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Cemetery NumberWR001
TownWARREN
Cemetery NameNORTH BURIAL GROUND
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LocationNORTH MAIN ST
StateRI
DirectionE
Pole Number12
Distance15
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Deed Book 
Deed Page 
Size in Feet360
Size in Feet285
Burials1500
Inscriptions925
Fieldstones 
Tombs 
Exist?YES
Last seen date?2015
Newest1929
Oldest1773
VandalismN
Veteran22
PoleM
CommentThis burial ground was started about 1773. The stone of John Thurber who died 19 Jul 1773 is 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 section A in 1994 and the rest of the burial ground in 1999. Julie Nathanson photographed the gravestones in 2010 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 border (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.
Conditiongood
Enclosuremetal fence
Gateiron gate
Growthgrass-well kept
Terrainlevel
Cemetery Location
Cemetery Burial Map N/A
 

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