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Claim To Fame : Explorers and Adventurers

531 memorials found


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John Boyden “Grizzly” Adams

22 Oct 1812 – 25 Oct 1860

Western Frontiersman. A wild animal fighter, collector and...

John Alden, Sr

1598 – 12 Sep 1687

American Colonial Figure. One of the charter members of the...

Daniel Boone

2 Nov 1734 – 26 Sep 1820

Frontiersman. Born in Pennsylvania, the sixth of twelve children...

Daniel Boone

2 Nov 1734 – 26 Sep 1820

Frontiersman. Born in Pennsylvania, the sixth of twelve children...

Jim Bridger

17 Mar 1804 – 17 Jul 1881

Western Frontiersman and Explorer. He is remembered for his...

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Jim Bridger

17 Mar 1804 – 17 Jul 1881

Western Frontiersman. In 1855 he bought a farm south of Kansas...

ADM Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr

25 Oct 1888 – 11 Mar 1957

Aviator, Explorer, Medal of Honor Recipient, United States Navy...

Martha Jane “Calamity Jane” Canary

1 May 1852 – 1 Aug 1903

American Frontierswoman. She is best remembered for her...

Kit Carson

24 Dec 1809 – 23 May 1868

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, American Frontiersman. ...

Roger Bruce Chaffee

15 Feb 1935 – 27 Jan 1967

Astronaut. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he was an engineer,...

Claire Lee Chennault

6 Sep 1893 – 27 Jul 1958

World War II United States Army Air Corps General. He is best...

Jesse Chisholm

1805 – 4 Mar 1868

Western Pioneer. Born in the Cherokee Nation, eastern Tennessee,...

GEN George Rogers Clark

19 Nov 1752 – 13 Feb 1818

Revolutionary War Militia General. He is best known for his...

William Clark

1 Aug 1770 – 1 Sep 1838

Explorer. Born in Caroline County Virginia, Clark moved with his...

LTC Gus Grissom

3 Apr 1926 – 27 Jan 1967

Astronaut. Grissom was a native of Mitchell, Indiana and earned a...

Matthew Alexander Henson

8 Aug 1866 – 9 Mar 1955

Explorer. He accompanied Commander Peary on all expeditions to...

Elisha Kent Kane

3 Feb 1820 – 16 Feb 1857

Explorer. He was part of the Grinnell Expedition of 1850, which...

Meriwether Lewis

18 Aug 1774 – 11 Oct 1809

Explorer. Born on a plantation in Albemarle County, Virginia, he...

Charles Lindbergh

4 Feb 1902 – 26 Aug 1974

Explorer, Adventurer, Aviator. Nicknamed The Lone Eagle, Charles...

Fr Jacques “Père” Marquette

1 Jun 1637 – 18 May 1675

Explorer. A French Jesuit missionary, he discovered of the...

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