A Virtual Cemetery created by D. Bagwell

My Famous Graves

These are all the "famous" graves that me and my family have visited during our cemetery outings. (This is a "work in progress" of playing catch up.)

20 memorials
 William “Billy The Kid” Bonney

William “Billy The Kid” Bonney

17 Sep 1859 – 14 Jul 1881

Legendary Outlaw. He was born in New York City as...

Fort Sumner, De Baca County, New Mexico, USA

 Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter

2 Mar 1950 – 4 Feb 1983

Singer. Best remembered for her singing...

Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran

3 Oct 1938 – 17 Apr 1960

Musician. Popular Rockabilly guitarist, singer and...

Cypress, Orange County, California, USA

 Walt Disney

Walt Disney

5 Dec 1901 – 15 Dec 1966

Entertainment Magnate and Film Pioneer. Most...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Morgan Earp

Morgan Earp

24 Apr 1851 – 18 Mar 1882

Western Lawman. The brother of Western figure...

Colton, San Bernardino County, California, USA

 Leo Fender

Leo Fender

10 Aug 1909 – 21 Mar 1991

Guitar Maker. He created the Fender Guitar, which...

Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA

 Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones

28 Apr 1930 – 3 Aug 1983

Actress. She is best remembered for her role of...

Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA

 Cordelia L. <I>Hornaday</I> Knott

Cordelia L. Hornaday Knott

23 Jan 1890 – 12 Apr 1974

Businesswoman, Restauranteur. She was the wife of...

Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA

 Walter Marvin Knott

Walter Marvin Knott

11 Dec 1889 – 3 Dec 1981

Businessman. He was the founder of the famous...

Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA

 Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel

16 Jun 1890 – 23 Feb 1965

Comedian. He found his greatest success when...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 James Longstreet, Jr

James Longstreet, Jr

8 Jan 1821 – 2 Jan 1904

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. ...

Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA

 Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

1 Jun 1926 – 5 Aug 1962

Actress, Film Legend and Icon. Best remembered for...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Judge Isaac Charles Parker

Judge Isaac Charles Parker

15 Oct 1838 – 17 Nov 1896

US District Court Judge, Folk Figure. The...

Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA

 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

8 Jan 1935 – 16 Aug 1977

Rock Singer, Actor. His career reached such...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

 Gladys Love <I>Smith</I> Presley

Gladys Love Smith Presley

25 Apr 1912 – 14 Aug 1958

Mother of Elvis Presley. She was born in Pontotoc...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

 Minnie Mae <I>Hood</I> Presley

Minnie Mae Hood Presley

17 Jun 1890 – 8 May 1980

Grandmother of Elvis Presley. Minnie Mae Hood was...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

 Vernon Elvis Presley

Vernon Elvis Presley

10 Apr 1916 – 26 Jun 1979

Father of Elvis Presley. He was born in Fulton,...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

 John Selden Roane

John Selden Roane

8 Jan 1817 – 8 Apr 1867

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, Arkansas...

Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA

 Sharon K. Sheeley

Sharon K. Sheeley Cenotaph

4 Apr 1940 – 17 May 2002

Author. She wrote "Poor Little Fool." Her cenotaph...

Cypress, Orange County, California, USA

 William “Buckwheat” Thomas, Jr

William “Buckwheat” Thomas, Jr

12 Mar 1931 – 10 Oct 1980

Actor. He was one of the most popular of "The...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

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