Famous Gravesites

Famous Gravesites

United States

California, Apple Valley

  • Rodgers, Roy – Actor – Sunset Hills Memorial Park

California, Cathedral City

  • Bono, Sonny – Singer/Congressman – Desert Memorial Park
  • Sinatra, Frank – Singer – Desert Memorial Park

California, Colma

  • DiMaggio, Joe – Baseball Player – Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
  • Earp, Wyatt – American Frontier Law Officer – Hills of Eternity Memorial Park

California, Corona del Mar

  • Wayne, John – Actor – Pacific View Memorial Park

California, Culver City

  • Candy, John – Actor – Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Crosby, Bing – Actor – Holy Cross Cemetery
  • Hayworth, Rita – Actor – Holy Cross Cemetery

California, Glendale

  • Bogart, Humphrey DeForest – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Burns, George – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Cole, Nat King – Singer – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Davis, Jr, Sammy – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Disney, Walt – Film Pioneer – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Harlow, Jean – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Jackson, Michael – Singer – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Mix, Tom – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
  • Taylor, Liz – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)

California, Inglewood

  • Charles, Ray – Singer – Inglewood Park Cemetery
  • Grable, Betty – Actor – Inglewood Park Cemetery

California, Los Angeles

  • Dangerfield, Rodney – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Davis, Bette – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Duncan, Michael Clarke – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Fawcett, Farrah – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Funicello, Annette – Singer and Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Griffin, Merv – Entertainer – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Liberace – Musician – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Monroe, Marilyn – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Orbison, Roy – Singer – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Ritter, John – Actor – Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
  • Scott, George C. – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Stack, Robert – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Wood, Natalie – Actor – Westwood Memorial Park
  • Zappa, Frank – Musician – Westwood Memorial Park

California, Mission Hills

  • Hope, Bob – Actor – Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana Cemetery
  • Valens, Ritchie – Singer – San Fernando Mission Cemetery

California, Oakland

  • Folgers, James A. – Founder of Folgers Coffee – Mountain View Cemetery

California, Pacific Palisades

  • Heston, Charlton – Actor – Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church Columbarium

California, Palo Alto

  • Jobs, Steve – Entrepreneur – Alta Mesa Memorial Park

California, San Bruno

  • Nimitz, Chester – United States Navy Fleet Admiral –  Golden Gate National Cemetery

California, Simi Valley

  • Reagan, Ronald – 40th President of the United States – at the Reagan Library

California, Westwood

  • Stack, Robert – Actor and TV host. He hosted Unsolved Mysteries – Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

California, Yorba Linda

  • Nixon, Richard – 37th President of the United States – Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace

Colorado, Glenwood Springs

  • Holliday, Doc – Western Lawman – Pioneer Cemetery

Connecticut, Hartford

  • Colt, Samuel – Inventor – Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Hepburn, Katharine – Actor – Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Morgan, J.P – Businessman – Cedar Hill Cemetery

Connecticut, New Haven

  • Goodyear, Charles – Inventor – Grove Street Cemetery
  • Whitney, Eli – Inventor – Grove Street Cemetery

Florida, Fort Lauderdale

  • Marciano, Rocky – Professional Boxer – Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Central
  • Nielson, Leslie – Actor – Evergreen Cemetery

Florida, Tequesta

  • Como, Perry – Singer – Riverside Memorial Park

Georgia, Atlanta

  • King, Jr., Martin Luther – Civil Right Activist – Martin Luther King, Jr. Center

Georgia, Royston

  • Cobb, Ty – Baseball Player – Rose Hill Cemetery

Idaho, Ketchum

  • Hemingway, Ernest – Author – Ketchum Cemetery

Illinois, Chicago

  • Mayer, Oscar – Business Magnate – Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
  • Owens, Jesse – Athlete – Oak Woods Cemetery
  • Sears, Richard Warren – Businessman and Founder of Sears – Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum

