Brasno, Olive b. October 17, 1917 d. January 25, 1998 Actress. A midget actress, she appeared in the films, "Little Miss Broadway" (1938), "Framing Youth" (1937), "Arbor Day" (1936), "Shrimps For A Day" (1936), "Charlie Chan At The Circus" (1935), "The Mighty Barnum" (1934), and "Sitting Pretty" (1933). She was married to midget actor Gus Wayne, who died two days before she did. (Bio by: K) Saint Marys Cemetery, East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Read, Charles William b. May 12, 1840 d. January 25, 1890 Confederate Medal of Honor Recipient. He was twenty years old when he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1860. In 1861 he resigned his Union commission and joined the Confederate Navy. His first naval victory he participated in was while he served on the "CSS McRae" at New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the commander of the ironclad "CSS Arkansas" during the battle near Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 13, 1862 and Baton Rouge, Louisiana on August 6, 1862. He also served on the "CSS...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Denardo) Rose Hill Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Delany, Sarah Louise b. September 19, 1889 d. January 25, 1999 Author. One of ten children of Bishop Henry Beard Delany and Nanny Logan, she was born in Virginia in 1889. Sarah, along with her sister, were thrust into the national limelight in the last decade of their lives. With her sister Bessie (Annie Delany) and journalist Amy Hill Hearth, a book was published, "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First One Hundred Years" (1993), which found itself on The New York Times best-seller list. The book recounted the sisters' experieces growing up in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) Mount Hope Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Grossman, Albert b. 1926 d. January 25, 1986 Actor, film and music producer. Grossman worked on and appeared in the films "Don't Look Back" (1967) and "The Last Waltz" (1978). Cause of death: Heart attack Cremated Plot: Buried on his property in New York
Norton, Cliff b. March 21, 1918 d. January 25, 2003 Actor. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was a radio disc jockey when he entered into television during the early 1950s, variety show era. Noted for many comic roles, he appeared in countless television series such as "I Love Lucy", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "Bewitched", "Hogan's Heroes", "Murphy Brown" and "Alice". His feature film credits include "Country Music Holiday" (1958), "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963), "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken" (1966), and "Funny Lady" (1975). He died in Los...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Lung cancer Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Wheeler, Joseph 'Fightin' Joe' b. September 10, 1836 d. January 25, 1906 Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General, United States Army General, US Congressman. A statue of him represents the state of Alabama in Statuary Hall of the United States Congress. A professional soldier, he attended the United States Military Academy after being appointed from New York, graduating with the Class of 1859. He was the 1843rd graduate of USMA, with a class rank of 19 out of 22. Wheeler was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of the Mounted Rifles (forerunner of the Cavalry), and...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, Lawrence County, Alabama, USA Plot: arlington cemetery DC
Whitmer, David b. January 7, 1805 d. January 25, 1888 Mormon Folklore Figure. A member of the Whitmer family, he was one of three witnesses to offer testimony regarding the translation of the Book of Mormon and to witness the engravings of the "golden plates." An acquaintance of Oliver Cowdery, he invited Cowdery, Joseph Smith and his wife to stay at his parents farm while Smith transcribed the golden plates. Smith baptized him into the church in June, 1829 and he became a preacher and missionary in Ohio and Missouri. Ordained a High Priest in Oct...[Read More] (Bio by: Beth Painter) Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Ray County, Missouri, USA
Jarvis, Jane b. October 31, 1915 d. January 25, 2010 Jazz Musician. A prolific pianist, arranger, and composer, she shall probably be better remembered as the long-time organist at Shea Stadium. Raised in Indiana, she played the piano from age four, and by 11 was a regular radio performer in Gary. Orphaned at 13, she finished high school on her own, while working from her mid-teens as a radio accompanist for such singers as Sophie Tucker and Ethel Waters. After study at Chicago and Bush conservatories, as well as at several colleges, she made a...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Earp, James Cooksey b. June 28, 1841 d. January 25, 1926 Western Figure. Born in Harford, Kentucky, he was the oldest brother of Virgil, James and Wyatt Earp. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he enlisted in the 17th Illinois Infantry, Union Army and was badly wounded in a battle at Fredericktown, Missouri, After the war, he traveled through different states before settling at Dodge City, Kansas, in 1876, where he became a Deputy Sheriff under Charlie Bassett for a brief time. He then began to roam through Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, working in...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Mountain View Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA Plot: The Bubah Plot, across from the old mausoleum GPS coordinates: 34.1378593, -117.2770004 (hddd.dddd)
Bois, Frank E. b. September 13, 1841 d. January 25, 1920 Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Entered the service at Northampton, Massachusetts at age 18 on June 21, 1861 and served in Co. C, 10th Massachusetts Infantry. He was mustered out of the Army on September 30, 1862 by virtue of a transfer to the Navy as Quartermaster, Signalman. On May 27, 1863 he was on board the U.S.S. Cincinnati during the attack on the Confederate batteries at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Engaging the enemy in a fierce battle the Cincinnati was in a fatal...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
LaMotta, Vicki b. January 23, 1930 d. January 25, 2005 Subject of the film "Raging Bull" and Cosmetic Initiator. Born Beverly "Vicki" Thailer in the Bronx, New York. She met boxer husband Jake LaMotta at a community pool and they married while she was still a teenager. Their turbulent often abusive relationship was depicted in the 1980 Martin Scorsese film "Raging Bull". Vicki was potrayed by then 17-year old Actress Cathy Moriarty and earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Over the years the film has been ranked by...[Read More] (Bio by: Noni) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Bartlett, Eugene Monroe b. December 24, 1885 d. January 25, 1941 Hymn composer/publisher. Composed many very popular hymns including "Camping In Canaan's Land," "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There," "Jesus Opened Up The Way" and probably his most popular "Victory In Jesus." Bartlett attended the Hall-Moody Institute, Martin, Tennessee, and the William Jewell Academy, Independence, Missouri. He also founded the Hartford Music Company in Hartford, Arkansas, and was editor of the music magazine Herald of Song. Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Adriance, Harry Chapman b. October 27, 1864 d. January 25, 1934 Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. A veteran of the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection, he served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion, and was part of the China Relief Expedition of 1900 and 1901. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on July 13, 1900. His citation reads "In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900, Adriance distinguished himself by meritorious conduct". His...[Read More] Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Cochrane, James Craig b. 1825 d. January 25, 1881 Inventor. He was a prominent lawyer in Rochester, New York who was also very interested in the effects of solar heat. His experiments in this field led to his inventing the first base-burning coal powered stove. He patented several other heating devices, including an innovative steam boiler, and won several awards including the highest honours at the 1846 New York State Fair. (Bio by: Mount Hope NY) Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA Plot: Section M Lot 52
Astaire Douglass, Adele b. September 10, 1897 d. January 25, 1981 Entertainer and sister of actor Fred Astaire. Born Adele Marie Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska, she was the daughter of Frederick Emanuel Austerlitz and his wife, Johanna "Ann" Austerlitz. Her father was a beer brewer from Vienna, Austria. In 1905, she began a successful vaudeville act with her younger brother, Fred, developing it into a career on Broadway and the London stage. While in London, she became a favorite with Britain's royalty, and in 1932, after starring with her brother in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, Los Angeles County, California, USA