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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640791 Chapel Cemetery at Phillips Academy]
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[https://preservation.mhl.org/chapel-cemetery '''Chapel Cemetery at Phillips Academy''']
**Originally the cemetery for the Andover Theological Seminary
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*Originally the cemetery for the Andover Theological Seminary
 
**First burial was in 1810.
 
**First burial was in 1810.
 
**Those buried include: Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Dove; Alice Buck; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and Warren Draper.
 
**Those buried include: Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Dove; Alice Buck; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps and Warren Draper.
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*[http://www.christchurchandover.org/ Christ Church Cemetery - Episcopal]
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[http://www.christchurchandover.org/ '''Christ Church Cemetery''']
**Located at 25 Central Street.
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*Located at 25 Central Street.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1840.
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*Graves in this cemetery date back to 1840.
  
  
*Cornelius Gould Farm Cemetery
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[https://preservation.mhl.org/112-gould-road '''Cornelius Gould Farm Cemetery''']
**Contains only three gravestones and a few unmarked graves: Cornelius Gould, Lydia Gould, and Emerson Gould.
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*Contains only three gravestones and a few unmarked graves: Cornelius Gould, Lydia Gould, and Emerson Gould.
**When the boundary line between Andover and North Reading was established in 1904, a portion of the Gould Farm was in North Reading.  The cemetery is in this portion.
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*When the boundary line between Andover and North Reading was established in 1904, a portion of the Gould Farm was in North Reading.  The cemetery is in this portion.
  
  
*Jenkins Family Cemetery - See Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery  
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'''Jenkins Family Cemetery''' - See Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery  
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640791 Phillips Academy Chapel Cemetery]
 
**Located on Chapel Avenue.
 
**The burying ground of Andover Theological Seminary.
 
  
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640791 '''Phillips Academy Chapel Cemetery''']
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*Located on Chapel Avenue.
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*The burying ground of Andover Theological Seminary.
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91539&CScntry=4&CSst=21&CScnty=1177&CSsr=281& Sacred Heart Cemetery]
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**Located at 80 Corbett Road in the Shawsheen section of Andover.
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91539&CScntry=4&CSst=21&CScnty=1177&CSsr=281& '''Sacred Heart Cemetery''']
**A member of the Catholic Cemetery Association
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*Located at 80 Corbett Road in the Shawsheen section of Andover.
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*A member of the Catholic Cemetery Association
 
   
 
   
  
*[http://staugustineparish.org/church_home.html St. Augustine's Church Cemetery]  
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[http://staugustineparish.org/church_home.html '''St. Augustine's Church Cemetery''']  
**Located off Lupine Road; office at 43 Essex Street.
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*Located off Lupine Road; office at 43 Essex Street.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1855.
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*Graves in this cemetery date back to 1855.
  
  
*[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.
 
**[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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[https://www.northandoverhistoricalsociety.org/first-burying-ground '''First Burying Ground, North Parish''' North Andover Historical Society]
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*[http://www.northparish.org/cemetery/church.html North Parish Burial Ground in 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]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91565 Saint Francis Seminary Cemetery]
 
  
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=91565 '''Saint Francis Seminary Cemetery''']
  
*[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)
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[http://www.southchurch.com/cemetery/index.html '''South Church Cemetery''']
**Oldest cemetery in Andover
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*Located at the corner of Central and School Streets (41 Central Street).
**First recorded burial was Robert Russell in 1710.
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*Oldest cemetery in Andover.
**See [[South Church (Parish)]]
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*First recorded burial was Robert Russell in 1710.
**[http://www.southchurch.com/cemetery/ List of people buried in South Church Cemetery]
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*The first two ministers, Rev. Samuel Philips and Rev. Jonathan French, and their families are buried here.  Also buried are the founders of Phillips Academy, Andover Theological Seminary and the Abbot Female Academy.
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*Andover's Revolutionary War dead are buried here or remembered at the triangle of School and Central Streets.
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*See [[South Church (Parish)]]
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*[http://www.southchurch.com/cemetery/ List of people buried in South Church Cemetery]
 
[[File:southchurchmap.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Map of South Parish Cemetery]]
 
[[File:southchurchmap.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Map of South Parish Cemetery]]
 
[[File:Memorial.jpg|200px|thumb|center|List of Memorials in South Parish Cemetery]]
 