Illinois, Hillside

  • Capone, Al – Criminal – Mount Carmel Cemetery

Illinois, Homewood

  • Mac, Bernie – Actor – Washington Memory Gardens

Illinois, Moline

  • Deere, John – Inventor – Riverside Cemetery

Illinois, Springfield

  • Lincoln, Abraham – 16th President of the United States – Oak Ridge Cemetery
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd – Wife of Abe Lincoln – Oak Ridge Cemetery

Indiana, Fairmount

  • Dean, James – Actor – Park Cemetery

Indiana, Indianapolis

  • Dillinger, John – Criminal – Crown Hill Cemetery
  • Harrison, Benjamin – 23rd President of the United States – Crown Hill Cemetery

Iowa, West Branch

  • Hoover, Herbert – 31st President of the United States – Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Kansas, Abilene

  • Eisenhower, Dwight D. – 34th President of the United States – Eisenhower Center

Kentucky, Lexington

  • Man O’ War – Race Horse – Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky, Louisville

  • Barbaro – Race Horse – Churchill Downs Derby Museum Garden
  • Taylor, Zachary – 12th President of the United States – Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

Kentucky, Paris

  • Secretariat – Race Horse – Claiborne Farm Equine Cemetery

Maine, Brunswick

  • Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence – Civil War Union Brigadier General – Pine Grove Cemetery

Maine, Portland

  • Hamlin, Hannibal – Vice President under Abraham Lincoln, buried in Mount Hope Cemetery

Maryland, Annapolis

  • Jones, John Paul – Father of the American Navy – United States Naval Academy Chapel

Maryland, Baltimore

  • Booth, John Wilkes – Actor/Assassin – Green Mount Cemetery
  • Poe, Edgar Allan – World famous author-  Westminster Burial Ground

Maryland, Frederick

  • Key, Francis Scott – Writer of the Star Spangled Banner – Mount Olivet Cemetery

Maryland, Timonium

  • Agnew, Spiro T. – 39th Vice President under Nixon. Resigned and followed by Gerald Ford – Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens
  • Unitas, Johnny – Football Player – Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens

Massachusetts, Boston

  • Adams, Samuel – Founding Father and Patriot – Granary Burial Ground
  • Boston Massacre Victims – Granary Burial Ground
  • Hancock, John – American Patriot – Granary Burial Ground
  • Revere, Paul – American Patriot – Granary Burial Ground

Massachusetts, Cambridge

  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth – Poet – Mount Auburn Cemetery
  • Shaw, Robert Gould – Civil War Colonel – Mount Auburn Cemetery

Massachusetts, Chilmark

  • Belushi, John – Actor – Chilmark Cemetery

Massachusetts, Concord

  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel – Author – Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
  • Thoreau, Henry David – Author – Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Massachusetts, Oxford

  • Barton, Clara – Founder of the Red Cross – North Cemetery

Massachusetts, Quincy

  • Adams, John – 2nd President of the United States – Hancock Cemetery
  • Adams, John Quincy – 6th President of the United States – Adams Crypt

Massachusetts, Salem

  • Salem Witch Trial Memorial – Burying Point Cemetery

Massachusetts, Stockbridge

  • Rockwell, Norman – Artist – Stockbridge Cemetery

Michigan, Detroit

  • Ford, Henry – Entrepreneur – Ford Cemetery

Michigan, Grand Rapids

  • Ford, Betty – Wife of President Gerald Ford – Gerald R. Ford Museum
  • Ford, Gerald – 38th President of the United States – Gerald R. Ford Museum

Missouri, Independence

  • Truman, Harry S. – 33rd President of the United States – Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Missouri, Kansas City

  • Cronkite, Jr., Walter – Journalist – Mount Moriah Cemetery

Missouri, Kearney

  • James, Jesse – American Outlaw – Mount Olivet Cemetery

Missouri, Marthasville

  • Boone, Daniel – American Pioneer – Old Bryan Farm Cemetery

Missouri, St. Louis

  • Sherman, William T. – US Civil War General – Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum

Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Curtis, Tony – Actor – Palm Memorial Park (Green Valley)

