Carpenter Museum Speaker Series:
How to Find A Rehoboth Grave with Cemetery Commission Member Beverly Baker
What: Carpenter Museum Speaker Series: How to Find A Rehoboth Grave with Cemetery Commission Member Beverly Baker
When: Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 7:00 PM – 9:00PM EDT
Where: The Carpenter Museum, 4 Locust Ave., Rehoboth
Join Beverly Baker for a lecture at the Carpenter Museum and learn about finding a grave in Rehoboth and beyond.
Beverly Baker has lived in Rehoboth since 1989, raising her family and enjoying their 100-year-old homestead, a former chicken farm. In 2012, she was appointed to the Cemetery Commission. Since then, the Cem Com has sponsored Cemetery Clean Ups and workshops to help teach the community how to care for historic gravestones. Beverly conducts tours of Rehoboth cemeteries to teach the history of the amazing people who used to live in this historic town. Through her work with The Cemetery Commission she assists the Veterans’ Services Officer in the placement of American Flags in all of the cemeteries and is a volunteer for Find a Grave.
Beverly was elected Vice-President of the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society in 2020. She is a volunteer at the E. Otis Dyer Research room at the Carpenter Museum, helping people with their genealogy. She enjoys helping people find where their ancestors lived and where they are buried.
In this lecture Beverly will be speaking about Finding the Graves of Your Rehoboth Ancestors. She will explain why it is important to understand the history of the town, what resources are available to you as a researcher, and tips on how to find old deeds in Massachusetts.