List of famous people buried in Common Burying Ground and Island 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 Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
This list below has a variety of people in it, from August Belmont to Gouverneur K. Warren.
This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery?"From celebrity tombs at Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
Gouverneur Kemble Warren was a civil engineer and prominent general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He is best remembered for arranging the last-minute defense of Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg and is often referred to as the "Hero of Little Round Top." His subsequent service as a corps commander and his remaining military career were ruined during the Battle of Five Forks, when he was relieved of command by Philip Sheridan. ...more
Age: Died at 52 (1830-1882)
Birthplace: Cold Spring, New York, United States of Americasee more on Gouverneur K. Warren
Isaac Ingalls Stevens was the first Governor of Washington Territory, a United States Congressman, and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War until his death at the Battle of Chantilly. He was appointed posthumously to the grade of major general of volunteers. ...more
Age: Died at 44 (1818-1862)
Birthplace: Andover, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Massachusetts, + moresee more on Isaac Stevens
August Belmont, Sr. was a 19th-century German-American politician, financier, foreign diplomat, and party chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the 1850s and later a famous horse-breeder and racehorse owner, who established the landmark Belmont Park racecourse on Long Island, New York and is the namesake of the Belmont Stakes, third jewel of the Triple Crown series of American thoroughbred horse racing. ...more
Age: Died at 77 (1813-1890)
Birthplace: Alzey, Germanysee more on August Belmont
August Belmont, Jr.
August Belmont, Jr. was an American financier, the builder of New York's Belmont Park racetrack, and a major owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses. ...more
Age: Died at 71 (1853-1924)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America