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Ancestors in the Hudson, Massachusetts Poor Farm Cemetery.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question:  I find record that an ancetor was a pauper when he died in Hudson, Massachusetts in 1838.  I am trying to locate the almshouse and the cemetery associated with it. 

 

Answer:  The Pauper's Burying Ground in Hudson dates back to 1822.  The site is located at 565 Main Street in Hudson.  In 1993 a report was published by the Massachusetts Historical Commission on the investigations to the location of the cemetery.  At NEHGS we have this book - Edward L. Bell, Historical archaeology at the Hudson Poor Farm Cemetery (Boston: Mass. Historical Commission, 1993) call number F74/H82/B45/1993.


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