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Notable Births & Deaths for New Point ...

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

  • Bill Bailey
  • Pearl Mae Bailey
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • George Samuel Hughes, Sr.
    • Professional football. He was born in Norfolk (VA) on August 19, 1925 (a Wednesday) and died in Hampton (VA) on February 5, 2009 (a Thursday) at the age of 83. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Norfolk City, Virginia).
    • Norfolk is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the south of New Point.
    • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of New Point.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Samuel Hughes, Sr.<1>
  • Mary Winston Jackson
    • Mathematician, engineer. She was born in Hampton (VA) on April 9, 1921 (a Saturday) and died in Hampton (VA) on February 11, 2005 (a Friday) at the age of 83.
    • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of New Point.
    • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of New Point.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Winston Jackson<1>
  • Katherine Johnson
    • Mathematician. She was born in White Sulphur Springs (WV) on August 26, 1918 (a Monday) and died in Newport News (VA) on February 24, 2020 (a Monday) at the age of 101. We don't have any burial details.
    • Newport News is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of New Point.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Katherine Johnson<1>
  • Ron Springs
  • Dwight White
    • Full name: Dwight Lynn White
    • Professional football. He was born in Hampton (VA) on July 30, 1949 (a Saturday) and died in Pittsburgh (PA) on June 6, 2008 (a Friday) at the age of 58. The body was cremated.
    • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of New Point.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dwight White<1>

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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: findagrave.com.




 

 

 


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