Was a governor disinterred from the King's Chapel burying ground?

Missing governor at King's Chapel Burying Ground in Boston

Anybody know whose name is covered up on this plaque and why?

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Maybe this: https://www

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Maybe this: https://www.flickr.com/photos/walkingsf/14187198634/

Also there is this:
"Part of the confusion had resulted in the placement of the commemorative plaque on the fence at the Kings Chapel Burying Ground on Tremont Street along the Freedom Trail in Boston. The inscription on the plaque had included for many years the name of Governor John Endecott, Esq. as being buried there. That had been incorrect. There never was any evidence that Governor Endecott was interred at King’s Chapel. Unfortunately, over the years, many made the visit to Boston and went to the King’s Chapel thinking they were at the historical and final resting place of Governor Endecott. In the Spring, 2011 and at the request of the Endecott- Endicott Family Association, Inc., the City of Boston finally recognized this historical error and has made the necessary correction."

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=johnendecottburialmysteryresolved...

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Well...

Unfortunately, over the years, many made the visit to Boston and went to the King’s Chapel thinking they were at the historical and final resting place of Governor Endecott

I'd suggest that "many" probably overstates the case to some degree.

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John Endecott.

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John Endecott.
Lawrence Mayo's book John Endecott on p.284 states Endecott died in 1654 or 55 and was initially thought to be buried in King's Chapel. Later evidence indicated he was buried at site 184 in the Granary Burying Ground.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Endecott

Look at the governors of

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Look at the governors of Connecticut sneaking their way into Massachusetts too.

Can't afford a new sign?

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With all of the billions the state and city throw around, with millions reaped from tourists, they can't afford a new sign? That one is akin to a cheap restaurant placing a piece of tape over a menu item no longer available. We don't have Endicott anymore. Sheesh.

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Good point

I can't imagine any of the whiny conservatives in this state complaining about "wasting our taxpayer dollars" if the city or state bought a new sign.

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Come on Scratchie

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I can't imagine any of the whiny conservatives in this state complaining about "wasting our taxpayer dollars" if the city or state bought a new sign.

I mean, something's got to justify their existence and give them reason to gripe.

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When Winthrop and Leverett

When Winthrop and Leverett were buried there, it wouldn't have been the King's Chapel burying ground. Before 1686, it was just a burying ground. Then Governor Andros built Boston's first Anglican church on it just to spite all the Puritans whose dead were buried there.

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Isaac Johnson...

...owned the land & was the first buried there, so the burial ground was known by his name for the first 50 yrs. or so of its existence.. Half of the graveyard was given to the local Anglican congregation in the late 1600's to build King's Chapel. I'm sure John Davenport, who inveighed against the idolatrous Anglican Church polluted by Catholicism, did nor rest easy in the Cotton plot after that happened. Neither did the Rev. Cotton, of similar theological bent, for that matter. Totally OT, but if I remember correctly, Archibald Cox was a direct descendant of John Davenport.

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