New Hampshire, Concord

  • Pierce, Franklin – 14th President of the United States – Old North Cemetery

New Jersey, Camden

  • Whitman, Walt – Poet – Harleigh Cemetery

New Jersey, Middletown

  • Lombardi, Vince – NFL Coach – Mount Olivet Cemetery

New Jersey, Princeton

  • Burr, Jr., Aaron – 3rd Vice President of the United States – Princeton Cemetery
  • Cleveland, Grover – 22nd and 24th President of the United States – Princeton Cemetery

New Jersey, Tenafly

  • Braddock, James J. – Heavyweight boxing Champion from 1935-1937 – Mount Carmel Cemetery

New Jersey, West Orange

  • Edison, Thomas Alva – Inventor – Edison National Historic Site

New Jersey, Westfield

  • Houston, Whitney – Singer – Fairview Cemetery

New Mexico, Ranchos de Taos

  • Hopper, Dennis – Actor – Jesus Nazareno Cemetery

New York, Buffalo

  • Fillmore, Millard – 13th President of the United States – Forest Lawn Cemetery

New York, Elmont

  • Brothers, Joyce – Famous American Psychologist who died May 13, 2013. She is buried in Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, NY

New York, Flushing

  • Armstrong, Louis – Musician – Flushing Cemetery

New York, Hyde Park

  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. – 32nd President of the United States – Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

New York, Jamestown

  • Ball, Lucille – Actress – Lake View Cemetery

New York, Kinderhook

  • Van Buren, Martin – 8th President of the United States – Kinderhook Cemetery

New York, New York

  • Grant, Ulysses Simpson – 18th President of the United States – General Grant National Memorial

New York, Oyster Bay

  • Roosevelt, Theodore – 26th President of the United States – Youngs Memorial Cemetery

New York, Valhalla

  • Gehrig, Lou – Baseball Player – Kensico Cemetery

North Carolina, Fayetteville

  • Ashley, Jr., Eugene – Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Rockfish Memorial Park

North Carolina, Mooresville

  • Earnhardt, Sr., Dale, Race Car Driver – Earnhardt Estate

North Carolina, Roanoke Island

  • Griffith, Andy S. – Actor – Griffith Family Estate

North Dakota, Fargo

  • Maris, Roger – Baseball Star – Holy Cross Cemetery

Ohio, Canton

  • McKinley, William – 25th President of the United States – McKinley Memorial Park – originally buried at West Lawn Cemetery

Ohio, Chardon

  • Boiardi, Hector “Chef Boyardee” – Entrepreneur – All Souls Cemetery

Ohio, Cleveland

  • Garfield, James – 20th President of the United States – Lake View Cemetery
  • Ness, Eliot – Legendary Lawman – Lake View Cemetery
  • Rockefeller, Sr., John D. – Entrepreneur – Lake View Cemetery

Ohio, Columbus

  • Rickenbacker, Eddie – World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Green Lawn Cemetery
  • Thomas, Dave – Founder of Wendy’s – Union Cemetery

Ohio, Dayton

  • Wright, Orville – Co-inventor of the airplane – Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
  • Wright, Wilbur – Co-inventor of the airplane – Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Ohio, Fremont

  • Hayes, Rutherford B. – 19th President of the United States – Rutherford B Hayes State Memorial

Ohio, Marion

  • Harding, Warren – 29th President of the United States – Harding Memorial Park

Ohio, Massillon

  • Richardson, William R. – Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Massillon City Cemetery

Ohio, Middleport

  • Steward, Jimmy G. – Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Riverview Cemetery

Ohio, North Bend

  • Harrison, William Henry – 6th President of the United States – William Henry Harrison Memorial

Ohio, Peoli

  • Young, Cy – Baseball Star – Peoli Cemetery

Oklahoma, Lawton

  • Geronimo – Native American Indian Leader – Beef Creek Apache Cemetery

Oklahoma, Tahlequah

  • Mr. Ed – Animal Actor – Snodgrass Farm

Oregon, Medford

  • High, Frank C. – Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient – Memory Gardens Memorial Park

Oregon, Portland

  • Dahl, Larry G. – Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor recipient – Willamette National Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Ephrata

