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Notable Births & Deaths for Spafford ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Spafford. 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.

  • John Alderman
  • A.R. Ammons
    • Full name: Archie Randolph Ammons
    • Poet. He was born in Whiteville (NC) on February 26, 1926 (a Friday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on February 26, 2001 (a Monday) at the age of 75. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: A.R. Ammons<1>
  • Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
  • Louise Blanchard Bethune
  • Eric Carle
    • Author. He was born in Syracuse (NY) on June 25, 1929 (a Tueday) and died in Northampton (MA) on May 23, 2021 (a Sunday) at the age of 91. We don't have any burial details.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eric Carle<1>
  • Francis Bicknell Carpenter
  • Ann Carter
  • John Edgar Clapp
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Ithaca (NY) on July 15, 1851 (a Tueday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on December 18, 1904 (a Sunday) at the age of 53. He is buried at Lake View Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Ithaca is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Edgar Clapp<1>
  • Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye
    • Nobel laureate, chemist, physicist. He was born in Maastricht (Netherlands) on March 24, 1884 (a Monday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on November 2, 1996 (a Saturday) at the age of 112. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye<1>
  • Lawrence Thomas 'Tom' Farley
  • Millard Fillmore
    • 13th President of the US (1850 - 1853). He was born in Summer Hill (NY) on January 7, 1800 (a Tueday) and died in Buffalo (NY) on March 8, 1874 (a Sunday) at the age of 74. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Erie County, New York).
    • Summer Hill is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Millard Fillmore<1>
  • Herbert Franklin
    • Full name: Herbert Henry Franklin
    • Automotive pioneer, inventor, businessman. He was born in Lisle (NY) on September 1, 1866 (a Saturday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on July 7, 1956 (a Saturday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
    • Lisle is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southeast of Spafford.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Herbert Franklin<1>
  • Chris Gedney
    • Full name: Christopher Joseph Gedney
    • Professional football. He was born in Liverpool (NY) on August 9, 1970 (a Sunday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on March 9, 2018 (a Friday) at the age of 47.
    • Liverpool is located 18 miles [29 km] to the north of Spafford.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chris Gedney<1>
  • Thomas Gold
    • Astronomer, geoscientist. He was born in Vienna (Austria) on May 22, 1920 (a Saturday) and died in Ithaca (NY) on June 22, 2004 (a Tueday) at the age of 84. He is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (Tompkins County, New York).
    • Ithaca is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Gold<1>
  • Forbes Heermans
    • Author. He was born in Syracuse (NY) on October 25, 1856 (a Saturday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on September 18, 1928 (a Tueday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Onondaga County, New York).
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Forbes Heermans<1>
  • Louise Henry
    • Born: Jessie Louise Hieman
    • Actress. She was born in Syracuse (NY) on June 14, 1911 (a Wednesday) and died in New York (NY) on February 17, 1967 (a Friday) at the age of 55. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louise Henry<1>
  • Michael Andrew 'Peanuts' Hucko
  • Michael R. 'Mike' Mansell
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Auburn (NY) on January 15, 1858 (a Friday) and died in Auburn (NY) on December 4, 1902 (a Thursday) at the age of 44. He is buried at St. Josephs Cemetery (Cayuga County, New York).
    • Auburn is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Spafford.
    • Auburn is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Michael R. 'Mike' Mansell<1>
  • Helen Mayer
    • Author. She was born in Syracuse (NY) on June 16, 1907 (a Sunday) and died in New York (NY) on April 3, 1999 (a Saturday) at the age of 91. She is buried at Beth El Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Helen Mayer<1>
  • Patrick Henry 'Harry' McCormick
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Syracuse (NY) on October 25, 1855 (a Thursday) and died in Syracuse (NY) on August 8, 1889 (a Thursday) at the age of 33. We don't have any burial details.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Syracuse is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Spafford.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Patrick Henry 'Harry' McCormick<1>
  • John Joseph McGraw

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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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