Death Place Matching "New York, USA" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Served as eighth President of the United States (1837-1841). He was one of the founders of the Democratic Party. He was the eighth Vice President of the United States (1833-1837) He was also the tenth Secretary of State. Martin Van Buren was the first President of the United States of the United ...
Writer | The Last of the Mohicans
Favorite writer of generations of Americans, Cooper was born on Tuesday, September 15th, 1789, and grew up on his family's huge wooded settlement, in Cooperstown, New York, which his father, William Cooper, a prominent Federalist, had founded before this son's birth. His days as a Yale student were...
Cornelius Vanderbilt was born on May 27, 1794 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Francis Crawford and Sophia Johnson. He died on January 4, 1877 in New York City.
7. E.P. Christy
Soundtrack | Vagabond Lady
Edwin Pearce Christy was an American composer, actor and stage producer, most famous for founding the most successful black-face minstrel show of the 19th century, Christy's Minstrels. Born in Philadelphia, his career as a minstrel and singer began in Buffalo, New York, where he performed singing ...
Writer | The Enigma of Benito Cereno
Herman Melville was born on August 1, 1819 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Enigma of Benito Cereno, Moby Dick and The Sea Beast (1926). He was married to Elizabeth Shaw. He died on September 28, 1891 in New York City.
William Tecumseh Sherman was a general in the Union army during the American Civil War (and the man who coined the phrase, "War is hell"). He was regarded as one of the most able generals on either side, and his famous "March to the Sea" was credited with greatly shortening the length of the war ...
11. Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, USA as Susan Brownell Anthony. She died on March 13, 1906 in Rochester, New York, USA.
13. Lola Montez
Writer | Lola Montez 19th Century Radical
Lola Montez, born Maria Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert in 1821, was an Irish adventuress and "Spanish" dancer who achieved international notoriety through her liaison with King Louis I (Ludwig I) of Bavaria. Elizabeth ("Eliza") Gilbert spent much of her girlhood in India but was educated in Scotland...
14. Ulysses S. Grant
Theodore Roosevelt considered him to be a President whose influence was on par with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
17. Stephen Foster
Soundtrack | Batman
Stephen Foster was America's first professional songwriter of note. He was born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania, and developed musical talent early in his life, while still young beginning to compose in the style of Negro minstrel music of the day. His first hit as a professional songwriter was "Oh!...
Actor | The Soul of Broadway
George W. Middleton was born on January 1, 1833 in New York, New York, USA as George Walworth Middleton. He was an actor, known for The Soul of Broadway (1915), An American Gentleman (1915) and Born Again (1914). He was married to Anna Rebecca Ketchum. He died on January 25, 1916 in New York.
25. Chauncey Depew
Actor | Miss Jerry
Chauncey Depew was born on April 23, 1834 in Peekskill, New York, USA as Chauncey Mitchell Depew. He was an actor and writer, known for Miss Jerry (1894), Chauncey Depew (1925) and The Millionaires' Playground (1913). He was married to May Palmer and Elsie Hegeman. He died on April 5, 1928 in New ...
Actor | As You Like It
Robert McWade Sr. was born on January 25, 1835 in Long Sault Rapids, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for As You Like It (1912), Rip Van Winkle (1912) and Papa Puts One Over (1913). He was married to Laura J. Childress. He died on March 5, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA.
28. Joseph Wheeler
Joseph Wheeler was born on September 10, 1836 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He died on January 25, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Writer | The Great Diamond Robbery
Prior to the outbreak of American Civil War, Edward Morrison Alfriend was working as an insurance underwriter at his father's firm in Richmond, Virginian. On 10 June, 1861 he was commissioned a 1st lieutenant in Company E of the 44th Virginia Infantry Division. Less than a year later, on 1 May, ...
35. Rufus W. Peckham
Rufus W. Peckham was born on November 8, 1838 in Albany, New York, USA as Rufus Wheeler Peckham Jr. He was married to Harriette Maria Arnold. He died on October 24, 1909 in Altamont, New York.
37. Harry Linson
Actor | The Gates of Eden
Harry Linson was born on August 26, 1839 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Gates of Eden (1916), The Declaration of Independence (1911) and The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1914). He was married to Teckla Weiner and Mary Woodhouse. He died on March 13, 1926 in Bronx, New...
42. Adelaide Ober
Actress | Professor Optimo
Adelaide Ober was born on November 29, 1842 in New York, USA as Adelaide Delia Clarke. She was an actress, known for Professor Optimo (1912) and Indian Romeo and Juliet (1912). She was married to George Ober and Thomas Peabody Power. She died on February 8, 1922 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
46. Conrad Diehl
Conrad Diehl was born on July 17, 1843 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He died on February 20, 1918 in Buffalo.
Actor | The Last Deal
W. Chrystie Miller was born on August 10, 1843 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as William Christy Miller. He was an actor, known for The Last Deal (1910), In Little Italy (1909) and Ramona (1910). He was married to Jennie Towell. He died on September 23, 1922 in Staten Island, New York, USA.