Bray Cemetery

Bray Entrance May 2023_cm

History on Bray Cemetery

History on Freeman Family

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Robert (Robin) Freeman was living at 302 Essex Ave now the Wellspring house. He was born in 1764 and died December 21, 1854 at the age is 90.   His spouse Rhoda Freeman was born 1769 and died May 2, 1829.  His son, Robert Freeman Jr was born 1832 and died December 11, 1860.

They are all buried in the Bray cemetery at 379 Essex Ave. Gloucester, MA.

Gone but Not Forgotten Freeman Family. gives you more information on names and dates.

Davis-Freeman House (1709-1712) 302 Essex Street this gives

Although not buried in Bray, Harriet P. Freeman Johnson (1810) was the daughter of Robert and Rhoda Freeman. This photo shows Harriet in the doorway of the Davis Freeman house (now Wellspring House). 

Harriet P. Freeman Johnson

Freeman stones restored by Rob Surabian (Gravestone Preservation) October 2022.



Updated Plot Map and Listing

Old plot map and grave list

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Bray Street Cemetery Established in 1820, it is located at 379 Essex Avenue.

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