  • Winters, Dick – United States World War II Army Officer – Played in Band of Brothers – Bergstrasse Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Erie

  • Young, William – Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Erie Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Hershey

  • Hershey, Milton S. – Chocolate Entrepreneur – Hershey Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Jim Thorpe

  • Albright, Charles – Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General – Mauch Chunk Cemetery
  • Thorpe, Jim – Olympic Athlete – Jim Thorpe Memorial

Pennsylvania, Lancaster

  • Buchanan, James – 15th President of the United States – Woodward Hill Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Latrobe

  • Rogers, Fred – TV personality on Mr. Rogers Neighborhood – Unity Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  • Franklin, Benjamin – Inventor/ Declaration of Independence Signer – Christ Church Burial Ground
  • Frazier, “Smokin’ Joe” – Professional Boxer – Ivy Hill Cemetery
  • Meade, George – Civil War General for the US – Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Ross, Betsy – Revolutionary War Figure – Betsy Ross House
  • Thompson, William – Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Mount Moriah Cemetery

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

  • Foster, Stephen – Composer – Allegheny Cemetery
  • Heinz, John H. – Ketchup Entrepreneur – Homewood Cemetery

Pennsylvania, West Chester

  • Butler, Smedley – United States Marine Corps General, Double Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Oaklands Cemetery

Puerto Rico, Salinas

  • Santiago-Colon, Hector – Viet Nam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Cementerio Municipal de Salinas

Puerto Rico, San Juan

  • Ponce de Leon, Juan – Explorer – Cathedral of San Juan Bautista

South Carolina, Greenville

  • Jackson, “Shoeless Joe” – Baseball Player – Woodlawn Memorial Park

South Carolina, Saint Stephen

  • Marion, Francis “The Swamp Fox” – Revolutionary War Continental Brigadier General – Belle Isle Plantation Cemetery

Tennessee, Chattanooga

  • Doss, Desmond T. – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Chattanooga National Cemetery

Tennessee, Greeneville

  • Johnson, Andrew – 17th President of the United States – Andrew Johnson National Cemetery

Tennessee, Hendersonville

  • Cash, Johnny – Musician – Hendersonville Memory Gardens
  • Cash, June Carter – Musician – Hendersonville Memory Gardens

Tennessee, Hohenwald

  • Lewis, Meriweather – Explorer – Pioneer Cemetery

Tennessee, Lynchburg

  • Daniel, Jack – Whiskey Entrepreneur – Lynchburg City Cemetery

Tennessee, Memphis

  • Presley, Elvis Aaron – Singer – Graceland Mansion Estates

Tennessee, McMinnville

  • Ray, David R. – Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Mount View Cemetery

Tennessee, Nashville

  • Jackson, Andrew – 7th President of the United States – The Hermitage
  • Jones, George – Musician – Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
  • Polk, James Knox – 11th President of the United States – Tennessee State Capitol Building and Grounds

Tennessee, Pall Mall

  • York, Alvin C. – World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Wolf River Cemetery

Texas, Austin

  • Austin, Stephen F. – Father of Texas – Texas State Cemetery

Texas, Brackettville

  • Paine, Adam – Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery

Texas, Dallas

  • Mantle, Mickey – Baseball Player – Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
  • Parker, Bonnie – Legendary Outlaw – Crown Hill Memorial Park
  • Vaugh, Stevie Ray – Musician – Laurel Land Memorial Park

Texas, El Paso

  • Helmsley, Sherman – Actor – Fort Bliss National Cemetery

Texas, Ennis

  • Lummus, Jack – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Myrtle Cemetery

Texas, Harlingen

  • Block, Harlon Henry – Iwo Jima Flag Raiser – Marine Military Academy

Texas, Houston

  • Fields, James – World War II Medal of Honor Recipient – Houston National Cemetery
  • Hughes, Howard – Businessman/Actor/Director – Glenwood Cemetery

Texas, Huntsville

  • Houston, Sam – Texas Republic Army General – Oakwood Cemetery

Texas, Lubbock

  • Holly, Buddy – Musician – City of Lubbock Cemetery

Texas, San Angelo

  • McCabe, William – Indian Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Fort Concho National Historic Landmark

