Projects

MASSACHUSETTS CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS

The Massachusetts Catholic Order of Foresters (MCOF) was founded in 1879 to provide life insurance benefits for its members.  In 2004 TIARA was granted ownership of these records for the purpose of preserving the history of this organization and making it available to researchers.

CEMETERIES

Worcester MA:  St. John’s Cemetery

This project provides details of tombstones listing a birthplace in Ireland.

Canton, MA:  Old St. Mary’s Cemetery

This  is an alphabetical index to the surnames inscribed on the gravestones of Old St. Mary’s Cemetery, at the corner of Washington and Randolph Streets in Canton, Massachusetts.

Dudley, MA:  Calvary Cemetery

Photos and transcriptions of tombstones inscribed with a county or townland in Ireland.

Brockton. MA:  St. Patrick’s and Calvary Cemeteries

This database contains the inscriptions of 72 headstones indicating a place of birth in Ireland.  One headstone at Calvary Cemetery is also included.

WORCESTER IRISH PROJECT

This database includes civil marriage, birth and death records, church marriage records, the censuses and naturalization records of Worcester and surrounding towns, and information from a research project conducted by Mary Ellen Radziewicz and Frank & Marion Connery.

SURNAME DATABASE

The Surname Database is a way for users of this website to query TIARA members about surnames and origins of which they have an interest. Users may browse the table for entries that may be of interest to them.

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