Historic People

Graves

Though Candice doesn’t seek out finding the burial places of historic people, if she happens to come across one, she will make sure to visit his grave and pay her respects.


*Any with a “?” means the photographs are lost somewhere in the house or were visited before she had a computer.

Samuel Adams

Lived: September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803
Historical significance: Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Governor of Massachusetts; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
Buried: Granary Burying Ground – Boston, Massachusetts

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Pierce Butler

July 11, 1744 – February 15, 1822
Signer of the United States Constitution
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Brigadier General John Forbes

September 5, 1707 – March 11, 1759
British Army officer in the War of the Austrian Succession, Jacobite rising of 1745 and Seven Years’ War
Buried: Christ Church – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Benjamin Franklin

January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790
Founding Father of the United States, signer of the Declaration of Independence, signer of the United States Constitution, Governor of Pennsylvania
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Pa.

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John Hancock

Lived: January 23, 1737 – October 8, 1793
Historical significance: Signer of the Declaration of Independence; president of the Continental Congress; first Governor of Massachusetts
Buried: Granary Burying Ground – Boston, Massachusetts

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Joseph Hewes

January 23, 1730 – November 10, 1779
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Francis Hopkinson

September 21, 1737 – May 9, 1791
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Pa.

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George Jacobs, Sr.

c.1620 – August 19, 1692
Accused as a witch during the Salem Witch Trials, sentenced to death
Buried: Rebecca Nurse Homestead cemetery – Danvers, Mass.

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Harry Kalas

Lived: March 26, 1936 – April 13, 2009
Historical significance: American sportscaster
Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Harry Kalas

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Lived: February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009
Historical significance: United States Senator from Massachusetts
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery – Arlington, Virginia

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Robert Francis Kennedy

Lived: November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968
Historical significance: United States Senator from New York; United States Attorney General
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery – Arlington, Virginia

Robert Kennedy

Thurgood Marshall

Lived: July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993
Historical significance: First African-American judge on the United States Supreme Court
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery – Arlington, Virginia

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Richard More

1614 – c. 1694/1696
Passenger on the Mayflower
Buried: Burying Point/Charter Street Cemetery – Salem, Mass.

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Rebecca Nurse

February 21, 1621 – July 19, 1692
Accused as a witch by Edward and John Putnam during the Salem Witch Trials, sentenced to death by jury
Buried: Rebecca Nurse Homestead cemetery – Danvers, Mass.

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Robert Treat Paine

Lived: March 11, 1731 – May 11, 1814
Historical significance: Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Buried: Granary Burying Ground – Boston, Massachusetts

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John Penn

July 14, 1729 – February 9, 1795
Last governor of Colonial Pennsylvania, 1/4 proprietor of the Province of Pennsylvania, grandson of William Penn
Buried: Christ Church – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Paul Revere

Lived: January 1, 1735 – May 10, 1818
Historical significance: Alerted the Colonial militia to the approach of the British before the battles of Lexington and Concord
Buried: Granary Burying Ground – Boston, Massachusetts

Paul Revere

Betsy Ross

Lived: January 1, 1752 – January 30, 1836
Historical significance: Supposed creator of the first American flag
Buried: Betsy Ross House – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Betsy Ross

George Ross

May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Benjamin Rush

Lived: January 4, 1746 – April 19, 1813
Historical significance: Founding Father of the United States; signer of the Declaration of Independence; founder of Dickinson College
Buried: Christ Church Burial Ground – Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Benjamin Rush

Tomo-Chi-Chi

Lived: Abt. 1644 – October 5, 1739
Historical significance: Co-founder of the state of Georgia
Buried: Wright Square – Savannah, Georgia

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