A Virtual Cemetery created by Lanny Medlin

Historical Figures

People of historical significance other than to Texas History

41 memorials
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 Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

27 Sep 1722 – 2 Oct 1803

Declaration of Independence Signer, Massachusetts...

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 John James Audubon

John James Audubon

26 Apr 1785 – 27 Jan 1851

Artist. Indelibly linked with the painting of...

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

 DeWitt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton

2 Mar 1769 – 11 Feb 1828

New York Governor, US Senator. Born in Little...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

 Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis

3 Jun 1808 – 6 Dec 1889

Confederate States of America President, Author....

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

 Beriah Dudley

Beriah Dudley

Feb 1715 – 26 Sep 1799

Lebanon Springs, Columbia County, New York, USA

 David Glasgow Farragut

David Glasgow Farragut

5 Jul 1801 – 14 Aug 1870

Civil War Union Navy Admiral. The Union's most...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest

13 Jul 1821 – 29 Oct 1877

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. He was...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

 Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton

14 Nov 1765 – 24 Feb 1815

Inventor, Artist. While not the inventor of the...

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

 Earling Carothers “Jim” Garrison

Earling Carothers “Jim” Garrison

20 Nov 1921 – 21 Oct 1992

JFK Assassination Figure. He was the New Orleans...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

 Geronimo

Geronimo

16 Jun 1829 – 17 Feb 1909

Native American Indian Leader. Apache Shaman;...

Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA

 Samuel Gompers

Samuel Gompers

27 Jan 1850 – 13 Dec 1924

Labor Leader. He was born in London and together...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Archibald Gracie

Archibald Gracie

25 Jun 1755 – 11 Apr 1829

Businessman. He was a business magnate who...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Ulysses Simpson Grant

Ulysses Simpson Grant

27 Apr 1822 – 23 Jul 1885

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

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

 Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

11 Jan 1755 – 12 Jul 1804

Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, United...

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

 John Hancock

John Hancock

12 Jan 1737 – 8 Oct 1793

Declaration of Independence Signer. His signature...

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

 Herbert Clark Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover

10 Aug 1874 – 20 Oct 1964

31st United States President. He had the...

West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, USA

 Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

24 Dec 1905 – 5 Apr 1976

Academy Award-winning producer and director,...

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

 Washington Irving

Washington Irving

3 Apr 1783 – 28 Nov 1859

Author. A short story writer, essayist, poet,...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

 Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

29 Dec 1808 – 31 Jul 1875

17th President of the United States. Born near...

Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA

 John Luther “Casey” Jones

John Luther “Casey” Jones

14 Mar 1863 – 30 Apr 1900

American Folk Figure. He was killed in the wreck...

Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee, USA

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