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Famous Graves in Delaware

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Robert Mitchum

6 Aug 1917 – 1 Jul 1997

Actor. Famous for his tough-guy roles in film noirs and Westerns,...

Camden, Kent County, Delaware, USA

SGT James Phillip Connor

12 Jan 1919 – 27 Jul 1994

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in...

Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Bill Bruton

22 Dec 1925 – 5 Dec 1995

Major League Baseball Player. As starting center fielder with the...

New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Caesar Rodney Cenotaph

7 Oct 1728 – 29 Jun 1784

Declaration of Independence Signer. Born on a farm near Dover,...

Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA

George Read

18 Sep 1733 – 21 Sep 1798

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware, and...

New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Thomas Alfred Smyth

25 Dec 1832 – 9 Apr 1865

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Enlisted as member of the 24th...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

James Tilton

1 Jun 1745 – 14 May 1822

United States War of 1812 General, Continental Congressman. When...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

John Dickinson

8 Nov 1732 – 14 Feb 1808

Continental Congressman, Revolutionary War Militia Brigadier...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Thomas Collins

1732 – 29 Mar 1789

Delaware Governor. He served as Sheriff of Kent County, Delaware...

Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA

Éleuthère Irénée DuPont

24 Jun 1771 – 31 Oct 1834

Chemist, Industrialist. He was the founder of the gunpowder...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Thomas Garrett

21 Aug 1789 – 25 Jan 1871

Social Reformer. He served as one of the "Station Masters" on the...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

No grave photo

Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar Nelson

19 Jul 1875 – 18 Sep 1935

Author, Social Reformer. She graduated Dilliard University in...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Judy Johnson

26 Oct 1899 – 15 Jun 1989

Hall of Fame Negro League Baseball Player. Born William Julius...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

John Shilling

15 Feb 1832 – 22 Jul 1884

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

No grave photo

John Cook

1730 – 27 Oct 1789

Delaware Governor. He was a prosperous farmer and just before the...

Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA

Pierre Samuel DuPont

15 Jan 1870 – 5 Apr 1954

Businessman. DuPont was President of the DuPont Chemical Company...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Henry Francis DuPont

27 May 1880 – 11 Apr 1969

Businessman. DuPont headed the DuPont Chemical Company from the...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

John B. Maberry

17 Dec 1841 – 17 Dec 1922

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a...

Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA

Joseph E. Vantine

29 Mar 1835 – 5 May 1904

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Class...

New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Annie Jump Cannon

11 Dec 1863 – 13 Apr 1941

Scientist. An Astronomer at the Harvard Observatory, she...

Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA

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