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

  • William H. 'Dad' Clarke
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Oswego (NY) on January 7, 1865 (a Saturday) and died in Lorain (OH) on June 3, 1911 (a Saturday) at the age of 46. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Lorain County, Ohio).
    • Oswego is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Sterling.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William H. 'Dad' Clarke<1>
  • Lawrence Thomas 'Tom' Farley
  • 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Sterling.
    • Syracuse is located 31 miles [49.9 km] to the southeast of Sterling.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chris Gedney<1>
  • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Sterling.
    • Auburn is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Sterling.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Michael R. 'Mike' Mansell<1>
  • Morgan Andrew Robertson
  • Ted Wilks
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Fulton (NY) on November 13, 1915 (a Saturday) and died in Houston (TX) on August 21, 1989 (a Monday) at the age of 73. He is buried at Forest Park East Cemetery (Harris County, Texas).
    • Fulton is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Sterling.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ted Wilks<1>

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<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:


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