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Famous Graves in Delaware

182 records found


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William Havon “Bill” Bruton

22 Dec 1925 – 5 Dec 1995

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

SGT James Phillip Connor

12 Jan 1919 – 27 Jul 1994

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

John Dickinson

8 Nov 1732 – 14 Feb 1808

Continental Congressman, Revolutionary War Militia Brigadier...

Caesar Rodney Cenotaph

7 Oct 1728 – 29 Jun 1784

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware. Born on...

James Tilton

1 Jun 1745 – 14 May 1822

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

Thomas Alfred Smyth

25 Dec 1832 – 9 Apr 1865

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

George Read

18 Sep 1733 – 21 Sep 1798

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

Éleuthère Irénée DuPont

24 Jun 1771 – 31 Oct 1834

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

Thomas Collins

1732 – 29 Mar 1789

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

Judy Johnson

26 Oct 1899 – 15 Jun 1989

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

Thomas Garrett

21 Aug 1789 – 25 Jan 1871

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

John Shilling

15 Feb 1832 – 22 Jul 1884

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

William Lloyd Nelson

22 Feb 1918 – 25 Apr 1943

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as...

Nathaniel Barratt Smithers

8 Oct 1818 – 16 Jan 1896

US Congressman. Elected to represent Delaware as At-Large in the...

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John Cook

1730 – 27 Oct 1789

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

Annie Jump Cannon

11 Dec 1863 – 13 Apr 1941

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

Pierre Samuel DuPont

15 Jan 1870 – 5 Apr 1954

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

Simeon Selby Pennewill

23 Jul 1867 – 10 Sep 1935

55th Delaware Governor. A successful investor and businessman, he...

Bernard McCarren

1831 – 20 Jun 1870

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the...

Como Jacob Nicholas Jones

Mar 1768 – 3 Aug 1850

United States Naval Officer. Trained as a physician, he practiced...

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