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This cemetery is owned and maintained by "Taunton Catholic Cemeteries". This cemetery began interments in the 1800s. Interments continue in previously-purchased lots as this cemetery is approaching capacity. Section numbering here ranges from Section 1 to Section 16.
Note that Death Certificates and obituaries might only state "Saint Francis Cemetery". Taunton Catholic Cemeteries started "Saint Francis (New) Cemetery" on North Walker Street in the 2000s and new lots are available for purchase there. Section numbering there begins with Section 17 and Section 18 opens soon. Contact the cemetery to learn the section number to ensure the creation of correctly placed memorials.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as TAU842.
This burial ground is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts to 1850" Published by: New England Historic Genealogical Society as G.R.39.