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  • Peabody is also known as: Essex County / Peabody city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Matt Bloom (wrestler and american football player), Matt Antonelli (baseball player), Jonathan Mover (drummer), Brad Delp (singer and musician), Paul Sorrento (baseball player), Charlie Shanian (actor and screenwriter), and Nancy Werlin (writer and author).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Daily Item.

History

First known as the Northfields, "the Farms", and Brooksby, the area was settled about 1626 within Salem, which had itself been founded in 1626 and incorporated in 1629. In 1752, the area was set off from Salem and incorporated as part of Danvers. It was usually referred to as "the South Parish", associated with the church located in the center (now Peabody Square). In 1855, the community broke away from Danvers to become the town of South Danvers, incorporated that May 18. The name was changed on April 30, 1868 to Peabody after George Peabody, a noted philanthropist. It would be incorporated as a city in 1916. Giles Corey, the only person pressed to death by stones in the Salem witch hysteria of 1692, had his farm and was buried here beside his wife next to Crystal Lake. Peabody was once the leather tanning center of the area, all of the leather was tanned in Peabody and much was shipped to nearby Beverly. On the morning of October 28, 1915, 21 young girls lost their lives in a fire at the St. ...

The official website for the city of Peabody is http://www.peabody-ma.gov/.

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Peabody Obituaries

It was revealed by The Times Record on October 16th, 2014 that Beatrice E "Bea" Lavoie (Ouellette) perished in Freeport, Maine.  Ms. Lavoie was 95 years old and was born in Peabody, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Beatrice E "Bea"'s life.

It was revealed on August 18th, 2014 that Harriet Chihlas (Arabatzis) passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Chihlas was 73 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Harriet's life.

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on May 11th, 2014 that Asta Spaderna passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Spaderna was 95 years old and was born in Tallin, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Asta's life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on May 9th, 2014 that William E "Bill" Elwell perished in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Elwell was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William E "Bill"'s life.

It was disclosed by Salem Evening News on May 9th, 2014 that Joann L Petrillo (Mooka) died in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Petrillo was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joann L's life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on May 7th, 2014 that Peter H Sr Turner died in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Turner was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Peter H Sr's life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on May 1st, 2014 that Alice Pedra (Agrella) perished in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Pedra was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Alice's life.

It was noted on April 30th, 2014 that David S Dr Hays died in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Hays was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor David S Dr's life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on April 30th, 2014 that Ventura Marcal Carvalho passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Carvalho was 83 years old and was born in Penafirme da Mata, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ventura Marcal's life.

It was reported by Salem Evening News on April 30th, 2014 that Pauline A Dube (Levesque) passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Dube was 73 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Pauline A's life.

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As was customary in England at the time of early settlement, the dead were buried around the meeting house, the first being approximately where Old Derby stands today (34 Main St.) and the second being the Old Ship Church (107 Main St.). The...

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Russell T. Green Jr., 70
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery ... Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and online obituary, visit www.ccbfuneral.com. PEABODY Mary Catherine O'Neil, 84, a resident of Brooksby Village in Peabody ...
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Wlodzimiel J. Weiss, 93
Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. At the request of the deceased ... Rene Roy, F.M.S., 300 Hampshire St., Lawrence, MA 01841. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boles Memorial-Baron-McAuliffe- Yameen Funeral Home ...
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Ermolindo S. Bettencourt, 84
PEABODY Ermolindo Sousa Bettencourt ... 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. For directions, online obituary and memorial guestbook, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com. GROVELAND Mrs. Dorothy E.
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