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

  • Charlie Daniels
    • Full name: Charles Edward Daniels
    • Musician, singer, songwriter. He was born in Wilmington (NC) on October 28, 1936 (a Wednesday) and died in Hermitage (TN) on July 6, 2020 (a Monday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens (Wilson County, Tennessee).
    • Hermitage is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charlie Daniels<1>
  • Andrew Jackson
    • 7th President of the US (1829 - 1837). He was born in Waxhaw (NC) on March 15, 1767 (a Sunday) and died in Hermitage (TN) on June 8, 1845 (a Sunday) at the age of 78.
    • Hermitage is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Jackson<1>
  • Sarah Yorke-Jackson
    • Daughter-in-law of Andrew Jackson - following the illness of Rachel Donelson Jackson, Sarah served as the de facto First Lady for Andrew Jackson during his Presidency (1829 - 1837). She was born in Philadelphia (PA) on July 16, 1803 (a Saturday) and died in Hermitage (TN) on August 23, 1887 (a Tueday) at the age of 84. We don't have any burial details.
    • Hermitage is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Corinth.
  • George F. McCorkle
  • Bill Miner
    • Full name: Ezra Allen Miner
    • Outlaw, train and stagecoach robber. He was born in Bowling Green (KY) on September 22, 1843 (a Friday) and died in Milledgeville (GA) on September 2, 1914 (a Wednesday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Memory Hill Cemetery (Baldwin County, Georgia).
    • Bowling Green is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill Miner<1>
  • Roy Orbison
    • Full name: Roy Kelton Orbison
    • Singer, songwriter. He was born in Vernon (TX) on April 23, 1936 (a Thursday) and died in Hendersonville (TN) on December 6, 1988 (a Tueday) at the age of 52. He is buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
    • Hendersonville is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roy Orbison<1>
  • Leon Russell
    • Born: Claude Russell Bridges
    • Musician, sognwriter, producer. He was born in Lawton (OK) on April 2, 1942 (a Thursday) and died in Hermitage (TN) on November 13, 2016 (a Sunday) at the age of 74. He is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery (Tulsa County, Oklahoma).
    • Hermitage is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leon Russell<1>
  • Jim Varney
    • Full name: James Albert Varney
    • Actor. He was born in Lexington (KY) on June 15, 1949 (a Wednesday) and died in White House (TN) on February 10, 2000 (a Thursday) at the age of 50. He is buried at Lexington Cemetery (Fayette County, Kentucky).
    • White House is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Corinth.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Varney<1>
  • Marion 'Lady Marion' Worth

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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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