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List of famous people buried in Eden 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 Eden Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Eden Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List is made up of many different people, including Marian Anderson and Octavius Catto.

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

From celebrity tombs at Eden Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Eden Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Eden Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Eden Cemetery
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John Baxter Taylor Jr. was an American track and field athlete, notable as the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, and the most prominent African American member of the Irish American Athletic Club. ...more

Age: Died at 26 (1882-1908)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Marian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Eden Cemetery
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Marian Anderson was an American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Music critic Alan Blyth said: "Her voice was a rich, vibrant contralto of intrinsic beauty." Most of her singing career was spent performing in concert and recital in major music venues and ...more

Age: Died at 96 (1897-1993)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Profession: Singer

Credits: Upbeat in Music

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#13 on The Greatest Opera Singers of All Time

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Octavius Catto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Eden Cemetery
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Octavius Catto


Octavius Valentine Catto was a black educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist in Philadelphia. He became principal of male students at the Institute for Colored Youth, where he had also been educated. Born free in Charleston, South Carolina, in a prominent mixed-race family, he moved north ...more

Age: Died at 32 (1839-1871)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Jessie Redmon Fauset is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Eden Cemetery
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Jessie Redmon Fauset was an American editor, poet, essayist and novelist. Fauset was the literary editor of the NAACP magazine The Crisis. She also was the editor and co-author for the African-American children's magazine The Brownies' Book. She studied the teachings and beliefs of W.E.B Du Bois and ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1882-1961)

Birthplace: New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Novelist, Writer

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#20 on The Best African American Poets of All Time

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