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Notable Births & Deaths for Spencertown ...

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

  • Ezra Ames
    • Artist. He was born in Framingham (MA) on May 5, 1768 (a Thursday) and died in Albany (NY) on February 23, 1836 (a Tueday) at the age of 67. He is buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York).
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ezra Ames<1>
  • Mark Henry Belanger
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsfield (MA) on June 8, 1944 (a Thursday) and died in New York (NY) on October 6, 1998 (a Tueday) at the age of 54.
    • Pittsfield is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mark Henry Belanger<1>
  • Sara Berner
  • Nick Brignola
    • Musician. He was born in Troy (NY) on July 17, 1936 (a Friday) and died in Albany (NY) on February 8, 2002 (a Friday) at the age of 65.
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nick Brignola<1>
  • Richard D. Buckley
  • Michael E. 'Mike' Burke
  • Andrew Carnegie
    • Industrialist, philanthropist. He was born in Dunfermline (Scotland) on November 25, 1835 (a Wednesday) and died in Lenox (MA) on August 11, 1919 (a Monday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
    • Lenox is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Carnegie<1>
  • Colonel Gerald Paul 'Jerry' Carr
    • Astronaut - Skylab 3, USMC, aeronautical engineer. He was born in Denver (CO) on August 22, 1932 (a Monday) and died in Albany (NY) on August 26, 2020 (a Wednesday) at the age of 88. We don't have any burial details.
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Colonel Gerald Paul 'Jerry' Carr<1>
  • William H. 'Bill' Craver
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Troy (NY) in June 1844 and died in Troy (NY) on June 17, 1901 (a Monday). He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Rensselaer County, New York).
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William H. 'Bill' Craver<1>
  • Charles 'Chas' Crocker
    • Railroad tycoon, industrialist. He was born in Troy (NY) on September 16, 1822 (a Monday) and died in Monterey (CA) on August 14, 1888 (a Tueday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Mountain View Cemetery (Alameda County, California).
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles 'Chas' Crocker<1>
  • John Cunniff
    • Professional hockey. He was born in South Boston (MA) on July 9, 1944 (a Sunday) and died in Albany (NY) on May 10, 2002 (a Friday) at the age of 57. He is buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Cunniff<1>
  • James H. 'Jim' Devlin
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Troy (NY) on April 16, 1866 (a Monday) and died in Troy (NY) on December 14, 1900 (a Friday) at the age of 34. He is buried at St. John Cemetery (Rensselaer County, New York).
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James H. 'Jim' Devlin<1>
  • Jack 'Legs' Diamond
  • Johnny Evers
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Troy (NY) on July 21, 1881 (a Thursday) and died in Albany (NY) on March 28, 1947 (a Friday) at the age of 65.
    • Troy is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Spencertown.
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Evers<1>
  • John Francis 'Jack' Ferry
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsfield (MA) on April 7, 1887 (a Thursday) and died in Pittsfield (MA) on August 29, 1954 (a Sunday) at the age of 67.
    • Pittsfield is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spencertown.
    • Pittsfield is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Francis 'Jack' Ferry<1>
  • Carmen Filpi
    • Actor. He was born in Pittsfield (MA) on March 22, 1923 (a Thursday) and died in Washington, DC on May 9, 2003 (a Friday) at the age of 80.
    • Pittsfield is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Filpi<1>
  • Dorothy Frooks
  • William Gibson
    • Playwright, author. He was born in New York (NY) on November 13, 1914 (a Friday) and died in Stockbridge (MA) on November 25, 2008 (a Tueday) at the age of 94. The body was cremated.
    • Stockbridge is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Gibson<1>
  • Ulysses Franklin Grant
  • Billy 'Flash' Harrell
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Norristown (PA) on July 18, 1928 (a Wednesday) and died in Albany (NY) on May 6, 2014 (a Tueday) at the age of 85. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Rensselaer County, New York).
    • Albany is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Spencertown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Billy 'Flash' Harrell<1>
  • Mary Hannah Hanchett Hunt

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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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