Texas, San Antonio

  • Bowie, Jim – Alamo Defender – San Fernando Cathedral
  • Crockett, Davy – Alamo Defender – San Fernando Cathedral
  • Kitchen, George K. – Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Saint Mary’s Cemetery
  • Nash, James J. – Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – San Antonio National Cemetery
  • Travis, William Barret – Commander at the Alamo – San Fernando Cathedral

Texas, Stonewall

  • Johnson, Claudia “Lady Bird” – First Lady of the United States – Johnson Family Cemetery
  • Johnson, Lyndon Baines – 36th President of the United States – Johnson Family Cemetery

Vermont, Bennington

  • Frost, Robert – Old Bennington Cemetery

Virginia, Arlington

  • Kennedy, Edward “Ted” – US Senator – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Kennedy, Jacqueline – First Lady of the United States – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Kennedy, John Fitzgerald – 35th President of the United States – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Kennedy, Robert – US Senator – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Marshall, George C. – US Army General during WWII – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Murphy, Audie – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Arlington National Cemetery
  • O’Kane, Richard H. – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Pershing, John – General of the US Army during World War I – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Ramage, Lawson P. – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Richmond, James – Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Sabin, Albert B. – Inventor of the Polio vaccine – Arlington National Cemetery
  • Taft, William Howard – 27th President of the United States – Arlington National Cemetery

Virginia, Charlottesville

  • Jefferson, Thomas – 3rd President of the United States – Monticello Graveyard

Virginia, Fredericksburg

  • Washington, Mary – Mother of George Washington – Kenmore Plantation and Gardens

Virginia, Lexington City

  • Jackson, Thomas “Stonewall” – General in the Confederate Army – Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
  • Lee, Robert E. – General in the Confederate Army – Lee Chapel Museum

Virginia, Montpelier Station

  • Madison, Dolley – First Lady of the United States – Montpelier Estate National Historic Site
  • Madison, James – 4th President of the United States – Montpelier Estate National Historic Site

Virginia, Mount Vernon

  • Washington, George – Father of the United States and 1st President
  • Washington, Martha – First Lady of the United States

Virginia, Norfolk

  • MacArthur, Douglas – US General in WWII and Korea – MacArthur Memorial

Virginia, Remlik

  • Newman, Beryl R. – World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient – Remlik Gardens

Virginia, Richmond

  • Davis, Jefferson – President of the Confederacy – Hollywood Cemetery
  • Monroe, James – 5th President of the United States – Hollywood Cemetery; originally buried in New York
  • Stuart, J.E.B. – Confederate General in the Civil War – Hollywood Cemetery
  • Tyler, John – 10th President of the United States – Hollywood Cemetery

Virginia, Spotsylvania

  • Jackson, Thomas “Stonewall” (his arm) – General in the Confederate Army – Ellwood Family Cemetery

Virginia, Winchester

  • Cline, Patsy – Musician – Shenandoah Memorial Park
  • Morgan, Daniel – Brigadier General for the US Continental Army – Mount Hebron Cemetery

Washington, DC

  • Keller, Helen – Advocate – Washington National Cathedral
  • Murray, Sgt. Thomas – Medal of Honor Winner – US Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery
  • Sousa, John Phillip – Composer – Congressional Cemetery
  • Wilson, Woodrow – 28th President of the United States – Washington National Cathedral

Washington, Renton

  • Hendrix, Jimi – Guitarist – Greenwood Memorial Park

Washington, Seattle

  • Lee, Bruce – Actor – Lake View Cemetery

 

Australia

Perth

  • Ledger, Heath – Actor – Karrakatta Cemetery and Crematorium

France

Paris

  • Morrison, Jim – Singer of The Doors – Cimetière du Père Lachaise
  • Wilde, Oscar – Writer – Cimetière du Père Lachaise

Iceland

Laugardælir

  • Fischer, Bobby – World Chess Champion – Laugardælir Church Cemetary

 

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