Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all DuPonts in:
 • Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery
 • Wilmington
 • New Castle County
 • Delaware
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Henry Algernon DuPont
Birth: Jul. 30, 1838
Greenville
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1926
Winterthur
New Castle County
Delaware, USA

Civil War Union Colonel; West Point Class of 1861; Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism at the Battle of Cedar Creek in 1864; President, Washington Northern Railroad Co. 1879-99; U.S. Senator 1906-1917. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry DuPont (1812 - 1889)
  Louisa Gerhard DuPont (1816 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Pauline Foster DuPont (1849 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Louise Evelina DuPont Crowninshield (1877 - 1958)*
  Henry Francis DuPont (1880 - 1969)*
  Pierre Irénée DuPont (1882 - 1882)*
  Anna Victorine Sophie DuPont (1885 - 1886)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Algernon DuPont (1838 - 1926)
  Sara DuPont Duer (1847 - 1876)*
  Victorine Elizabeth DuPont Foster (1849 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Plot: Old Cemetery, C-1, Lot # 240
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 28, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6004368
Henry Algernon DuPont
Added by: Garver Graver
 
Henry Algernon DuPont
Added by: David M. Habben
 
Henry Algernon DuPont
Cemetery Photo
Added by: William Sweeney
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Col. Henry ( Heri ) Algeron Du Pont, Thank you for your service. GOD Bless you!
- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013
May GOD Bless You ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Nov. 13, 2013

- Sgt. Rock
 Added: Dec. 31, 2012
There are 28 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.7 after 15 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service