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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam David Porter - Philadelphia PA

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Civil War Union Naval Officer. During the Civil War, as a Captain of the gunboat U.S.S. Essex, he served gallantly up and down the Mississippi River engaging Confederate gunboats and Southern shore batteries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Porter - Philadelphia PA

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Naval Officer. He achieved the rank of captain and the honorary title of commodore. He commanded a number of US naval ships including the USS Constitution. He served in the First Barbary War, the War of 1812 and in the West Indies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Augustus Sutter - Lititz PA

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Folk Figure, Gold Rush notable. He owned a vast amount of land including a thriving settlement along the Sacramento River only to see his immense wealth and power over run in the world's rush to pick California clean of gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: 8/1/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Pitcairn - Pittsburgh PA

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He was an executive who headed the Pittsburgh Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad in the late 19th century. He was the brother of the Pennsylvania Plate Glass Company founder, John Pitcairn, Jr.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Larimer Mellon - Pittsburgh PA

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William Larimer Mellon was sometimes referred to as W. L., was a founder of Gulf Oil.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry John Heinz - Pitttsburgh PA

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Business Magnate. The son of German immigrants, he was the founder of the H.J. Heinz Company that grew into one of the largest food processers in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Clay Frick - Pittsburgh PA

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He made his fortune in the coke making business and was known as the "Coke King." He merged his vast coke and railroad interests with those of Andrew Carnegie the "Steel King" to form the Carnegie Corp which later became the United State Steel Corp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Baptiste Ford - Pittsburgh PA

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American industrialist and founder of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, now known as PPG Industries, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonStephen Foster - Pittsburgh PA

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Composer. Stephen Collins Foster was America's first great songwriter. Foster wrote in the minstrel tradition of the time, in which white entertainers would blacken their faces to parody slaves. But he never stooped to racism.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Scott Negley - Pittsburgh PA

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Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman. He commanded the Union forces at the Battle of Chattanooga and was promoted Major General in command the 2nd Division, Center Corps in November 1862. He was a Republican in the Forty-first Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLillian Russell AKA Helen Louise Leonard - Pittsburgh PA

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Actress, Singer. One of the most popular American entertainers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, she became as famous for her flamboyant lifestyle as she was for her beauty and voice.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonPhilip Livingston - York PA

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Declaration of Independence Signer. Livingston did not live to see independence won; he died while attending Congress in York, Pennsylvania (where Congress had fled to when the British seized Philadelphia), in 1778 at the age of 62.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSamuel Kosciuszko Zook - Norristown PA

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. On July 2, 1863,at the Battle of Gettsyburg, while leading his brigade in an attack on Confederate General Longstreet's troops, he was fatally wounded and died in the field hospital at Baltimore Pike, the next day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlexander Hays - Pittsburgh PA

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. On the morning of May 5, 1864, during the Battle of the Wilderness near the intersection of the Brock Road and the Orange Plank Road, he was killed by a Confederate bullet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam & Lucinda Owens - Washington, MO

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William stated the site, and Lucinda founded the city....their graves we lost until work in a city park ran into them....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames St. Clair Morton - Philadelphia PA

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. After participating in the Battles of Murfreesboro and Chickamauga, he then, by his own request, reverted from his Volunteer Generalship to his Regular Army rank of Major of Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn White Geary - Harrisburg PA

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Civil War Union Major General, 16th Pennsylvania Governor. Twice wounded at Cedar Mountain in August l862, fought at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg with distinction. 1866 elected governor of Pennsylvania serving two terms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWinfield Scott Hancock - Norristown PA

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Civil War Union Army Major General. One of the Union Army’s ablest field commanders, his performance at the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania brought him lasting historical fame and renown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonStephen Decatur Jr. - Philadelphia PA

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American Naval Officer. After peace with Great Britain, he commanded the US Mediterranean Squadron in the Second Barbary War. In a pioneering display of Gunboat Diplomacy, he put an end to the practice of paying tribute to pirate states.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWillard Warner - Newark OH

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He was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama after the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Blair Steedman - Toledo OH

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Civil War Union Major General. He fought at the Battle of Chickamauga. Promoted Major General, he took part in the Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Nashville. In May 1883 he was appointed the Chief of Police in Toledo, a post he held until his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Sherman - Mansfield OH

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US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served forty years in public service. He is responsible for the passage of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act which attempted to curb the growth of monopolies in 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMarsena Rudolph Patrick - Dayton OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Marsena Patrick was appointed to serve at several unwanted, thankless, and difficult tasks as Provost Marshal throughout the war. He officiated executions, rounded up and corralled soldiers that ran from battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Birdseye McPherson - Clyde OH

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Civil War Union Army Major General. The general and his aides rode into a gap in the Union lines, where they encountered the Fifth Confederate Infantry and he was killed; he was the second highest ranking Union causality of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Sidney Robinson - Kenton OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. He fought at the Battles of Second Manassas (Bull Run 2), Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, being severely wounded in the chest at Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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