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Gowell Cemetery
North Berwick, York County, Maine

Little River Rd, North Berwick ME

Lat: 43 32' 16"N, Lon: 70 51' 07"W

Contributed by Robert W. Etzel, Jr, May 30, 2004, edited Sep 15, 2004 [etzelbobby@aol.com]. Total records = 8.

Located on Little River Rd., 6th tenths of a mile after crossing over the bride over Little River coming from Lebanon going toward Berwick on the East (left) side of the Road. It is located about 100-200 feet back from the road in the woods.

This is an old inactive private family cemetery with 6 upright headstones with 7 names on them, and one headstone, which is laying flat, with one name on it. The headstones are in very good condition considering their age.

There are also 3 additional stones which I believe to be footstones. The cemetery is bordered by 11 granite posts which at one time had a fence running between them. I think the cemetery is located on private property on the original Gowell family homestead.

According to records I received from the North Berwick Town Hall, this is a complete list of all in this cemetery, although I found no stone for Roxanna Gowell, which is noted.

I compiled this listing on Oct 26, 2003 through a visitation and and viewing tombstones.

- Robert W. Etzel, Jr

Gowell, Abigail, d. Feb. 4, 1860, age 66 years, wife of Charles Gowell
Gowell, Charles, d. Feb. 16, 1871, age 74 years, 6 months.
Gowell, Charles, d. Jul 02, 1851, age 21 years, 7 months, 7 days, son of Chas & Abigail
Gowell, Charlotte, d Oct. 31, 1862, 41 years, 10 months, 23 days, daughter of Charles and Abigail Gowell
Gowell, Infant, d. Jul 27, 1829, s/w Washington, son of Charles and Abigail
Gowell, Lydia J., d. Oct 07, 1866, age 35 years, 10 months., dau of Chas. and Abigail
Gowell, Roxanna G., d. Mar 15, 1871, age 31yr 2mo 5da, daughter of Charles and Abigail Gowell, Our Sister: We Miss Thee
Gowell, Washington, d. Mar. 20, 1831, age 5 years, 9 months, s/w Infant, s/o Charles and Abigail

 

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