[[File:Memorial.jpg|200px|thumb|center|List of Memorials in South Parish Cemetery]]
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*[http://andoverma.gov/facilities/cemetery/ Spring Grove Cemetery]
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[https://www.andoverma.gov/309/Spring-Grove-Cemetery '''Spring Grove Cemetery''']
**Located on Abbot Street.
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*Located on Abbot Street named for the spring on the property.
**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."
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*This is the Andover town cemetery.  
**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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*Funds ($3,000) appropriated at the 1869 town meeting purchase 41 acres from the heirs of Nehemiah Abbott for the cemetery.
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*Dedicated on October 15, 1871.   
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*A statue dedicated to Civil War Veterans erected on cemetery grounds.
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*An online search by name, a map of the cemetery, and a list of rules and regulations are located on the town's website [https://www.andoverma.gov/618/Spring-Grove-Cemetery-Viewer]  
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*See "Spring Grove Cemetery steeped in History, Shrouded in Beauty", The Townsman, October 29, 2015, page 11.
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[https://www.jcam.org/Pages/Cemeteries/Cemetery_Pages/Lawrence_Mt_Vernon.html '''Temple Emanuel Cemetery''']
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**Located at Corbett and Mount Vernon Street, Lawrence
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[https://preservation.mhl.org/99-corbertt-street '''United Lebanese Cemetery''']
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*First Syrian Cemetery in the United States. (see ''Legacies of Labor'')
  
*[http://www.jcam.org/Pages/Cemeteries_New/Cemetery_Pages_08/Lawrence_Mt_Vernon.html Temple Emanuel Cemetery]
 
**Located at Corbett and Mount Vernon Street.
 
  
  
*[http://www.westparishgardencemetery.org/ West Parish Cemetery]
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[http://www.westparishgardencemetery.org/ '''West Parish Cemetery''']
**Located at 129 Reservation Road.
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*Located at 129 Reservation Road.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1692 & 1751.
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*Graves in this cemetery date back to 1692 & 1751.
  
  
*Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery
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*[https://preservation.mhl.org/4-douglass-ln '''Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery - Douglas Lane''']
**Located behind 89 Jenkins Road.
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**Located at 4 Douglas Lane, off Mortimer Road, off Jenkins Road.
**Only 12 stones remain in this unused family graveyard.
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**17 people were buried here between 1753-1882.
**Originally the Samuel Jenkins family was buried there.  They have all been reinterred at Spring Grove Cemetery in the William Jenkins lot.
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**In 1882, 8 members of the Jenkins family were reinterred, 7 to Spring Grove Cemetery (William Jenkins lot), 1 to South Church Cemetery.
**Some stones mark the direct descendants of Rev. John Woodbridge, the first minister of Andover.
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**9 remain, 6 members of the Benjamin Woodbridge family (1805-1853, direct descendants of Rev. John Woodbridge, the first minister of Andover), and 3 children of Samuel and Rebecca Jenkins, who died on consecutive days in September 1753.
**Graves in this cemetery date back to 1752.
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**The town adopted the cemetery at the 2002 town meeting.
 
**The town adopted the cemetery at the 2002 town meeting.
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**A 2003 Eagle Scout project cleaned up, restored, and fenced in the cemetery.
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**A 2014 Eagle Scout project built a footbridge and footpath from the road to the cemetery.
 
[[Image:Jenkins.jpg|thumb|...Woodbridge and Jenkins Family Cemetery.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Jenkins.jpg|thumb|...Woodbridge and Jenkins Family Cemetery.... click to enlarge|left]]
  
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*"Buried here (famous Andover residents)," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 1995, p. 1.
 
*"Buried here (famous Andover residents)," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 1995, p. 1.
 
*"Historic Undertaking: Repairing stones is grave matter," ''Andover Townsman'', February 21, 2002, p.1.
 
*"Historic Undertaking: Repairing stones is grave matter," ''Andover Townsman'', February 21, 2002, p.1.
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*[https://lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu/projects/lawrence.php Legacies of Labor Lebanese Factory Workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts]
 
*"Revolutionary War-era cemetery now town's," ''Andover Townsman'', April 25, 2002.
 
*"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.
 
*"Revolutionary War era cemetery is town's: Woodbridge Jenkins Cemetery," ''Andover Townsman'', May 2, 2002, p. 22.
*[http://andover.mvlc.org/eg/opac/record/26062?query=farm%20and%20neighborhood%20cemeteries;qtype=keyword;fi%3Asearch_format=;locg=5 "Farm and Neighborhood Cemeteries of Andover and North Andover, Mass, Including Stone Inscriptions"] by Lenora White McQuesten.
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*[https://mvlc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/andover/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:380293/one "Farm and Neighborhood Cemeteries of Andover and North Andover, Mass, Including Stone Inscriptions"] by Lenora White McQuesten.
 
*"Finding roots in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 11, 2009, p. 9.
 
