clark, Benoni
1736
450
Anderson, Annie E.
1876
227
Clark, Elizabeth
1777
100
Bailey, Lydia
1691
172
Clark, Mary
1728
101
Bailey, Thomas
1688
225
Clark, Richard
1723
194
Barnard, James
1726
192
Clark, Richard
1760
96
Barnard, Samuel
1762
97
Clark, Richard
1809
61
Barron, Hannah
1685
193
Clark, Sarah
1734
258
Barron, Timothy
1718
85
Clark, Thomas
1720
6
Barsham, Elizabeth
1729
84
Clark, Uriah
1721
5
Barsham, Nathaniel
1716
178
Clark, Uriah Jr.
1747
117
Barstow, Michael
1698
231
Coolidge, Benoni
1754
186
Bartsow, Rebeccah
1711
159
Coolidge, David
1772
250
Beers, Elizabeth
1717
163
Coolidge, David
1788
290
Bird, Ann Kingsbury
1810
162
Coolidge, Dorothy
1815
290
Bird, Daniel

205
Coolidge, Ebenezer
1750
290
Bird, Jonathan
1837
256
Coolidge, Ebenezer
1785
290
Bird, Samuel

71
Coolidge, Elizabeth
1736
65
Bond, Amos
1786
205
Coolidge, Elizabeth
1749
92
Bond, Elijah
1799
240
Coolidge, Elizabeth
1776
94
Bond, Elizabeth
1720
256
Coolidge, Elizabeth
1791
154
Bond, Grace
1699
256
Coolidge, Elizabeth
1813
155
Bond, Jonas
1727
256
Coolidge, Elizabeth Mason

266
Bond, Mary
1716
59
Coolidge, Hannah
1680
93
Bond, Susanna
1806
256
Coolidge, Hannah Stowell

66
Bond, Thomas
1737
256
Coolidge, Hannah
1784
198
Bowman, Anne
1757
144
Coolidge, John
1691
2
Bowman, Francis
1687
166
Coolidge, John
1755
245
Bridge, Mary
1831
44
Coolidge, Joseph
1775
246
Briggs, Abigail M.
1866
72
Coolidge, Joseph
1749
235
Bright, Benj.
1766
69
Coolidge, Joseph
1754
60
Bright, Hannah
1720
256
Coolidge, Joseph

237
Bright, Henry
1756
256
Coolidge, Joseph

151
Bright, John
1754
241
Coolidge, Kezia
1804
291
Bright, Capt. Joseph
1816
161
Coolidge, Lucy
1785
291
Bright, Hannah Smith, wife
1841
146
Coolidge, Mary
1691
236
Bright, Margaret
1758
148
Coolidge, Mary
1700
58
Bright, Mary
1717
158
Coolidge, Mary
1786
239
Bright, Nathaniel
1737
256
Coolidge, Moses
1838
238
Bright, Nathaniel
1754
157
Coolidge, Peter
1784
150
Bright, Rebeckah
1736
56
Coolidge, Priscilla
1717
291
Bright, Samuel

156
Coolidge, Richard
1732
234
Bright, Silas
1766
69
Coolidge, Ruth
1753
57
Brown, Abigail
1733
69
Coolidge, Samuel
1753
24
Chadwick, Charles
1682
164
Coolidge, Sarah T.
1823
26
Chadwick, John
1711
256
Coolidge, Sarah
1881
109
Chenery, Ebenezer
1833
165
Coolidge, Thomas
1737
123
Chenery, John
1723
222
Cutter, Abigail
1702
126
Chenery, John
1723
221
Cutter, Bethiah
1731
124
Chenery, John
1732
220
Cutter, Jonathan
1702
110
Chenery, John
1836
262
Cutter, Mary
1697
108
Chenery, Mary
1832
38
Dana, Aaron
1809
107
Chenery, Sarah
1826
40
Dana, Aaron
1815
119
Child, Jonathan
1774
39
Dana, Abigail
1813
86
Clark, Benj.
1730
103
Dudley, Maria L.
1863



