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Notable Births & Deaths for Sweden ...

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

  • Isabella MacDonald Alden
  • Susan B. Anthony
    • Suffragette, activist. She was born in Adams (MA) on February 15, 1820 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on March 13, 1906 (a Tueday) at the age of 86. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Susan B. Anthony<1>
  • Carmen Basilio
    • Professional boxer. He was born in Canastota (NY) on April 2, 1927 (a Saturday) and died in Rochester (NY) on November 7, 2012 (a Wednesday) at the age of 85. He is buried at St. Agatha Cemetery (Madison County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carmen Basilio<1>
  • Barney Bernard
  • Louise Brooks
    • Full name: Mary Louise Brooks
    • Actress, author. She was born in Cherryvale (KS) on November 14, 1906 (a Wednesday) and died in Rochester (NY) on August 8, 1985 (a Thursday) at the age of 78. She is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louise Brooks<1>
  • Cabell 'Cab' Calloway
  • Walter Cassebeer
    • Artist. He was born in Rochester (NY) on November 20, 1884 (a Thursday) and died in Greece (NY) on November 13, 1963 (a Wednesday) at the age of 79. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Greece is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Cassebeer<1>
  • Edythe Chapman
  • Nancy Coleman
    • Actress. She was born in Everett (WA) on December 30, 1912 (a Monday) and died in Brockport (NY) on January 18, 2000 (a Tueday) at the age of 87. She is buried at Lakeview Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Brockport is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nancy Coleman<1>
  • Paul Cook, Jr.
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Caledonia (NY) on May 5, 1863 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on May 25, 1905 (a Thursday) at the age of 42. He is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Caledonia is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Sweden.
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Paul Cook, Jr.<1>
  • Emma Lampert Cooper
    • Artist. She was born in Nunda (NY) on February 24, 1855 (a Saturday) and died in Pittsford (NY) on July 30, 1920 (a Friday) at the age of 65. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Nunda is located 40 miles [64.4 km] to the south of Sweden.
    • Pittsford is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emma Lampert Cooper<1>
  • Adelaide Crapsey
  • Charles Sebastian 'Red' Dooin
  • Emeline Abbey Dunn
    • Artist. She was born in Rochester (NY) on May 26, 1859 (a Thursday) and died in Rochester (NY) on February 17, 1929 (a Sunday) at the age of 69. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emeline Abbey Dunn<1>
  • Ross Emil 'Tex' Erwin
  • Duverne Konrick Farsace
  • Sarah Davids Bills Fish
    • Abolitionist, activist. She was born in Union (NJ) on September 11, 1798 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on November 7, 1868 (a Saturday) at the age of 70. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sarah Davids Bills Fish<1>
  • Elizabeth Hollister Frost
    • Author, poet. She was born in Rochester (NY) on March 1, 1887 (a Tueday) and died in Rochester (NY) on April 9, 1958 (a Wednesday) at the age of 71. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Hollister Frost<1>
  • John W. Glenn
    • Major League Baseball. He was born in Rochester (NY) in January 1850 and died on November 10, 1888 (a Saturday). We don't have any burial details.
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John W. Glenn<1>
  • Seth Green
    • Inventor. He was born in Irondequoit (NY) on March 19, 1817 (a Wednesday) and died in Rochester (NY) on August 18, 1888 (a Saturday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery (Monroe County, New York).
    • Irondequoit is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Rochester is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Sweden.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Seth Green<1>
  • Henry Knight 'Heine' Groh

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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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