OBHS Cemeteries

EXPLORE! South Berwick's five community cemeteries span almost four centuries, from the 1600s to the present day. Rich with history, they are peaceful, interesting places to stroll, as well as being a repository of historical facts and a means to honor hundreds of our veterans. The Town of South Berwick provides only minimal maintenance for cemeteries. The Old Berwick Historical Society is therefore grateful to the volunteers who maintain these irreplaceable community landmarks.

Cemetery Database

Last Hamilton
First Mary, Mrs
DOB Abt 1749
DOD 11/23/1800
Age Aged 51 Years
Remarks In Memory of Mrs Mary Hamilton The amiable and virtuous consort of Jonathan Hamilton, Jr, Esq. Who departed this life November 23rd 1800, Aged 51 years. She was endeared to her friends and acquaintances by those virtues which adorn human nature and secure esteem and affection: A prudent, dutiful, & affectionate wife, A peculiarly kind & tender Mother, A pleasing companion, A faithful friend, A compassionate benefactress to the poor, afflicted and distressed; often caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. But alas! She is no more. here her frail body sleeps in the dust. The spirit has returned to its God. We trust to be ever with the Lord.
Cemetery OldFields
Town South Berwick

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