*"Finding roots in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 11, 2009, p. 9.
*[http://andover.essexcountyma.net/cemeteryindex.html Andover Church and Cemetery Guide]
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* "Bridging Town History: Eagle Scout candidate builds critical link to early cemetery," ''Andover Townsman'', September 11, 2014, p. 17.
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* [http://magenweb.org/Essex/Andover/cemeteryindex.html Andover Church and Cemetery Guide]
  
  
 
See also
 
See also
  
*[http://andover.essexcountyma.net/cemeteryindex.html Andover Church and Cemetery Guide]
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*[https://archive.org/details/farmneighborhood00mcqu Farm and neighborhood cemeteries of Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts, including stone inscriptions]
* [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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* [https://mvlc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/andover/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:50527/one Guide to Cemeteries in Essex County Massachusetts] R929.5 Gui (The information for Andover is in the Andover File -- Cemeteries.)
 
*[http://andoverhistorical.org/ The Andover Historical Society] has a list of cemetery inventories for Christ Church, St. Augustine's, Phillips Academy Chapel, Spring Grove, South Church and West Parish cemeteries.
 
*[http://andoverhistorical.org/ The Andover Historical Society] has a list of cemetery inventories for Christ Church, St. Augustine's, Phillips Academy Chapel, Spring Grove, South Church and West Parish cemeteries.
  
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Latest revision as of 12:23, 19 October 2020

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.


Christ Church Cemetery

  • Located at 25 Central Street.
  • Graves in this cemetery date back to 1840.


Cornelius Gould Farm Cemetery

  • Contains only three gravestones and a few unmarked graves: Cornelius Gould, Lydia Gould, and Emerson Gould.
  • When the boundary line between Andover and North Reading was established in 1904, a portion of the Gould Farm was in North Reading. The cemetery is in this portion.


Jenkins Family Cemetery - See Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery


Phillips Academy Chapel Cemetery

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


Sacred Heart Cemetery

  • Located at 80 Corbett Road in the Shawsheen section of Andover.
  • A member of the Catholic Cemetery Association


St. Augustine's Church Cemetery

  • Located off Lupine Road; office at 43 Essex Street.
  • Graves in this cemetery date back to 1855.


First Burying Ground, North Parish North Andover Historical Society


Saint Francis Seminary Cemetery


South Church Cemetery

  • Located at the corner of Central and School Streets (41 Central Street).
  • Oldest cemetery in Andover.
  • First recorded burial was Robert Russell in 1710.
  • The first two ministers, Rev. Samuel Philips and Rev. Jonathan French, and their families are buried here. Also buried are the founders of Phillips Academy, Andover Theological Seminary and the Abbot Female Academy.
  • Andover's Revolutionary War dead are buried here or remembered at the triangle of School and Central Streets.
  • See South Church (Parish)
  • List of people buried in South Church Cemetery
Map of South Parish Cemetery
List of Memorials in South Parish Cemetery


Spring Grove Cemetery

  • Located on Abbot Street named for the spring on the property.
  • This is the Andover town cemetery.
  • Funds ($3,000) appropriated at the 1869 town meeting purchase 41 acres from the heirs of Nehemiah Abbott for the cemetery.
  • Dedicated on October 15, 1871.
  • A statue dedicated to Civil War Veterans erected on cemetery grounds.
  • An online search by name, a map of the cemetery, and a list of rules and regulations are located on the town's website [1]
  • See "Spring Grove Cemetery steeped in History, Shrouded in Beauty", The Townsman, October 29, 2015, page 11.


Temple Emanuel Cemetery

    • Located at Corbett and Mount Vernon Street, Lawrence


United Lebanese Cemetery

  • First Syrian Cemetery in the United States. (see Legacies of Labor)


West Parish Cemetery

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


  • Woodbridge-Jenkins Family Cemetery - Douglas Lane
    • Located at 4 Douglas Lane, off Mortimer Road, off Jenkins Road.
    • 17 people were buried here between 1753-1882.
    • In 1882, 8 members of the Jenkins family were reinterred, 7 to Spring Grove Cemetery (William Jenkins lot), 1 to South Church Cemetery.
    • 9 remain, 6 members of the Benjamin Woodbridge family (1805-1853, direct descendants of Rev. John Woodbridge, the first minister of Andover), and 3 children of Samuel and Rebecca Jenkins, who died on consecutive days in September 1753.
    • The town adopted the cemetery at the 2002 town meeting.
    • A 2003 Eagle Scout project cleaned up, restored, and fenced in the cemetery.
    • A 2014 Eagle Scout project built a footbridge and footpath from the road to the cemetery.
...Woodbridge and Jenkins Family Cemetery.... click to enlarge



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--Eleanor 15:41, June 13, 2006 and December 2, 2014 (EDT)
--Kim 20:38, December 12, 2012 (EST)
--Eleanor (talk) 10:52, 18 March 2015 (EDT)
--Kim (talk) 14:33, 3 February 2016 (EST)
--Eleanor (talk) 13:23, 12 February 2016 (EST)


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