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Claim To Fame : Miscellaneous

1,264 memorials found


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Henry Tompkins Paige Comstock

1820 – 27 Sep 1870

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

Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana, USA

William Green

3 Mar 1870 – 21 Nov 1952

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

Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio, USA

Anna M. Jarvis

c.1 May 1864 – 24 Nov 1948

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

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Jemison

1743 – 19 Sep 1833

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

Castile, Wyoming County, New York, USA

Betsy Ross

1 Jan 1752 – 30 Jan 1836

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

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Edmund Ruffin

5 Jan 1794 – 15 Jun 1865

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

Hanover County, Virginia, USA

Samuel “Uncle Sam” Wilson

13 Sep 1766 – 31 Jul 1854

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

Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA

Cynthia Ann Parker

28 Oct 1827 – Mar 1871

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

Fort Sill, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA

Olave St. Clair Baden-Powell

22 Feb 1889 – 19 Jun 1977

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

Nyeri, Nyeri, Kenya

Elizabeth Jones Reed Napier

9 Nov 1845 – 3 May 1935

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

Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA

Susanna A. “Susan” Wilkerson Dickinson

1814 – 7 Oct 1883

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

Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA

CPT Georg Johannes von Trapp

4 Apr 1880 – 30 May 1947

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

Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont, USA

Maria Augusta Kutschera von Trapp

26 Jan 1905 – 28 Mar 1987

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

Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont, USA

Héloïse d'Argenteuil

1101 – 15 May 1164

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

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

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” Tobin Brown

18 Jul 1867 – 26 Oct 1932

Humanitarian, philanthropist, suffragist, preservationist,...

Westbury, Nassau County, New York, USA

Caroline Webster Astor

22 Sep 1830 – 30 Oct 1908

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

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Mary Young Pickersgill

12 Feb 1776 – 4 Oct 1857

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

Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA

Rev Josiah Henson

15 Jun 1789 – 5 May 1883

Literary Figure. He was the inspiration for Harriet Beecher...

Dresden, Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Karen Gay Silkwood

19 Feb 1946 – 13 Nov 1974

Social Reformer. Born in Longview, Texas, she studied medical...

Kilgore, Gregg County, Texas, USA

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