A Virtual Cemetery created by SueB

Famous

Famous people who mean something to me.

92 memorials
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 Jane Addams

Jane Addams

6 Sep 1860 – 21 May 1935

Social Reformer. A Nobel Peace Prize winner, she...

Cedarville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA

 Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

27 Feb 1897 – 8 Apr 1993

Opera Singer, Social Reformer. A classical music...

Collingdale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Lancelot Andrewes

Lancelot Andrewes

16 Jul 1555 – 25 Sep 1626

Anglican Church Leader. He was an English bishop...

Southwark, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England

 Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

15 Feb 1820 – 13 Mar 1906

Social Reformer. One of the most famous...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Dr Virginia Apgar

Dr Virginia Apgar

7 Jun 1909 – 7 Aug 1974

Medical Pioneer. A 1933 Columbia University...

Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA

No grave photo

Martha Moore Ballard

9 Feb 1735 – 9 Jun 1812

Midwife, Diarist and Healer. She kept a detailed...

Body lost or destroyed
 Karl Barth

Karl Barth

10 May 1886 – 10 Dec 1968

Theologian, Author. He was one of the 20th...

Basel, Basel-Stadt, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland

 Clarissa Harlowe “Clara” Barton

Clarissa Harlowe “Clara” Barton

25 Dec 1821 – 12 Apr 1912

Founder of the American Red Cross (Angel of the...

Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA

 Henry Bergh

Henry Bergh

29 Aug 1811 – 12 Mar 1888

Social Reformer, US Diplomat. Born in New York to...

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

Dr Elizabeth Blackwell

Dr Elizabeth Blackwell

3 Feb 1821 – 31 May 1910

Pioneer Physician, Author. Elizabeth Blackwell...

Kilmun, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

 Lucille Bliss

Lucille Bliss

31 Mar 1916 – 8 Nov 2012

Voice Actress. Born Lucille Theresa Bliss in New...

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly

5 May 1864 – 27 Jan 1922

Journalist. She was a pioneer of investigative...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

 Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Cenotaph

4 Feb 1906 – 9 Apr 1945

Theologian, World War II Resistance Figure. Born...

Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

 Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck

26 Jun 1892 – 6 Mar 1973

Author, Social Reformer. She was awarded the Nobel...

Perkasie, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

 Octavia Estelle Butler

Octavia Estelle Butler

22 Jun 1947 – 24 Feb 2006

Author. Born in Pasadena, California, she was a...

Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA

 Ernestine Moller <I>Gilbreth</I> Carey

Ernestine Moller Gilbreth Carey

4 Apr 1908 – 4 Nov 2006

Author. Born Ernestine Gilbreth in New York City,...

Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA

 Rachel Louise Carson

Rachel Louise Carson

27 May 1907 – 14 Apr 1964

Biologist, Writer, Ecologist. The youngest of...

Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA

 Dickey Chapelle

Dickey Chapelle

14 Mar 1919 – 4 Nov 1965

Photojournalist. When she was killed in Viet Nam,...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

 Julia Child
No grave photo

Julia Child

15 Aug 1912 – 13 Aug 2004

Television Personality. She became a legendary...

Cremated , Ashes scattered
 Lydia Maria <I>Francis</I> Child

Lydia Maria Francis Child

11 Feb 1802 – 20 Oct 1880

Author. A native of Medford, Massachusetts, she...

Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

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