Writers and Poets
Age 67
October 14, 1894 - September 3, 1962
Forest Hills Cemetery / Boston / Massachusetts / USA / North America
Now remembered largely for his funky punctuation, E. E. Cummings was for decades one of America’s most celebrated, controversial, and popular poets—the dashing, impecunious prince of Greenwich Village. An American poet, painte...
Music
Age 42
February 1, 1957 - July 1, 1999
National Heroes Park / Kingston / Jamaica / North America
If Bob Marley was the King of Reggae, then Dennis Brown certainly earned his title of Crown Prince of Reggae. Brown's musical career began at age nine and he is credited with over 70 albums and touring relentlessly throughout the ...
Music
Age 39
September 17, 1926 - October 21, 1965
Forest Hill Memorial Park - Midtown / Memphis / Tennessee / USA / North America
When Elvis Presley cut his first ground-breaking single "That's All Right, Mama" he was backed by Sun Studio musicians Scotty Moore on guitar and Bill Black on bass. With D. J. Fontana later added as drummer, the four hit the road...
The Odd and the Interesting
Age 79
April 1, 1842 - February 26, 1922
Hollywood Cemetery / Richmond / Virginia / United States / North America
William Pool was a well respected account manager and bookkeeper for the wealthy and influential Bryan estate. His wife died in 1913 with William passing away several years later. They are entombed at Hollywood Cemetery and you wo...
The Odd and the Interesting
Age 47
March 10, 1901 - January 12, 1949
Oakwood Cemetery / Raleigh / North Carolina / USA / North America
Berrien "Red" Upshaw was a mean, nasty, ill-tempered loser and wife beater - and those were some of his good qualities. But he did have one quality that served him well - he was known as a suave and charming man to the ladies. His...
Show Business
Age 69
October 26, 1914 - March 1, 1984
Holy Cross Cemetery / Culver City / California / USA / North America
Jackie Coogan was an actor and comedian who began his film career as a child actor in silent films. Coogan's role in Charlie Chaplin's film The Kid (1921) made him the first child star in the history of Hollywood. The son of a vau...
Historical Figure
Age 28
February 20, 1920 - May 13, 1948
St. Peter’s Church / Edensor / Bakewell / United Kingdom / Europe
Kathleen Agnes Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington (née Kennedy) also known as "Kick" Kennedy was an American socialite. She was the second daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald, a sister of U.S. President John F...