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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

Peabody is located in Boston's North Shore suburban area. 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 written by Arizona Republic on January 3rd, 2016 that Nikoletta "Ethel" Georgas passed away in Arizona.  Georgas was 91 years old and was born in Peabody, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nikoletta "Ethel"'s life.

It was reported by Arizona Republic on January 3rd, 2016 that Nikoletta "Ethel" Georgas died in Arizona.  Georgas was 91 years old and was born in Peabody, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nikoletta "Ethel"'s life.

It was reported on February 22nd, 2015 that Elena Anne Blue (Cavallon) passed on in Pensacola, Florida.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elena Anne's life.

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

It was disclosed by Salem Evening News on September 8th, 2014 that Helen F Dube (Lord) passed away in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Dube was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Helen F's life.

It was reported on August 28th, 2014 that Phyllis M Giles (Cunningham) passed on in Brentwood, New Hampshire.  Ms. Giles was 88 years old and was born in Peabody, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Phyllis M's life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on August 21st, 2014 that Geraldine E "Gerry" Kaden (Trabucco) passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Kaden was 73 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Geraldine E "Gerry"'s life.

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

It was noted by Salem Evening News on August 15th, 2014 that Maria Alda Correia (Cordeiro) passed away in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Ms. Correia was 79 years old and was born in Sao Miguel A, .  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Maria Alda's life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on August 13th, 2014 that Albin J "Al" Begin passed on in Peabody, Massachusetts.  Begin was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Albin J "Al"'s life.

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Cemeteries in Peabody

Cambridge Cemetery Department

The Cemetery Division is responsible for grave site preparation and other burial services, as well as the grounds and maintenance program on the Cemetery’s 66 acre site.

Cemeteries Department

Reading's original settlers came from England in the 1630's to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Many arrived through the ports of Lynn and Salem. In 1639 some citizens of Lynn petitioned the government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony for "place for...

Hingham Cemetery

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...

Lowell Cemetery

The Lowell Cemetery was conceived by a group of prominent Lowell citizens in 1840 as a private, non-sectarian, non-profit cemetery corporation. The Cemetery was dedicated on June 20, 1841, at a time when there were no parks in Lowell, and it soon...

New Calvary Cemetery

We are a non-profit association with the sole purpose being the upkeep and care of the last resting place of your loved ones.Over 150 years experience and over 340,000 burials. Memorial Day Masses are held each year at Mt. Benedict and New...

St Michael Cemetery Pre-Need

Since its first interment in 1907, St. Michael Cemetery has evolved into a non-denominational organization, serving families of all faiths. But while our scope has broadened, the current Board of Trustees continues to carry out the original...

West Parish Garden Cemetery

Since 1826 West Parish Church has endeavored to honor God through worship and service. We believe that we are called to love one another as God loves us and welcome all people, regardless of where they may be on their faith journey. We invite...

Woodlawn Cemetery Crematory

Woodlawn Cemetery was dedicated in 1850. It is situated less than five miles from the center of Boston, and can be reached easily by automobile or public transportation which stops near the office and front entrance.

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Cedar Grove Cemetery
100 Cedar Grove Ave
Peabody, MA 01904
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Maple Hill Cemetery
Po Box 48
Peabody, MA 01961

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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 ...
http://www.salemnews.com/obituaries/x104128943/Russell-T-Green-Jr-70

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.
http://www.salemnews.com/obituaries/x104127847/Ermolindo-S-Bettencourt-84

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Official Web Site of City of Peabody, MA
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