Sign in Not A Member? Join now!
Find A Grave - Search Results for "agnes moorehead"
Moorehead, Agnes b. December 6, 1900 d. April 30, 1974 Actress. She was born Agnes Robertson Moorehead in Clinton, Massachusetts, the daughter of a Presbyterian minister. She was a graduate of Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio then went on to earn a master's degree in English and public speaking at the university of Wisconsin. She continued her studies in New York at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and began appearing on Broadway and radio. With Joseph Cotton and Orson Welles, she was founder and charter member of the famed Mercury...[Read More] (Bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) Cause of death: Uterine cancer Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA Plot: SecCH, Block CA, Lot 7_31, Grave 4
Moorehead, Alan b. July 22, 1910 d. September 27, 1983 Author. During World War II, he served as correspondent in the Western Desert and, later, in Europe, and was mentioned twice in dispatches. His three books on the African campaign were collected in "African Trilogy" (1944). In 1946, he moved to Florence, where he wrote two novels, before returning to England, although he maintained a villa in Italy and travelled a great deal. Among his friends were Ernest Hemingway, Sidney Nolan and Lord Bernstein. His post-war, non-fiction, books included: "...[Read More] (Bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) Hampstead Cemetery, Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Moorehead, Tom VanHorn b. April 12, 1898 d. October 21, 1979 US Congressman. Anative of Zanesville, Ohio, he was elected to represent Ohio in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1961 to 1963. He was a Republican who also served as a Mayor and Ohio State Senator. In World War I he served as a member of the United States Naval Aviation Corps. (Bio by: Bigwoo) Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio, USA
Lee, Eleanor Agnes b. February 27, 1841 d. October 15, 1873 Folk Figure, Author. Called simply "Agnes," she was the third daughter and fifth child of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and his wife, Mary Anna Custis Lee. Like her three sisters, she never married chiefly because the General simply could not let go of his girls. However, there was one young soldier who was determined to make Agnes his bride - but he got nowhere since the General proclaimed him too "unsettled" to take a wife. Agnes attended the Virginia Female Institute in her youth and...[Read More] (Bio by: Kathleen) Lee Chapel Museum, Lexington (Lexington City County), Lexington City, Virginia, USA
Sorel, Agnes b. 1422 d. February 9, 1450 French Royalty. Royal mistress of King Charles VII of France, the first royal mistress to be officially recognized by the state as such. Born to a family of lesser nobility in Touraine, Agnes was very well educated and beautiful. She captivated Charles VII, who was married to Marie d'Anjou, in 1444, and the couple became inseperable. She held tremendous influence over Charles, and he showered her with wealth, castles, land, and secured for her every distinction of a queen. She was the love of...[Read More] (Bio by: Kristen Conrad) Church of Saint Ours, Loches, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Souret, Agnes b. January 17, 1902 d. September, 1928 Beauty Queen, Actress. A dark haired beauty, she is remembered as Miss France 1920, the first girl to hold that title. Born Jeanne Germaine Berthe Agnes Souret, little is known of her early life save that she was raised under modest circumstances and was unknown to the general public before beating out a large field to win her crown. Agnes quickly became the darling of her country, made two forgettable movies, 1920's "Lily of the Mont Saint Michel" and the 1921 "House of the Hanged", and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Espelette, Espelette, Departement des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France
of Austria, Agnes b. 1154 d. January 13, 1182 Nobility. Queen of Hungary and Duchess of Carinthia. The oldest daughter of Heinrich "Jasomirgott" of Austria and his second wife Theodora was married to Istvan III of Hungary in 1168. The marriage stayed childless and Istvan died from poison six years later. In 1173 she married Hermann II of Carinthia and bore him two sons. Agnes survived Hermann by three months and was buried in the Schottenkloster which had been founded by her father. (Bio by: Lutetia) Schottenkloster, Innere Stadt, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Booth, Marion Agnes Land b. October 4, 1843 d. January 2, 1910 Actress. Performing as Agnes Booth through most of her career during the late 19th century, she was one of the most renowned stage actresses of her time. She emigrated to the United States in 1858 and first performed in San Francisco at age 12 as a child dancer. At age 16, she married Harry Perry in 1861 in San Francisco but was widowed in 1863. She first won acclaim as Hermione in "Winter's Tale" in 1860, at Maguire's Opera House in San Francisco. In 1867 she married actor Junius Brutus Booth...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob on Gallows Hill) Rosedale Cemetery, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Stanfield, Agnes H. b. January 5, 1892 d. November 25, 1984 Folk Figure. A pretty World War I Red Cross nurse, she is remembered for her brief romance with and literary immortality conferred by Ernest Hemingway. Born Agnes Hannah von Kurowsky, she was raised in Washington, DC, attended Fairmont Seminary, initially trained as a librarian, and worked in the local public library prior to her 1914 relocation to New York City where she studied nursing at Bellevue Hospital. Following her 1917 graduation, Agnes joined the Red Cross and in 1918 was posted to...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA Plot: Site O Lot 9
Smedley, Agnes b. February 23, 1892 d. May 6, 1950 Author and writer, daughter of a laborer her father deserted the family in 1903 forcing Agnes to become a domestic to help support the family. At age sixteen she passed the New Mexico teachers exam and began teaching soon after she had to return home to again support her family after her mother passed away. While in college she met Ernest Brundin who would become her husband in 1912. Agnes became involved in politics and in 1926 joined the Socialist Party of America. The following year she...[Read More] (Bio by: Helaine M. Cigal) Babaoshan Cemetery, Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
Ayres (Henkel), Agnes b. April 4, 1892 d. December 25, 1940 Actress. While a teenager, Agnes Ayres made her film debut at the Essanay Studios in Chicago. In 1920 she signed a contract with Paramount studios and began starring in various films, mostly under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. 1921 was a busy year for her as she acted in the films "The Affairs of Anatol" and "Forbidden Fruit." That same year she starred opposite [Read More] (Bio by: r77ortiz) Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA Plot: Chapel Columbarium, Niche 3D, Tier 3, Lower South Wall
Agnes of Aquitaine b. 1051 d. June 6, 1078 Spanish Royalty. Born the daughter of Guillaume VIII, Duc d'Aquitaine and his second wife. In 1069, she married Alfonso VI, King of Castilla and León who was involved in succession war with his brother Sancho. The couple had to flee their kingdom in 1072, but were able to return after Sancho's murder later that year. The couple did not appear in public together after 1077. Records indicate that they were then divorced, and she proceeded to marry Pedro I, King of Aragon and Navarre. (Bio by: Iola) Sahagun Monastery, Sahagun, Provincia de León, Castilla y León, Spain
Von Krusenstjerna, Agnes b. October 9, 1894 d. March 10, 1940 Author. Swedish novelist who made her breakthrough with the "Tony" series (1922 to 1926): "Tony växer upp", "Tonys läroår" and "Tonys sista läroår". Her writings were distiguished by a sexual frankness unusual at the time. In the book "Fröknarna von Pahlen" (1933) she dealt with homosexuality, which resulted in the so called "Krusenstjernafejden" (the Krusenstjerna feud), a two-year public debate on attitudes in literature against the the morals and ethics of society. (Bio by: Peter Robsahm) Northern Cemetery, Solna, Solna kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden Plot: 13A/346