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Notable Births & Deaths for Morgantown ...

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

  • Ellen Arthur
    • Wife President of Chester A. Arthur (1881 - 1885) - she died a year before he began his Presidency. She was born in Culpeper (VA) on August 30, 1837 (a Wednesday) and died on January 12, 1880 (a Monday) at the age of 42. She is buried at Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany County, New York).
    • Culpeper is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the south of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Arthur<1>
  • Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie
    • Professional baseball. He was born in Warrenton (VA) on September 11, 1868 (a Friday) and died in Baltimore (MD) on October 30, 1935 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67.
    • Warrenton is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie<1>
  • Patsy Cline
    • Born: Virginia Patterson Hensley
    • Singer, songwriter. She was born in Winchester (VA) on September 8, 1932 (a Thursday) and died in Camden (TN) on March 5, 1963 (a Tueday) at the age of 30.
    • Winchester is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Patsy Cline<1>
  • Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford
    • Full name: Ernest Jennings Ford
    • Singer, TV Host, Radio announcer. He was born in Bristol (TN) on February 13, 1919 (a Thursday) and died in Reston (VA) on October 17, 1991 (a Thursday) at the age of 72.
    • Reston is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford<1>
  • Elizabeth Monroe
    • Wife and First Lady to the Presidency of James Monroe (1817 - 1825). She was born on June 30, 1768 (a Thursday) and died in Aldie (VA) on September 23, 1830 (a Thursday) at the age of 62. She is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
    • Aldie is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Monroe<1>
  • Willard Scott
    • Full name: Willard Herman Scott, Jr.
    • Weather personality, actor, author. He was born on March 7, 1934 (a Wednesday) and died in Delaplane (VA) on September 4, 2021 (a Saturday) at the age of 87.
    • Delaplane is located 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest of Morgantown.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Scott<1>

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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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