Death Place Matching "New York, USA" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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2. James Monroe

Writer | Club TV

Pictured on a 3¢ US postage stamp commemorating the 200th anniversary of his birth, issued 28 April 1958.

3. Martin Van Buren

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 ...

4. Washington Irving

Writer | Sleepy Hollow

He was named after Revolutionary War general and first President George Washington.

5. James Fenimore Cooper

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...

6. Cornelius Vanderbilt

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 ...

8. Joseph Whitley

Self | Roundhay Garden Scene

Joseph Whitley was born on October 17, 1816 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He was married to Sarah Whitley. He died on January 12, 1891 in New York City, New York, USA.

9. Herman Melville

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.

10. William Tecumseh Sherman

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.

12. John H. Hopkins

Soundtrack | Apollo 18

Delivered the eulogy at the 1885 funeral of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant.

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.

15. Dion Boucicault

Writer | Conn, the Shaughraun

Married 3 times.

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!...

19. George Francis Train

Self | Train vs. Donovan

George Francis Train was born on March 24, 1829 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was married to Wilhelmina Wilkinson Davis. He died on January 5, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA.

21. Sky Eagle

Actor | A White Indian

Sky Eagle was born on November 7, 1830 in South Dakota, USA. He was an actor, known for A White Indian (1912), The Buffalo Hunt (1912) and On the Warpath (1912). He died on January 15, 1926 in Onondaga Indian Reservation, New York, USA.

23. George W. Middleton

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.

24. Cornelius Bliss

Self | Republican National Committee of 1900

Cornelius Bliss was born on January 26, 1833 in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA as Cornelius Newton Bliss. He died on October 9, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA.

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 ...

26. Robert McWade Sr.

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.

27. Martha Roosevelt

Self | Mysteries at the Museum

Martha Roosevelt was born on July 8, 1835 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Martha Bullock Roosevelt. She was married to Theodore Roosevelt Sr. She died on February 14, 1884 in New York City, New York, USA.

28. Joseph Wheeler

Self | General Wheeler and Secretary of War Alger at Camp Wikoff

Joseph Wheeler was born on September 10, 1836 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He died on January 25, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

29. William Dean Howells

Writer | The United States Steel Hour

Biography in: "Contemporary Authors". Volume 134, pp. 242-261. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, Inc., 1992

30. Edward M. Alfriend

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, ...

31. Edward Payson Roe

Writer | Barriers Burned Away

Was a Presbyterian Minister in Highland Falls, NY, when in October of 1871 he was inspired to travel to Chicago upon hearing of the devastating fire that destroyed much of the city.

32. Howard P. Taylor

Writer | Caprice

Lived at 583 Riverside Drive, NYC.

33. Elwell Stephen Otis

Self | Funeral of Major-General Henry W. Lawton

Elwell Stephen Otis was born on March 25, 1838 in Frederick, Oklahoma, USA. He died on October 21, 1909 in Rochester, New York, USA.

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...

40. Joseph Daly

Actor | Daybreak

Joseph Daly was born on December 3, 1840 in North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for Daybreak (1918), Driftwood (1916) and The Lords of High Decision (1916). He died on August 6, 1916 in Yonkers, New York, USA.

41. Oliver Doud Byron

Writer | Across the Continent

First appeared on stage in "Nicholas Nickleby" with Joseph Jefferson in 1856.

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.

43. John C. Spooner

Self | President McKinley Taking the Oath

John C. Spooner was born on January 6, 1843 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, USA. He died on June 11, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA.

44. William McKinley

Self | President McKinley Reviewing the Troops

William McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, USA as William McKinley Jr. He was married to Ida McKinley. He died on September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York, USA.

45. Hugh Antoine d'Arcy

Writer | The Face on the Bar-Room Floor

The title of his 1887 poem was "The Face Upon The Floor.".

46. Conrad Diehl

Self | Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

Conrad Diehl was born on July 17, 1843 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He died on February 20, 1918 in Buffalo.

47. W. Chrystie Miller

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.

49. Alfred Wagstaff

Self | Our Mutual Girl

Alfred Wagstaff was born on March 21, 1844 in New York City, New York, USA. He died on October 2, 1921 in Babylon, Suffolk, New York.

50. W.H. Burton

Director | The High Cost of Flirting

W.H. Burton was born on April 11, 1844. He was an actor and director, known for The High Cost of Flirting (1915), Radio-Mania (1922) and Romeo and Juliet (1916). He died on March 15, 1926 in New York City, New York, USA.


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