Cemeteries in Andover

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Memorial Hall Library Reference Desk has a notebook listing of all graves.
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The first documented gravestone in Andover was placed at South Church in 1711.
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640791 Chapel Cemetery at Phillips Academy]
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640791 Chapel Cemetery at Phillips Academy]
**Originally the cemetery for the Andover Theological Seminary
**Originally the cemetery for the Andover Theological Seminary
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**First burial was in 1810.
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**Those buried include: Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Dove; Alice Buck; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and Warren Draper.
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***See "A little cemetery - a lot of history," ''Andover Townsman'', December 5, 2013, p. 16.
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*[http://www.christchurchandover.org/ Christ Church Cemetery]
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*[http://www.christchurchandover.org/ Christ Church Cemetery - Episcopal]
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**Located at 25 Central Street.
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**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1840.
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**Located off Douglas Road near the Jenkins Farmhouse.
**Located off Douglas Road near the Jenkins Farmhouse.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1752.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1752.
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*Phillips Academy Chapel Cemetery
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**Located on Chapel Avenue.
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**The burying ground of Andover Theological Seminary.
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*Sacred Heart Cemetery
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**Located on Corbett Road in the Shawsheen section of Andover.
*[http://staugustineparish.org/church_home.html St. Augustine's Church Cemetery]
*[http://staugustineparish.org/church_home.html St. Augustine's Church Cemetery]
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**Located off Lupine Road; office at 43 Essex Street.
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**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1855.
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*[http://www.northparish.org/index.php North Parish Burial Ground in North Andover]**Located on Academy Road in North Andover
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*[http://www.northparish.org/index.php North Parish Burial Ground in North Andover]
**First burial ground established in Andover. Andover split into the North Parish (North Andover) and South Parish (Andover) in 1855.
**First burial ground established in Andover. Andover split into the North Parish (North Andover) and South Parish (Andover) in 1855.
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**http://hne-rs.s3.amazonaws.com/filestore/1/2/9/1/1_40bc7622deefd6a/12911_e6dfb13f33ac7fb.pdf"The Old Burial Ground on Academy Road, North Andover]
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**[http://hne-rs.s3.amazonaws.com/filestore/1/2/9/1/1_40bc7622deefd6a/12911_e6dfb13f33ac7fb.pdf"The Old Burial Ground on Academy Road, North Andover]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91565 Saint Francis Seminary Cemetery]**On River Road
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*[http://134.241.121.91/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=115I1438B967D.171&profile=main&source=~!comres&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!1707~!3&ri=3&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=andover+cemeteries&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=3#focus South Church Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91565 Saint Francis Seminary Cemetery]
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*[http://www.southchurch.com/cemetery/index.html South Church Cemetery]
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**Located at the corner of Central and School Streets (41 Central Street)
**Oldest cemetery in Andover
**Oldest cemetery in Andover
**First burial was Robert Russell in 1710.
**First burial was Robert Russell in 1710.
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*[http://134.241.121.91/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=115I1438B967D.171&profile=main&source=~!comres&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!1759~!2&ri=3&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=andover+cemeteries&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=3#focus Spring Grove Cemetery]
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*[http://andoverma.gov/facilities/cemetery/ Spring Grove Cemetery]
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**This is the Andover town cemetery. At the annual town meeting on March 1, 1869, it was voted to purchase land for the cemetery. A history of the cemetery is contained in a pamphlet entited "Spring Grove Cemetery: Information and rules and regulations, June 30, 1941.
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**Located on Abbot Street.
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**This is the Andover town cemetery. At the annual town meeting on March 1, 1869, it was voted to purchase land for the cemetery. Graves in this cemetery date back to 1871. A history of the cemetery is contained in a pamphlet entited "Spring Grove Cemetery: Information and rules and regulations, June 30, 1941.
**An online search by name is located on the town's website [http://andoverma.gov/facilities/cemetery/search.php Spring Grove Cemetery search]
**An online search by name is located on the town's website [http://andoverma.gov/facilities/cemetery/search.php Spring Grove Cemetery search]
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*Temple Emanuel Cemetery
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*[http://www.jcam.org/Pages/Cemeteries_New/Cemetery_Pages_08/Lawrence_Mt_Vernon.html Temple Emanuel Cemetery]
**Corbett and Mount Vernon Street
**Corbett and Mount Vernon Street
*United Lebanese Cemetery
*United Lebanese Cemetery
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**Corbett Street
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**250 Hampshire Street, Lawrence, MA 01841, 978-683-5416
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*[http://134.241.121.91/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=O15021X746A15.28&profile=main&source=~!comres&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!1736~!1&ri=5&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=west+parish+andover&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=5#focus West Parish Cemetery]
*[http://134.241.121.91/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=O15021X746A15.28&profile=main&source=~!comres&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!1736~!1&ri=5&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=west+parish+andover&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=5#focus West Parish Cemetery]
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**Located at 129 Reservation Road.
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**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1692 & 1751.
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* ''Andover Townsman'', May 2, 2002
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*"Historic Undertaking: Repairing stones is grave matter," ''Andover Townsman'', February 21, 2002, p.1.
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*"Revolutionary War-era cemetery now town's," ''Andover Townsman'', April 25, 2002.
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*"Revolutionary War era cemetery is town's: Woodbridge Jenkins Cemetery," ''Andover Townsman'', May 2, 2002, p. 22.
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*"Finding roots in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 11, 2009, p. 9.
*[http://andover.essexcountyma.net/cemeteryindex.html Andover Church and Cemetery Guide]
*[http://andover.essexcountyma.net/cemeteryindex.html Andover Church and Cemetery Guide]
See also
See also
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=H16Q09J741703.20183&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=guide+to+cemeteries+essex&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus Guide to Cemeteries in Essex County Massachusetts] R929.5 Gui (The information for Andover is in the Andover File -- Cemeteries.)
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=32772&t=guide%20to%20cemeteries%20in%20massachusetts&tp=keyword&l=5&d=1&hc=2&rt=keyword Guide to Cemeteries in Essex County Massachusetts] R929.5 Gui (The information for Andover is in the Andover File -- Cemeteries.)
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*[http://andoverhistorical.org/ The Andover Historical Society] has a list of cemetery inventories for Christ Church, St. Augustine's, Phillips Academy Chapel, Spring Grove, West Parish cemeteries.
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*[http://134.241.121.91/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=115I1438B967D.171&profile=main&source=~!comres&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!314~!4&ri=3&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=andover+cemeteries&index=.GW&uindex=&aspect=basic_search&menu=search&ri=3#focus The Andover Historical Society] has a list of cemetery inventories for Christ Church, St. Augustine's, Phillips Academy Chapel, Spring Grove, West Parish cemeteries.
 
