This is part of a series of Hamilton and Wenham, Massachusetts, oral histories of the towns, produced by William Heitz and Edmund Josephs from 1986 through 1995. It was originally taped in 1987. It was converted to .m4v format by library volunteer Robyn Luna and uploaded to the Internet Archive by volunteer John Brucker at Hamilton-Wenham Public Library on Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015. Our thanks to William Heitz for permission to upload this content to the Internet Archive. Our thanks also to John Brucker for his description of the interview, included below.
Story of the mile marker stone embedded in the wall of Wenham Cemetery, Origins and oldest part of Wenham Cemetery, Arrangement of the cemetery, Location of the original entrance row, Persons of historical interest in the cemetery, People buried at the cemetery who participated in the Revolutionary War, People buried at the cemetery who where involved in state & local politics, Men of the sea, Minister’s Row
The following names and terms were used in this interview: Bass river, Agawam, Rev. John Fiske, Samuel Smith, Fiske ground, Thomas and Hilda Kimball, Captain Edmund Batchelder, Amos Batchelder, Deacon John Friend, Rev. Joseph Gerrish, Rev. Antipas Newman, Captain Thomas Fiske Jr., Ruth White, Nathaniel Brown, Ebenezer Porter, Isaac Porter, Paul Porter, John Porter, Lydia Porter, Jonathon Porter, Billy Porter, Dr. Tyler Porter, Daniel Killam, Rebecca Cole, Captain John Gardner, Captain Samuel Blanchard, Captain Thomas Tarbox, Rebecca Tarbox Moulton, John and Martha Gott, Daniel Gott, Deacon William Fiske, Rev. Robert Ward, Rev. John Ward, Rev. Joseph Swain, Rufus Anderson, Rev. Daniel Mansfield, Peter Dodge, Mary Lambert, Sara Fairfield.