• Watertown is also known as: Middlesex County / Watertown city.


  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Eliza Dushku (actor and television producer), Sophie Flack (dancer), and Will Brownsberger (legislator).


The population was 31,915 at the 2010 census. Archeological evidence suggests that Watertown was inhabited for thousands of years before the arrival of settlers from England. Two Native American tribes, the Pequossette and the Nonantum, had settlements on the banks of the river later called the Charles. The Pequossette built a fishing weir to trap herring at the site of the current Watertown dam. The annual fish migration, as both alewife and blueback herring swim upstream from their adult home in the sea to spawn in the fresh water where they were hatched, still occurs every spring. Watertown, first known as Saltonstall Plantation, was one of the earliest of the Massachusetts Bay settlements. It was begun early in 1630 by a group of settlers led by Sir Richard Saltonstall and the Rev. George Phillips and officially incorporated that same year. The alternate spelling "Waterton" is seen in some early documents. The first buildings were upon land now included within the limits of Cambridge known as Gerry's Landing. For its first quarter century Watertown ranked next to Boston in population and area....

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Watertown Obituaries

It was noted by Klamath Falls Herald and News on March 6th, 2016 that Ralph Sam Santoro died in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Santoro was 91 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ralph Sam's life.

It was disclosed by Orange County Register on September 23rd, 2014 that Matthew Clinton "Matt" Callahan died in Fountain Valley, California.  Callahan was 59 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Matthew Clinton "Matt"'s life.

It was revealed by Providence Journal on May 18th, 2014 that Elizabeth Catherine "Sherry" Woodcome (Sheridan) passed on in E Providence, Rhode Island.  Ms. Woodcome was 93 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elizabeth Catherine "Sherry"'s life.

It was disclosed on March 31st, 2014 that Dorothy "Dodie" Dash (Woodbridge) passed on in Watertown, Massachusetts.  Ms. Dash was 60 years old and was born in Providence, RI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy "Dodie"'s life.

It was reported by Minot Daily News on February 11th, 2014 that Albert R Rev Leary passed on in Bismarck, North Dakota.  Leary was 87 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Albert R Rev's life.

It was noted by The Daily Journal on November 27th, 2013 that Susan Virginia Errickson (Webb) died in Elmer, New Jersey.  Ms. Errickson was 79 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Susan Virginia's life.

It was written by San Mateo County Times on October 20th, 2013 that Francis James "Frank" Curtin perished in Sunnyvale, California.  Curtin was 83 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Francis James "Frank"'s life.

It was reported by Providence Journal on October 1st, 2013 that Mary A Ferranti (Ceglio) passed on in N Kingstown, Rhode Island.  Ms. Ferranti was 86 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary A's life.

It was reported on July 13th, 2013 that Nancy Ann Lebrun (Prendergast) passed on in Portland, Oregon.  Ms. Lebrun was 77 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nancy Ann's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on June 5th, 2013 that Walter Raczkowski perished in Avon Park, Florida.  Raczkowski was 84 years old and was born in Watertown, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Walter's life.

Cemeteries in Watertown

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...

St Patrick's Cemetery

St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Parish in Natick was established in 1856. Deeply committed to Jesus Christ, we endeavor to become a unified community of faith, worship, and service. As part of the New Evangelization proclaimed by Blessed John Paul...

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.

MT Auburn Cemetery
15 Sawin St
Watertown, MA 02477
Ridgelawn Cemetery
Highland Ave & Stuart St
Watertown, MA 02472
St Patrick's Cemetery
990 Belmont St
Watertown, MA 02479

Watertown Cemetery News

Obituaries published Nov. 7
Burial will follow in the Spring Brook Cemetery, Mansfield. Visiting hours have been omitted ... If you wish, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Norman Edward Viens Sr., 92 LEXINGTON, Ky.

Grace M. Macdonough, 82
National Cemetery, Bourne, Mass. Visiting hours are Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Ralph J. 'Jim' Hartzell Jr., 72, of Douglassville
Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions in ... East Coast Office, 124 Watertown Street, Suite # 2D, Watertown, MA., 02472, for which his family will be participating in the "Race For Hope" benefit fundraiser ...

Ruth V. Stokes, 74, Russell, formerly of Canton
Burial will be held a later date in the Brookside Cemetery in Watertown. Those desiring may send memorial ... P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

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