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Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery

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

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

From celebrity tombs at Mount Auburn Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Mount Auburn Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.
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Edwin Booth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 60 (1833-1893)

Birthplace: Bel Air, Maryland

Edwin Thomas Booth (November 13, 1833 – June 7, 1893) was an American actor who toured throughout the United States and the major capitals of Europe, performing Shakespearean plays. In 1869, he ...more
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Robert Creeley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1926-2005)

Birthplace: Arlington, Massachusetts

Robert White Creeley (May 21, 1926 – March 30, 2005) was an American poet and author of more than sixty books. He is usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic ...more
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Benjamin Waterhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 92 (1754-1846)

Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island

Benjamin Waterhouse (March 4, 1754, Newport, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations – October 2, 1846, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a physician, co-founder and professor of Harvard ...more
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George Aiken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 46 (1830-1876)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

George L. Aiken (December 19, 1830 – April 27, 1876) was a nineteenth-century American playwright and actor who is best known for writing the most popular of the numerous stage adaptations of ...more
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Jeremy Belknap is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 54 (1744-1798)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Jeremy Belknap (June 4, 1744 – June 20, 1798) was an American clergyman and historian. His great achievement was the History of New Hampshire, published in three volumes between 1784 and 1792. ...more
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Albion P. Howe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1818-1897)

Birthplace: Standish, Maine

Albion Parris Howe (March 13, 1818 – January 25, 1897) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Howe's contentious relationships with superior officers in the Army of the Potomac ...more
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James Henry Carleton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 59 (1814-1873)

Birthplace: Lubec, Maine

James Henry Carleton (December 27, 1814 – January 7, 1873) was an officer in the U.S. Army and a Union general during the American Civil War. Carleton is best known as an Indian fighter in the ...more
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Elisha Hunt Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 79 (1804-1883)

Birthplace: New Salem, Massachusetts, United States of America

Elisha Hunt Allen (January 28, 1804 – January 1, 1883) was an American congressman, lawyer and diplomat, and judge and diplomat for the Kingdom of Hawaii.
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Edward Burgess is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 43 (1848-1891)

Birthplace: West Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts

Edward Burgess may refer to: Edward Burgess (yacht designer) (1848–1891), American yacht designer Edward Burgess (British Army officer) (1927–2015), British Army general Edward M. Burgess (born ...more
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Elbridge Ayer Burbank is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Dec. at 91 (1858-1949)

Birthplace: Harvard, Illinois

Elbridge Ayer (E. A.) Burbank (August 10, 1858 – April 21, 1949) was an American artist who sketched and painted more than 1200 portraits of Native Americans from 125 tribes. He studied art in ...more
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Edward Needles Hallowell... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Edward Needles Hallowell Dec. at 35 (1836-1871)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edward "Ned" Needles Hallowell (November 3, 1836 – July 26, 1871) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry ...more
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Robert Cowdin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Robert Cowdin Dec. at 69 (1805-1874)

Birthplace: Jamaica, Vermont

Robert Cowdin (September 18, 1805 – July 9, 1874) was a businessman, a field officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a local politician in Massachusetts. Cowdin was colonel ...more
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Randall Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Randall Thompson Dec. at 85 (1899-1984)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Randall Thompson (April 21, 1899 – July 9, 1984) was an American composer, particularly noted for his choral works.
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Henry L. Eustis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Henry L. Eustis Dec. at 66 (1819-1885)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Henry Lawrence Eustis (February 1, 1819 – January 11, 1885) was a civil engineer, college professor, and soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
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William S. Tilton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
William S. Tilton Dec. at 61 (1828-1889)

Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts

William Stowell Tilton (February 1, 1828 – March 23, 1889) was an American businessman and soldier who led a regiment, and occasionally a brigade, in the Army of the Potomac during the American ...more
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Thomas Cass is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Thomas Cass Dec. at 41 (1821-1862)

Birthplace: County Laois, Republic of Ireland

Thomas Cass may refer to: Thomas Cass (colonel) (1821–1862), founder and commander of the 9th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry of the Union Army Thomas Cass (surveyor) (1817–1895), ...more
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Edward F. Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Edward F. Jones Dec. at 85 (1828-1913)

Birthplace: Utica, New York

Edward Franc Jones (June 3, 1828 in Utica, Oneida County, New York – August 14, 1913 in Binghamton, Broome County, New York) was an American merchant, manufacturer, soldier, author and ...more
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Thomas Edward Chickering... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Thomas Edward Chickering Dec. at 47 (1824-1871)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas Edward Chickering (October 22, 1824 – February 14, 1871) was a piano manufacturer and soldier. The Chickering and Sons piano manufacturing company was established by Thomas Chickering's ...more
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Greely S. Curtis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Greely S. Curtis Dec. at 67 (1830-1897)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Greely Stevenson Curtis (November 21, 1830 – February 12, 1897) was a volunteer officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
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Henry Coffin Nevins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Henry Coffin Nevins Dec. at 49 (1843-1892)

Birthplace: Methuen, Massachusetts

Col. Henry Coffin Nevins (10 January 1843 – 25 June 1892) was an industrialist from an established New England family in the city of Methuen, Massachusetts.
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Joseph Cushing Edmands ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery
Joseph Cushing Edmands Dec. at 36 (1842-1878)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

Joseph Cushing Edmands (March 26, 1842 – December 28, 1878) was a volunteer soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War who attained the grade of colonel and in 1866 was awarded the ...more