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 Eastern Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA


Latitude: 43.662778, Longitude: -70.250833

Notes:
The Eastern Cemetery is an historic cemetery at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Congress Street in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, Maine. Located at the base of Munjoy Hill, the Eastern Cemetery is the oldest major cemetery in Portland. Established in 1668, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Mary Green's head and foot stone mark the oldest known burial of May 23, 1717. The cemetery was active until the 1860s. It totals approximately 5.3 acres (21,000 m2) in size. The present iron and granite fence along Congress Street was erected in 1916. The granite receiving tomb to the right of the entrance was built in 1849.
Over 3,500 burials are recorded as being in the Eastern Cemetery.


Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Bramhall, Cornelius,
Headstone, at the Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine
Bramhall, Cornelius, Headstone, at the Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine
In Memory of Mr
CORNELIUS BRAMHALL
Who decd March ye
28th 1761 In ye
53d year of his age 
Located  Latitude: 43.662778, Longitude: -70.250833  Cornelius Bramhall (d. 28 Mar 1761)
 
Bramhall, Cornelius, Headstone, close up view of engraving
Bramhall, Cornelius, Headstone, close up view of engraving
 
Located    Cornelius Bramhall (d. 28 Mar 1761)