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

  • Eugenie Besserer
    • Actress. She was born in Watertown (NY) on December 25, 1868 (a Friday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on May 28, 1934 (a Monday) at the age of 65. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
    • Watertown is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Sterlingville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eugenie Besserer<1>
  • William B. 'Bill' Goodenough
  • Walter Hunt
    • Inventor. He was born in Martinsburg (NY) on July 29, 1796 (a Friday) and died in New York (NY) on June 8, 1859 (a Wednesday) at the age of 62. He is buried at Green - Wood Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
    • Martinsburg is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Sterlingville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Hunt<1>
  • Scotty Mattraw
  • Tommy Ryan
    • Born: Joseph Youngs
    • Professional boxer. He was born in Redwood (NY) on March 31, 1870 (a Thursday) and died in Van Nuys (CA) on August 3, 1948 (a Tueday) at the age of 78. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
    • Redwood is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Sterlingville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tommy Ryan<1>
  • Mary Wiseman See
    • Candy maker, Founder of See's Candy. She was born on September 16, 1854 (a Saturday) and died in Gananoque (ON) on July 31, 1939 (a Monday) at the age of 84. She is buried at Willow Bank Cemetery (Leeds and Grenville County, Ontario).
    • Gananoque is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Sterlingville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Wiseman See<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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