4
Eve, Elizabeth
1735

F - Randal

Plot No.
Name
 Date
Plot No.
Name
Date
171
Faning, Elizabeth
1722
232
Jennison, Samuel
1730
255
Felton, Benj.
1754
260
Jennison, Sarah
1720
255
Felton, Benj.
1765
233
Jennison, William
1750
255
Felton, Lucy
1766
10
Jones, Ann
1680
41
Fisk, Hannah
1750
82
Kembell, John
1758
129
Fisk, Nathan
1741
122
Killey, Elizabeth
1747
130
Fisk, Sarah
1723
122
Killey, Joseph
1747
191
Foster, Allen
1810
183
Knap, Elizabeth
1716
25
Fox, Elizabeth
1684
90
Learned, Elizabeth
1774
243
Gearfeild, Mehetable
1675
95
Learned, Hannah
1761
35
Gibbs, Elizabeth
1709
91
Learned, Jerusha
1767
36
Gibbs, Henry
1703
261
Learned, Mary
1738
253
Gibbs, Henry
1723
160
Learned, Charlotte
1877
253
Gibbs, Mercy
1716
257
Livermore, Amos
1841
37
Gibbs, William
1715
141
Livermore, Daniel
1713
180
Goodanow, Mary
1745
179
Livermore, Daniel
1720
*
M.B.E.R on footstone

136
Livermore, Daniel
1744
187
Grant, Anna
1717
257
Livermore, Eliza
1887
173
Grant, Benj.
1731
132
Livermore, Elizabeth
1716
169
Grant, Christopher
1818
142
Livermore, Hannah
1698
171
Grant, Christopher
1850
257
Livermore, Hannah
1888
83
Grant, Joseph
1722
257
Livermore, Hannah

263
Grant, Joshua
1731
257
Livermore, Harriet T.
1821
177
Grant, Joshua
1734
54
Livermore, John
1684
176
Grant, Lydia
1731
153
Livermore, John
1717
170
Grant, Sarah
1821
223
Livermore, Jonathan
1705
201
Green, Bethiah
1714
128
Livermore, Lucy
1790
53
Hammond, John
1709
257
Livermore, Lucy
1840
52
Hammond, Nathaniel
1677
219
Livermore, Nathaniel
1712
120
Hammond, Prudence
1711
269
Livermore, Nathaniel
1749
50
Hammond, Sarah
1688
143
Livermore, Oliver
1754
51
Hammond, Sarah
1674
140
Livermore, Prudence
1718
98
Harrington, Robert
1707
87
Livermore, Rachael
1730
219
Harrington, Samuel
1712
135
Livermore, Ruth
1725
99
Harrington, Susannah
1694
139
Livermore, Samuel
1690
207
Harris, Fullam
1738
147
Livermore, Samuel
1697
76
Harris, Nathaniel
1761
138
Livermore, Samuel
1700
206
Harris, Priscilla
1728
131
Livermore, Samuel
1719
188
Hastings, Asher
1731
29
Maddocks, Mary
1715
195
Hastings, John
1746
112
Maddocks, Palsgrave
1716
185
Hastings, Joseph
1723
300
Marston, Frederick
1892
196
Hastings, Mary
1728
267
Mason, Elijah
1863
189
Hastings, Mary
1732
47
Mason, Elizabeth
1755
196
Hastings, Mary
1739
45
Mason, Hugh
1678
184
Hastings, Mary
1747
49
Mason, Joseph
1755
217
Hastings, Samuel
1723
48
Mason, Mary
1763
197
Hastings, Sarah
1724
46
Mason, Nehemiah
1775
188
Hastings, Sarah
1731
203
Mils, Ann
1725
115
Hawkins, Timothy
1697
202
Mils, Henry
1725
283
Hoar, Augustus L.
1880
300
Nichols, Martha Elizabeth
1889
283
Hoar, Calvin B.
1880
145
Norcross, Bezalel
1769
285
Hoar, Mrs. Calvin B.
1898
106
Norcross, Elizabeth
1801
209
Hoar, Esther
1739
145
Norcross, Jerusha
1768
301
Hoar, Farvel
1888
106
Norcross, Josiah
1801
281
Hoar, Henry F.
1869
127
Ormes, John
1715
284
Hoar, Mabel K.
1880
152
Parker, Stephen and Susanna
1718
301
Hoar, Martha
1881
291
Park, Abel W.

