Category Archives: Famous graves

Preach Independence from the Pulpit

REVOLUTIONARY PATRIOT REV. JOHN WITHERSPOON SIGNER, DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE BORN FEBRUARY 5, 1722 DIED NOVEMBER 15, 1794 On this day, the 4th of July, it is good to remember that our independence from Great Britain was not assured. At the … Continue reading

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Eternal Disdain

  MATTIE S. RAYBURN WIFE OF W. H. RAYBURN 1836 – 1891. BISHOP AND MRS. RAYBURN WHAT THEREFORE GOD HATH JOINED TOGETHER LET NOT MAN PUT ASUNDER. MATT. 19 CHAPT. 6V. A few weeks ago, my son and I drove … Continue reading

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Heartless

One of the most oft visited graves in the Père Lachaise Cemetery at Paris, France, is that of Frédéric François Chopin (February 22 or 1 March 1810 – October 17, 1849), the Polish composer and prodigy who was considered one of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Classic

HELMS ROBERT “BOBBY” LEE AUGUST 15, 1933 JUNE 9, 1997 —HERE LIES A LEGEND— Mr. JINGLE BELL ROCK BLESSED ARE THEY THAT MOURN FOR THEY SHALL BE COMFORTED       MATTHEW 5:4 At this time of year, radio stations are playing classic … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults–The Burial Kind

ALPHONSE CAPONE 1899- – 1947 MY JESUS MERCY MAE CAPONE 1897 – 1986 Gonzo reporter, Geraldo Rivera, had a two-hour television special which aired on April 21, 1986, titled, The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults. For a time, Capone had … Continue reading

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DIY

FAMILEE ALLOUARD MARIE MARADAN NEE CARSON 54 ANS ANTOINE ALLOUARD 1815 – 30 DECEMBRE 1891 MARIE ALLOUARD NEE DAON 1843 – 1920 HENRI ALLOUARD 1844 – 1929   The best way to assure that you get what you want on … Continue reading

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Race to the Finish

Before the Indy 500, and before the Grand Prix, there was the Gordon Bennett Cup, Europe’s first great car race which ran for 6 years from 1900 until 1905. For the last two years of the race, 1904 and 1905, … Continue reading

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