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Website Updates:
July 2018
1790 Chatham, Barnstable County Census - Transcribed by Janis Swanson

May 2018
1790 Barnstable, Barnstable County Census - Transcribed by Janis Swanson

January 2018
From the 1831 Barnstable Patriot
1831 Obits: Hannah Baker, Child of Freeman Banker, Enos Baxter, Mrs. Mary Bearse, William Clouston, Phoda H. Crocer, Mrs. Eliza Crocker, Erastus Crocker, Nathaniel Crosby, Calvin Crowell, Paul Crowell, Mrs. Sarah Crowell, Wendell Davis, Elisha Doane, Warren Doane, Mrs. Hannah Dunbar, Abial J. Eldred, James Eldridge, Thomas Eldridge, Philip Ellis, Abby A. Farris, Edmund Freeman, Solomon Francis, Mrs. Arsenath Gleason, Rebecca Hedger, Mrs. Hannah Hinckley, Mrs. Elizabeth Hussey, Cinthia Kelley, Gilbert Lewis, Mehitable Nickerson, Shubael Nickerson, Orran Phinney, Thomas Rider, John W. Smith, Louisa Smith, Mrs. Rebecca Smith, Bethiah Snow, Mrs. Lucy Stickney, Thomas Switt (Swift), John Webster

Barnstable County
Formed in 1685

Barnstable is located on the "bicep" of the Cape Cod arm.
It is bordered by Cape Cod Bay on the north, Nantucket Sound on the south, Sandwich and Mashpee on the west and Yarmouth on the east.

Highland LIght House in Truro, MA
Highland Lighthouse in Truro, MA

Cities and Towns
Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Buzzards Bay, Centerville, Chatham, Cotuit, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Forestdale, Harwich, Hyannis, Marstons Mills, Mashpee, Monomoscoy Island, Monomoy Island, Monument Beach, New Seabury, Orleans, Osterville, Pocasset, Popponesset, Popponesset Island, Provincetown, Sagamore, Sandwich, Seabrook, Seconsett Island, Teaticket, Truro, Wellfleet, Woods Hole, Yarmouth



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