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Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery

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

People on this list include Aaliyah and Judy Garland.

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

From celebrity tombs at Ferncliff Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Ferncliff Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Ferncliff Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 47 (1922-1969)

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States of America

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and vaudevillian. During a career that spanned 45 years, she attained international ...more

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 22 (1979-2001)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Aaliyah Dana Haughton (; January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she first gained recognition ...more

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Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 40 (1925-1965)

Birthplace: North Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his ...more

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Joan Crawford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 73 (1904-1977)

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before ...more

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Basil Rathbone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Age: Died at 75 (1892-1967)

Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Philip St. John Basil Rathbone MC (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was an English actor. He rose to prominence in the United Kingdom as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in more ...more

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Ed Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 73 (1901-1974)

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Edward Vincent Sullivan (September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974) was an American television personality, sports and entertainment reporter, and syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News ...more

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Preston Sturges is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Preston Sturges Dec. at 61 (1898-1959)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Preston Sturges (; born Edmund Preston Biden; August 29, 1898 – August 6, 1959) was an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. In 1941, he won the Academy Award for Best Original ...more
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Cab Calloway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 87 (1907-1994)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Rochester

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer, dancer, and bandleader. He was associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, ...more

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Thelonious Monk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 65 (1917-1982)

Birthplace: Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States of America

Thelonious Sphere Monk (, October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard ...more

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Betty Furness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 78 (1916-1994)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Elizabeth Mary Furness (January 3, 1916 – April 2, 1994) was an American actress, consumer advocate, and current affairs commentator.
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Betty Shabazz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 63 (1934-1997)

Birthplace: Pinehurst, Georgia, United States of America

Betty Shabazz (born Betty Dean Sanders; May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), also known as Betty X, was an American educator and civil rights advocate. She was the wife of Malcolm X. Shabazz grew up ...more
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Jeffrey Miller is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 20 (1950-1970)
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Northern Calloway is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Dec. at 42 (1948-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Northern James Calloway (September 10, 1948 – January 9, 1990) was an American actor, voice artist, singer, and comedian, best known for playing David on Sesame Street from 1971 through 1989. On ...more
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Maud Ballington Booth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Maud Ballington Booth Dec. at 83 (1865-1948)

Birthplace: Limpsfield, United Kingdom

Maud Elizabeth Charlesworth (September 13, 1865 – August 26, 1948) later changed her name to Maud Ballington Booth, was a Salvation Army leader and co-founder of the Volunteers of America.
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Tom Carvel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Tom Carvel Dec. at 84 (1906-1990)

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Tom Carvel (born Athanasios Karvelas (Greek: Ἀθανάσιος Καρβέλας); July 14, 1906 – October 21, 1990) was a Greek-born American businessman and entrepreneur known for the invention and promotion ...more
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Sherman Billingsley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Ferncliff Cemetery
Sherman Billingsley Dec. at 66 (1900-1966)

Birthplace: Enid, Oklahoma

John Sherman Billingsley (March 10, 1896 – October 4, 1966) was an American nightclub owner and former bootlegger who was the founder and owner of New York's Stork Club.