Main Road 0786, Main Road Cemetery (aka Center Cemetery)

Title

Main Road 0786, Main Road Cemetery (aka Center Cemetery)

Description

Main Road Cemetery (aka Center Cemetery), 786 Main Road, Granville, MA. is Granville's oldest cemetery. MACRIS inventory #GRN 803.

Note that the list of known burials includes GPS coordinates for each grave. If you are looking for particular grave sites we strongly suggest you use the GPS coordinates if possible to make location of the site(s) easier, and review the headstone photos to more easily recognize the stone you are looking for.

In 2020 the Main Road Cemetery was the subject of a funding request made to the Community Preservation Commission. The excerpts included here provide additional information on Main Road Cemetery.

Date

Updated January 2022

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Citation

“Main Road 0786, Main Road Cemetery (aka Center Cemetery),” Granville History Digital Collection, accessed February 25, 2024, https://granvillehistory.omeka.net/items/show/981.

Comments

David Crevier

My mother was born in Granville, Ma. On May 1st, 1911

her family lived there and from what I had been told, some died there.

her maiden name was Bourdeau.

how can I verify this

thank you

DC

Granville History

Was unable to find anyone by that name born in Granville on that date. However did locate someone named Leola May Bourdeau born May 1, 1911 in Hardwick, MA. Could that be her? If not do you know her parents' names?

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