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Famous Graves in Nova Scotia

40 records found


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Alexander Graham Bell

3 Mar 1847 – 2 Aug 1922

Inventor, Educator. He is famous not only as an inventor, but...

Baddeck, Victoria County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

RMS Titanic Disaster Victims Mass Burial Site

15 Apr 1912 – 15 Apr 1912

The following is a list of people buried in the mass grave:...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

RMS Titanic Victims Mass Burial Site

unknown – 15 Apr 1912

The following is a list of people buried in the mass grave:...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Robert Hampton “Hammy” Gray

2 Nov 1917 – 9 Aug 1945

World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Canada, he was...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Denny Doherty

29 Nov 1940 – 19 Jan 2007

Singer, Songwriter. He started his music career in Montreal in...

Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Raylene Rankin

15 Sep 1960 – 30 Sep 2012

Singer. She shall be remembered as a key member of the award...

Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Abraham Pineo Gesner

2 May 1797 – 29 Apr 1864

Scientist, Inventor. He was the first to distill and liquid fuel...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Halifax Explosion Memorial

29 Jul 1892 – 6 Dec 1917

On December 6, 1917, the world's largest man-made explosion...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Arthur Kennedy

17 Feb 1914 – 5 Jan 1990

Actor. He had an acting career that included the theater and...

Lequille, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Robert Ross

1766 – 12 Sep 1814

British Army Major General. After successfully fighting in the...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Sir John Wentworth

9 Aug 1737 – 8 Apr 1820

New Hampshire Colonial Governor. Born into a New Hampshire family...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Alexander Keith

5 Oct 1795 – 14 Dec 1873

Businessman, Politician. He was the founder of Alexander Keith's...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

John Morris Rankin

28 Apr 1959 – 16 Jan 2000

Celtic Musician. A native of Mabou, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia,...

Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Vince Coleman

13 Mar 1874 – 6 Dec 1917

Folk Figure. Coleman was a dispatch operator working at a...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

John Taylor Wood

13 Aug 1830 – 19 Jul 1904

Civil War Confederate Naval Officer. He was born at Fort...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Gen Harry Wickwire Foster

2 Apr 1902 – 16 Aug 1964

Canadian Army General. He commanded two Canadian army divisions...

Kentville, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada

Viola Irene Davis Desmond

6 Jul 1914 – 7 Feb 1965

Civil Rights Figure, Activist. She was a Canadian Black Nova...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Don Messer

9 May 1909 – 26 Mar 1973

Country Musician. A native of Tweedside, New Brunswick, Canada,...

Lower Sackville, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Simon Hugh Holmes

30 Jul 1831 – 14 Oct 1919

4th Premier of Nova Scotia. A member of the Conservative Party,...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Jonathan McCully

25 Jul 1809 – 2 Jan 1877

Canadian Statesman. He was admitted to the bar in 1837 and he...

Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada

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