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Gulf Bridge Cemetery
Town of East Otis
Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Transcribed by Lynn Tooley

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Gulf Bridge Cemetery is located near the Tolland State Forest in the Town of East Otis, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Clarke, James of Otis, died June 16, 1844, age 79 yrs.

Clark, Penelope, wife of James of Otis, native of Charlestown, RI, died May 6, 1840, age 76 yrs.

Clark, Sally B., wife of Eli, died Mar. 9, 1855, age 63 yrs.

Kibbee, Mercy B., daughter of Isaac and Susan, died July 7, 1844, age 8 yrs.

Babb, Thomas L., son of L. and M. J., died Apr. 12, 1868, age 1 yr. 11 mos.

Babb, Esther Lorena, wife of Modica, died Jan. 3, 1863, age 36 yrs. (Stone now broken almost completely by vandals).

Stone at very left rear of cemetery broken so badly by vandals that inscription is unreadable as to name and dates. Picture of stone was taken some time ago but too far to read inscriptions and was not copied.

There are three crude grave markers in the upper righthand corner which never had inscriptions.

Cemetery is well enclosed by a stone wall and is right next to the road, near the water.

All stones in this cemetery were either that of the Clark Family or were related to this family as they owned almost all of the land around what is now known as the East Otis Reservoir and Tolland State Forest. They came from Charlestown, RI to the Town of Otis about 1798.

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