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Notable Births & Deaths for Southport ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Southport. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • Richard Bakalyan
  • Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin
    • Born: Aurora Greene
    • One of the first policewomen in the United States. She was born in Elmira (NY) in 1860 and died on June 22, 1957 (a Saturday). She is buried at River View Cemetery (Multnomah County, Oregon).
    • Elmira is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Aurora 'Lola' Baldwin<1>
  • Carlyle Blackwell
    • Actor, director. He was born in Troy (PA) on January 20, 1884 (a Sunday) and died in Miami (FL) on June 17, 1955 (a Friday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
    • Troy is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carlyle Blackwell<1>
  • Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens
    • Married to Samuel Clemens ('Mark Twain'). She was born in Elmira (NY) on November 27, 1845 (a Thursday) and died in Florence (Italy) on June 5, 1904 (a Sunday) at the age of 58. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens<1>
  • William Desmond
    • Born: William Mannion
    • Actor. He was born in Horseheads (NY) on January 23, 1878 (a Wednesday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on November 3, 1949 (a Thursday) at the age of 71.
    • Horseheads is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Desmond<1>
  • Robert A. 'Bob, the Hig' Higgins
  • Anna Campbell Palmer
    • Author. She was born in Elmira (NY) on February 3, 1854 (a Friday) and died in Elmira (NY) on June 18, 1928 (a Monday) at the age of 74. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Southport.
    • Elmira is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Anna Campbell Palmer<1>
  • Hal Roach
    • Producer, director. He was born in Elmira (NY) on January 14, 1892 (a Thursday) and died in Bel Air (CA) on November 2, 1992 (a Monday) at the age of 100. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Chemung County, New York).
    • Elmira is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hal Roach<1>
  • Clara Langdon Clemens Samossoud
  • William Henry White
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Caton (NY) on October 11, 1854 (a Wednesday) and died in Muskoka (ON) on August 31, 1911 (a Thursday) at the age of 56. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
    • Caton is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Southport.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry White<1>

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

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