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This virtual cemetery includes memorials that have humorous or interesting epitaphs or obituaries or have led an unusual life. Please enjoy!

30 memorials
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 Simon Whipple Aldrich

Simon Whipple Aldrich

1814 – 6 May 1841

North Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA

 Beulah May <I>Sheriff</I> Annan

Beulah May Sheriff Annan

18 Nov 1899 – 10 Mar 1928

Folk Figure. A native of Kentucky, Annan was 24...

Glenville, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA

 George A “Georgie” Blount

George A “Georgie” Blount

26 Sep 1867 – 14 Feb 1873

Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA

 Margaret <I>Bulger</I> Breen

Margaret Bulger Breen

1808 – 13 Apr 1874

San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California, USA

 Patrick Breen

Patrick Breen

1790 – 21 Dec 1868

One of the leaders of the infamous Donner party....

San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California, USA

 Mercy Lena Brown

Mercy Lena Brown

1872 – 17 Jan 1892

Folk Figure, Hysteria Victim. The second of three...

Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA

 William Leland “Bill” Burch

William Leland “Bill” Burch

9 Aug 1944 – 19 Jun 2007

Randallstown, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

 Katherine Cross

Katherine Cross

13 Mar 1899 – 10 Oct 1917

Konawa, Seminole County, Oklahoma, USA

 William C Drake

William C Drake

15 Jul 1833 – 18 May 1864

Albion, Kennebec County, Maine, USA

 Cecil O'Dell Eads

Cecil O'Dell Eads

14 Dec 1934 – 4 Sep 1993

Alpine, San Diego County, California, USA

 William Henry Eddy

William Henry Eddy

1817 – 24 Dec 1859

Member of the ill-fated Donner Party who were...

San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA

 Alice Flagg

Alice Flagg

1834 – 1849

Pawleys Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA

Pvt William Fool Soldier

Pvt William Fool Soldier

unknown – 31 Jun 1892

Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA

 Mary “Molly” Fowler

Mary “Molly” Fowler

9 Nov 1767 – 1 Feb 1792

Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA

 Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage

c.9 Jul 1823 – 21 May 1860

[Skull Only] Folk Figure. He became a legend in...

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 Benson Mott Lockwood

Benson Mott Lockwood

12 Sep 1870 – 1896

Crystal Springs, Copiah County, Mississippi, USA

 Rosalia Lombardo

Rosalia Lombardo

13 Dec 1918 – 6 Dec 1920

Subject of Advanced Embalming. Rosalia Lombardo...

Palermo, Città Metropolitana di Palermo, Sicilia, Italy

 Mary “Typhoid Mary” Mallon

Mary “Typhoid Mary” Mallon

23 Sep 1869 – 11 Nov 1938

Two-Time Typhoid Epidemic Source. Born in County...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Robert Dale “Bob” Miller

Robert Dale “Bob” Miller

6 Dec 1922 – 23 Jul 1944

West Alexandria, Preble County, Ohio, USA

 Lester Moore

Lester Moore

unknown – 1880

Western Figure. In the late 1880s, Lester Moore...

Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

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