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Notable Births & Deaths for Mount Airy ...

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

  • Joseph Cotton
    • Full name: Joseph Cheshire Cotton, Jr.
    • Actor. He was born in Petersburg (VA) on May 15, 1905 (a Monday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on February 6, 1994 (a Sunday) at the age of 88. He is buried at Blandford Cemetery (Petersburg City, Virginia).
    • Petersburg is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Cotton<1>
  • Joseph Cotton
    • Full name: Joseph Cheshire Cotton, Jr.
    • Actor. He was born in Petersburg (VA) on May 15, 1905 (a Monday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on February 6, 1994 (a Sunday) at the age of 88. He is buried at Blandford Cemetery (Petersburg City, Virginia).
    • Petersburg is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Cotton<1>
  • Jimmy Dean
    • Full name: Jimmy Ray Dean
    • Singer, actor, TV Host, businessman. He was born in Olton (TX) on August 10, 1928 (a Friday) and died in Varina (VA) on June 13, 2010 (a Sunday) at the age of 81.
    • Varina is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jimmy Dean<1>
  • William Henry Harrison
    • 9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness). He was born in Charles City (VA) on February 9, 1773 (a Tueday) and died in Washington, DC on April 4, 1841 (a Sunday) at the age of 68.
    • Charles City is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry Harrison<1>
  • Martha Skelton Jefferson
    • Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809). She was born in Charles City (VA) on October 30, 1748 (a Wednesday) and died on September 6, 1782 (a Friday) at the age of 33. She is buried at Monticello Graveyard (Albemarle County, Virginia).
    • Charles City is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Skelton Jefferson<1>
  • Moses Eugene Malone
  • Ron Springs
  • Dr. Edgar Allan Toppin
    • Author, social reformer. He was born in Harlem (NY) on January 22, 1928 (a Sunday) and died in Ettrick (VA) on December 8, 2004 (a Wednesday) at the age of 76. He is buried at Blandford Cemetery (Petersburg City, Virginia).
    • Ettrick is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Edgar Allan Toppin<1>
  • John Tyler
    • 10th President of the US (1841 - 1845). He was born in Charles City (VA) on March 29, 1790 (a Monday) and died in Richmond (VA) on January 18, 1862 (a Saturday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
    • Charles City is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Mount Airy.
    • Richmond is located 31 miles [49.9 km] to the northwest of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Tyler<1>
  • Martha Washington
    • Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797). She was born in New Kent (VA) on June 13, 1731 (a Wednesday) and died in Mount Vernon (VA) on May 22, 1802 (a Saturday) at the age of 70.
    • New Kent is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Mount Airy.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Washington<1>

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The official website for Charles City County: www.co.charles-city.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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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