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Famous Graves in West Virginia

259 records found


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William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield

9 Sep 1839 – 7 Jan 1921

American Folk Figure. Nicknamed “Devil Anse”, he was the...

Marshall University Football Team Memorial

unknown – 14 Nov 1970

Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, suffered...

Chief “Hokolewskwa” Cornstalk

1720 – 10 Nov 1777

Shawnee Chieftain. Born in what is now Western Pennsylvania he...

SSGT Frankie Zoly Molnar

14 Feb 1943 – 20 May 1967

Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Memorials to the Confederate Dead

Birth and death dates unknown.

Monument to Confederate Dead.

Johnny Olson

22 May 1910 – 12 Oct 1985

Television and Radio Announcer. Born in Windom, Minnesota, he...

Eleanor Steber

17 Jul 1916 – 3 Oct 1990

Opera Singer. She received her early training in voice and piano...

Stanley Bender

31 Oct 1909 – 22 Jun 1994

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was in...

William Price Craighill

1 Jul 1833 – 18 Jan 1909

Civil War Union Army Officer. A classmate of future Civil War...

Thomas William Bennett

7 Apr 1947 – 11 Feb 1969

Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the...

No grave photo

Silver Bridge Memorial

28 May 1928 – 15 Dec 1967

On December 15, 1967, the Silver Bridge in Point Pleasant, West...

Ann Trotter Hennis Bailey

1742 – 25 Nov 1825

Revolutionary War Figure. Known as "Mad Ann" Bailey, she was born...

Joseph Kimball

2 Feb 1836 – 26 Jul 1909

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

Nancy “Rebel Hart” Hart Douglas

1846 – 19 Sep 1902

Confederate Spy. Nancy was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but...

PFC Gary Wayne Martini

21 Sep 1948 – 21 Apr 1967

Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in...

Herman Guy Kump

31 Oct 1877 – 14 Feb 1962

Politician. He served as the 19th Governor of West Virginia from...

John Edward Kenna

10 Apr 1848 – 11 Jan 1893

US Congressman. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil...

Jonah Edward “Ed” Kelley

13 Apr 1923 – 31 Jan 1945

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was in...

Henry Nehemiah Nickerson

2 Dec 1888 – 2 May 1979

Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) Congressional Medal of Honor...

Dagmar

29 Nov 1921 – 9 Oct 2001

Actress, Singer. In 1950 she debuted on the television show...

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