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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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    Jacob Ammen
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    Jacob Ammen was a college professor, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His younger brother, Daniel Ammen, was an admiral in the United States Navy.more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1806-1894)
    • Birthplace: Fincastle, Virginia, United States of America
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    Charles Sawyer Russell
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    Charles Sawyer Russell was a United States Army general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 35 (1831-1866)
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
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    Andrew Hickenlooper
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    Andrew Hickenlooper was an Ohio civil engineer, politician, industrialist, and most famously, an officer who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1837-1904)
    • Birthplace: Hudson, Ohio, United States of America
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    Arthur Forrester Devereux was a captain in the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia prior to the Civil War and a colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. He is notable for his expertise and proficiency in the instruction of military drill. During the Battle of Gettysburg, the 19th Massachusetts ...more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1838-1906)
    • Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts, United States of America
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    Joshua Hall Bates was a lawyer, politician, and general in the Union Army during the early part of the American Civil War. He was a leading recruiter and organizer of many of the first regiments of Ohio troops who volunteered after President Abraham Lincoln's call to arms in the spring of 1861.more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1817-1908)
    • Birthplace: Eastern United States, Boston, Area code 617, New England, United States of America, + more
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    Henry M. Cist
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    Henry Martyn Cist was an American soldier, lawyer, and author who became a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He is most noted for his classic and oft-referenced 1882 book The Army of the Cumberland. In addition, Cist led pioneering efforts to preserve and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1839-1902)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
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    Joseph D. Nelson
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    Joseph Nelson was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash in November 8,1965 enroute to a meeting with Proctor Gamble executives.more

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    • Age: Died at 47 (1918-1965)
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    Robert Latimer McCook

    Robert Latimer McCook
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    Robert Latimer McCook was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was killed by Confederate partisans in Alabama.more

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    • Age: Died at 35 (1827-1862)
    • Birthplace: Lisbon, Ohio, United States of America
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    John Boake

    John Leonsor "J. L." Boake was a professional baseball umpire in the National Association who umpired his only game on May 4, 1871, which was the first game in professional baseball history. Boake was the home plate umpire when the Fort Wayne Kekiongas defeated the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0. He was ...more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1841-1912)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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    Nicholas Longworth

    Nicholas Longworth was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1783. In 1804 he moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he became a banker and a successful winemaker as well as founder of the Longworth family in Ohio. Longworth was an influential figure in the early history of American wine, producing sparkling Catawba ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1783-1863)
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
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    William Haines Lytle

    William Haines Lytle
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    William Haines Lytle was a politician in Ohio, renowned poet, and military officer in the United States Army during both the Mexican-American War and American Civil War, where he was killed in action as a brigadier general.more

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    • Age: Died at 37 (1826-1863)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
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    Henry B. Banning

    Henry B. Banning
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    Henry Blackstone Banning was a lawyer and three-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as an infantry officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1836-1881)
    • Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America
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