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Claim To Fame : Miscellaneous

1,325 memorials found


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Henry Tompkins Comstock

1820 – 27 Sep 1870

Prospector. His name is connected to one of the world’s richest...

William Green

3 Mar 1870 – 21 Nov 1952

Green, William, 1872-1952, American labor leader, president of...

Anna M. Jarvis

c.1 May 1864 – 24 Nov 1948

American Folk Figure. She is considered the "Founder of Mother's...

Mary Jemison

1743 – 19 Sep 1833

Legendary Colonial Frontierswoman. Known as "The White Woman of...

Henrietta M. Chamberlain King

21 Jul 1832 – 31 Mar 1925

Businesswoman. She assumed ownership of her husbands estate in...

Betsy Ross

1 Jan 1752 – 30 Jan 1836

Revolutionary War Figure. Born Elizabeth Griscom in Philadelphia,...

Edmund Ruffin

5 Jan 1794 – 15 Jun 1865

Civil War Confederate Civilian Figure. Born into a distinguished...

Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson

13 Sep 1766 – 31 Jul 1854

American Folk Figure. A Troy, New York meat packer, he supplied...

Cynthia Ann Parker

29 Oct 1827 – 28 Oct 1870

Folk Figure. The details of her early life are clouded in...

Olave St. Clair Baden-Powell

22 Feb 1889 – 19 Jun 1977

Social Reformer. The wife of Lord Robert Baden-Powell of Gilwell,...

Elizabeth Jones Reed Napier

9 Nov 1845 – 3 May 1935

Folk Figure. She is distinguished as being the inspiration for...

Susanna A. “Susan” Wilkerson Dickinson

1814 – 7 Oct 1883

Alamo Survivor. Born Susanna Wilkerson in Tennessee, she was the...

CPT Georg Johannes von Trapp

4 Apr 1880 – 30 May 1947

The Captain von Trapp of the “Sound of Music” (1965) fame....

Maria Augusta Kutschera von Trapp

26 Jan 1905 – 28 Mar 1987

Wife of Captain George Ritter von Trapp, a story based on their...

Héloïse d'Argenteuil

1101 – 15 May 1164

Famed lover of Pierre Abelard; their correspondence shed light on...

No grave photo

Kathleen Eloise “Klondike Kate” Rockwell

4 Oct 1880 – 21 Feb 1957

Folk Figure. Best known as "Klondike Kate", gained her fame as a...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Margaret “Unsinkable Molly Brown” Brown

18 Jul 1867 – 26 Oct 1932

Humanitarian, philanthropist, suffragist, preservationist,...

Caroline Webster Astor

22 Sep 1830 – 30 Oct 1908

Socialite. She was "the" Mrs. Astor and the granddaughter-in-law...

Mary Young Pickersgill

12 Feb 1776 – 4 Oct 1857

Flag maker. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania she became a...

Martha Beall Mitchell

2 Sep 1918 – 31 May 1976

The wife of U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, she became known...

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