A Virtual Cemetery created by Rick

Authors, Poets, and Writers

In honor of those talented, eloquent and imaginative individuals who touched our lives (often with copious amounts of study and homework in school), often many years after their own life had ended, with the written word.

26 memorials
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 Peter Bradford Benchley

Peter Bradford Benchley

8 May 1940 – 11 Feb 2006

Author. He wrote numerous novels of which some...

Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, USA

 Francis Pharcellus Church

Francis Pharcellus Church

22 Feb 1839 – 11 Apr 1906

Journalist. He served as the editor at the "New...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane

1 Nov 1871 – 5 Jun 1900

Novelist, Short-Story Writer, Poet. He is often...

Hillside, Union County, New Jersey, USA

 Jefferson Finis Davis

Jefferson Finis Davis

3 Jun 1808 – 6 Dec 1889

Confederate States of America President, Author. ...

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

 Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

7 Feb 1812 – 9 Jun 1870

Victorian author whose works include several...

Rochester, Medway Unitary Authority, Kent, England

 Richard Phillips Feynman

Richard Phillips Feynman

11 May 1918 – 15 Feb 1988

Scientist. Renowned Mathematician, Physicist,...

Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

21 Oct 1956 – 27 Dec 2016

Actress, Novelist. The daughter of actress Debbie...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant

27 Apr 1822 – 23 Jul 1885

18th United States President, Civil War Union...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

 David Haskell Hackworth

David Haskell Hackworth

11 Nov 1930 – 4 May 2005

United States Army Officer, Author, Journalist. A...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

 William Randolph Hearst, Sr

William Randolph Hearst, Sr

29 Apr 1863 – 14 Aug 1951

American journalist, patron of the arts and media...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

 Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

21 Jul 1899 – 2 Jul 1961

Author. He was born at Oak Park, Illinois, grew-up...

Ketchum, Blaine County, Idaho, USA

 Elbert Hubbard
No grave photo

Elbert Hubbard

19 Jun 1856 – 7 May 1915

Renowned author/publisher; established the...

Body lost at sea
 Della Martha <I>Hodgson</I> James

Della Martha Hodgson James

19 Oct 1891 – 28 Jun 1979

Tecumseh, Ozark County, Missouri, USA

 Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling

30 Dec 1865 – 18 Jan 1936

Author. Born the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a...

Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England

 Chris Kyle

Chris Kyle

8 Apr 1974 – 2 Feb 2013

Military Figure, Author. He is best remembered for...

Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA

 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27 Feb 1807 – 24 Mar 1882

Poet. Among his most famous works are...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

 Herman Melville

Herman Melville

1 Aug 1819 – 28 Sep 1891

Author. Born one of eight children to Maria...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 William Owen “Buckey” O'Neill

William Owen “Buckey” O'Neill

2 Feb 1860 – 2 Jul 1898

United States Army Officer. Friends nicknamed him...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

LT Wilfred Edward Salter Owen

LT Wilfred Edward Salter Owen

18 Mar 1893 – 4 Nov 1918

Poet, British Army Officer. English poetry figure...

Ors, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

 Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

19 Jan 1809 – 7 Oct 1849

Author, Poet. Most remembered for his influence on...

Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA

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