Quakers in Massachusetts

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This is a space created to supply information and links about meetings, burial grounds, and resources, in order to organize the data for Quakers in Massachusetts.

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Meeting County Town Started Laid Down Category Information
Acoaxet Bristol Westport 1699 unknown Category
Amesbury Essex Amesbury 1701 1971 none Info
Bolton Worchester Bolton 1799 1972 none Info
Boston Middlesex Boston 1883 merged 1944 none Info
Dartmouth Bristol South Dartmouth 1699 activeCategoryInfo
East Hoosack Berkshire Adams 1783 1847 Category Info
Lawrence-Andover Essex Methuen 1899 activenoneInfo
Lynn Essex Lynn 1672 1986 noneInfo
Nantucket Nantucket Nantucket 1708 1866 CategoryInfo
New Bedford Bristol New Bedford 1792 activeCategoryInfo
Pembroke Plymouth Pembroke 1702 1876 CategoryInfo
Salem Essex Salem 1672 active noneInfo
Sandwich Barnstable Sandwich 1672 1863 Category[Info
Swansea Bristol Somerset 1732 active noneInfo
Worcester Worcester Worcester 1783 merged 1979 CategoryInfo

  • See Dartmouth above for:

Burial Grounds

Name County Category Cemetery Link
Allens Neck, Bald Hill Bristol Category FAG
Apponegansett Bristol Category FAG
Assonet Bristol Category FAG
Barnstable Barnstable None FAG
Central Bristol Category FAG
Dartmouth Bristol Category FAG
East Blackstone Worcester None FAG
East Sandwich Barnstable Category FAG
Leicester, Spider Gates Barnstable Category FAG
Mansfield, Morton Chapel Bristol None FAG
Mendon Worcester None FAG
Nantucket Nantucket None FAG
New Light Essex Category FAG
New Bedford Bristol Category FAG
Pembroke Plymouth Category FAG
Quaker Cemetery, Salem Essex Category FAG
Sawyer Hill Essex Category FAG
Spring Hill Barnstable Category FAG
Somerset Essex CategoryFAG
South Yarmouth Barnstable Category FAG
Taunton Bristol None FAG
Uxbridge Worcester Category FAG
West Falmouth Barnstable Category FAG
West Newbury Barnstable None FAG

Research Material

  • Quakers and Baptists in Colonial Massachusetts, by Carla Gardina Pestana, Cambridge University Press, Mar 18, 2004
  • Historical sketch for the two hundredth anniversary of Friends Meeting, Westport, Massachusetts. Also being the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of Westport (Acoaxet) Monthly Meeting, 1766-1916. By Khalil A. Totah and Edward L. Macomber. Available at: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100507516

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