282
Hoar, Wyman B.
1877
208
Pearce, Samuel
1735
199
Holdin, Joanna
1728
43
Perry, Elizabeth
1748
182
Holdin, Samuel
1723
190
Perry, Samuel
1723
200
Holdin, Tabitha
1716
133
Poulter, Abigail
1691
216
Ive, Martha
1683
257
Pratt, Adeline Maria

32
Ive, Miles
1684
175
Randal, Susanna
1723


Raynsford - Whitemore

Plot No.
Name
 Date
Plot No.
Name
Date
125
Raynsford, Abigail
1726
8
Stone, Ebenezer
1783
228
Reed, Eliza
1854
16
Stone, Ebenezer
1784
291
Richardson, Abigail Stone
1859
113
Stone, Elijah

291
Richardson, Eben
1876
301
Stone, Esther M.
1865
291
Richardson, Elizabeth Wyman
1848
302
Stone, Frances
1888
291
Richardson, Harriet L.
1849
301
Stone, Hannah
1801
291
Richardson, Henry

302
Stone, Henry Franklin
1887
291
Richardson, Leonard
1830
301
Stone, Hepsibah
1801
291
Richardson, Leonard, Jr.

301
Stone, Hepsibah
1801
291
Richardson, Mahitable Smith
1808
270
Stone, Hepzibah
1723
291
Richardson, Martha

22
Stone, Hepzibah
1763
291
Richardson, Richard
1833
13
Stone, James
1787
291
Richardson, Samuel
1845
18
Stone, John
1691
291
Richardson, Samuel T.
1849
116
Stone, Jonathan
1725
291
Richardson, Susan

229
Stone, Jonathan
1729
291
Richardson, Susan Waters

19
Stone, Jonathan
1754
291
Richardson, Thomas
1821
302
Stone, Jonathan
1825
291
Richardson, Thomas Henry
1842
302
Stone, Juliana
1825
291
Robinson, Daniel

301
Stone, Lucy
1815
291
Robinson, David C.

210B
Stone, Josiah
1749
291
Robinson, Sarah

105
Stone, Josiah
1858
291
Robinson, Sarah
1849
400
Stone, Mary
1720
291
Robinson, Sarach Richardson
1831
21
Stone, Mary
1720
291
Robinson, William
1846
272
Stone, Mary
1745
81
Sawin, Daniel
1800
104
Stone, Mary King
1830
79
Sawin, Daniel
1834
280
Stone, Nancy

78
Sawin, Lucy
1844
17
Stone, Nevenson
1749
27
Sawin, Munnings
1722
302
Stone, Rebecca
1801
242
Sawin, Susan
1848
20
Stone, Ruth
1702
80
Sawin, Susannah
1794
302
Stone, Sarah
1849
89
Shattuck, John
1675
302
Stone, Sarah Hobart
1894
89
Shattuck, William
1672
15
Stone, Sarah
1754
62
Shattuck, William
1723
23
Stone, Simon
1708
88
Shattuck, William
1732
401
Stone, Simon
1665
167
Shearer, William
1763
401
Stone, Joan Clark

67
Sherman, John
1685
212
Stratton, Abigail
1732
257
Sherman, Mary A.
1899
211
Stratton, John
1718
257
Sherman, Frederick
1889
215
Stratton, John
1735
257
Sherman, William
1890
74
Stratton, Joshua
1753
291
Smith, Abby
1848
210
Stratton, Marcy
1731
291
Smith, Mahitable Richardson

73
Stratton, Mercy
1749
291
Smith, Martha Richardson

214
Stratton, Mercy
1749
42
Smith, Daniel
1718
168
Tainter, Joseph
1690
134
Soden, Ruth
1776
204
Tainter, Rebecca
1715
68
Soldiers, U.S.
1816
77
Thornton, Elizabeth
1740
3
Stearns, Ezekiel
1734
251
Towle, Ezekiel M.
1837
75
Stearns, Josiah
1756
149
Traine, Deborah
1718
118
Stetson, Catharine
1804
63
Traine, Rebecca
1746
118
Stetson, Samuel
1804
64
Traine, Thomas
1739
301
Stone, Abijah
1837
224
Vetery, Mary A.
1722
301
Stone, Abigail
1839
300
Vila, Charles
1895
301
Stone, Abigail
1820
300
Vila, Martha Elizabeth
1870
9
Stone, Abigail
1789
300
Vila, Luke, Sen.

12
Stone, Abigail
1846
300
Vila, Luke, Jr.
1883
302
Stone, Anna
1801
300
Vila, Martha

301
Stone, Catherine
1848
291
Warrenner, Bostwick

302
Stone, Charles
1862
137
Wellington, Anna
1727
7
Stone, Cornelius
1776
30
Wellington, John
1726
14
Stone, Daniel
1766
31
Wellington, Oliver
1727
271
Stone, David
1750
28
Wellington, Palsgrave
1715
11
Stone, David
1824
33
Wellington, Rebeckah
1734



34
Wellington, Susanna
1729



121
Whitemore, Thomas
1717