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 15:41, June 13, 2006 (EDT)<br>
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--[[User:Kim|Kim]] 20:38, December 12, 2012 (EST)
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Revision as of 14:41, December 6, 2013

The first documented gravestone in Andover was placed at South Church in 1711.


  • Chapel Cemetery at Phillips Academy
    • Originally the cemetery for the Andover Theological Seminary
    • First burial was in 1810.
    • Those buried include: Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Dove; Alice Buck; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and Warren Draper.
      • See "A little cemetery - a lot of history," Andover Townsman, December 5, 2013, p. 16.



  • Jenkins Family Cemetery
    • Located off Douglas Road near the Jenkins Farmhouse.
    • Graves in this cemetery date back to 1752.


  • Phillips Academy Chapel Cemetery
    • Located on Chapel Avenue.
    • The burying ground of Andover Theological Seminary.


  • Sacred Heart Cemetery
    • Located on Corbett Road in the Shawsheen section of Andover.






  • Spring Grove Cemetery
    • Located on Abbot Street.
    • This is the Andover town cemetery. At the annual town meeting on March 1, 1869, it was voted to purchase land for the cemetery. Graves in this cemetery date back to 1871. A history of the cemetery is contained in a pamphlet entited "Spring Grove Cemetery: Information and rules and regulations, June 30, 1941.
    • An online search by name is located on the town's website Spring Grove Cemetery search



  • United Lebanese Cemetery
    • 250 Hampshire Street, Lawrence, MA 01841, 978-683-5416


  • West Parish Cemetery
    • Located at 129 Reservation Road.
    • Graves in this cemetery date back to 1692 & 1751.


  • Woodbridge Family Graveyard
    • Behind 89 Jenkins Road
    • Only 12 stones remain in this unused family graveyard.
    • Originally the Samuel Jenkins family was buried there. They have all been reinterred at Spring Grove.
    • The town adopted the cemetery at the 2002 town meeting.

See

  • "Historic Undertaking: Repairing stones is grave matter," Andover Townsman, February 21, 2002, p.1.
  • "Revolutionary War-era cemetery now town's," Andover Townsman, April 25, 2002.
  • "Revolutionary War era cemetery is town's: Woodbridge Jenkins Cemetery," Andover Townsman, May 2, 2002, p. 22.
  • "Finding roots in Andover," Eagle Tribune, January 11, 2009, p. 9.
  • Andover Church and Cemetery Guide

See also

  • The Andover Historical Society has a list of cemetery inventories for Christ Church, St. Augustine's, Phillips Academy Chapel, Spring Grove, West Parish cemeteries.



--Eleanor 15:41, June 13, 2006 (EDT)
--Kim 20:38, December 12, 2012 (EST)

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