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Notable Births & Deaths for Mount Pleasant ...

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

  • John Wilkes Booth
    • Presidental assassin, actor. He was born in Bel Air (MD) on January 10, 1838 (a Wednesday) and died in Port Royal (VA) on April 26, 1865 (a Wednesday) at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
    • Port Royal is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Mount Pleasant.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<1>
  • James Madison
    • 4th President of the US (1809 - 1817). He was born in Port Conway (VA) on March 16, 1751 (a Tueday) and died in Montpelier Station (VA) on June 28, 1836 (a Tueday) at the age of 85.
    • Port Conway is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Mount Pleasant.
    • Montpelier Station is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the west of Mount Pleasant.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<1>
  • Zachary Taylor
    • 12th President of the US (1849 - 1850, died in office due to illness). He was born in Orange (VA) on November 24, 1784 (a Wednesday) and died in Washington, DC on July 9, 1850 (a Tueday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky).
    • Orange is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Mount Pleasant.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Zachary Taylor<1>

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The official website for Spotsylvania County: www.spotsylvania.va.us/

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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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