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Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery

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List of famous people buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Spring Grove Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Spring Grove Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list has everything from Levi Coffin to Godfrey Weitzel.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Spring Grove Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Spring Grove Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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    Levi Coffin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Levi Coffin was an American Quaker, abolitionist, and businessman. Coffin was deeply involved in the Underground Railroad in Indiana and Ohio and his home is often called "Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad". He was nicknamed "President of the Underground Railroad" because of the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1798-1877)
    • Birthplace: North Carolina, United States of America
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    Joseph Hooker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Joseph Hooker was a career United States Army officer, achieving the rank of major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although he served throughout the war, usually with distinction, Hooker is best remembered for his stunning defeat by Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1814-1879)
    • Birthplace: Hadley, Massachusetts, United States of America
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    Bernard Henry Kroger, better known as Barney Kroger, was an American businessman who created the Kroger chain of supermarkets starting in 1883.more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1860-1938)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
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    Daniel McCook, Jr., one of the famed Fighting McCooks, was a brigade commander in the Union Army who was mortally wounded in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, during the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 30 (1834-1864)
    • Birthplace: Carrollton, Ohio, United States of America
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    Godfrey Weitzel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Godfrey Weitzel was a major general in the Union army during the American Civil War, as well as the acting Mayor of New Orleans during the Federal occupation of the city.more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1835-1884)
    • Birthplace: Pirmasens, Germany
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    Kenner Garrard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Kenner Garrard was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. A member of one of Ohio's most prominent military families, he performed well at the Battle of Gettysburg, and then led a cavalry division in the army of Major General William T. Sherman during the Atlanta Campaign.more

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    • Age: Died at 52 (1827-1879)
    • Birthplace: Kentucky, United States of America
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    Alexander McDowell McCook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Alexander McDowell McCook was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1831-1903)
    • Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America
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    Manning Force is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery
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    Manning Ferguson Force was a lawyer, judge and soldier from Ohio. He became known as the commander of the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and was a recipient of the Army Medal of Honor for gallantry in action.more

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    • Age: Died at 75 (1824-1899)
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
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