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Notable Births & Deaths for Nokesville ...

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Nokesville. 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ellen Arthur<1>
  • Wernher Von Braun
    • Scientist. He was born in Wielkopolskie (Poland) on March 23, 1912 (a Saturday) and died in Alexandria (VA) on June 16, 1977 (a Thursday) at the age of 65. We don't have any burial details.
    • Alexandria is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wernher Von Braun<1>
  • Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie
  • Roy Buchanan
  • Chet Bulger
    • Born: Chester Noyes Bulger
    • Professional football. He was born in Rumford (ME) on September 18, 1917 (a Tueday) and died in Fairfax (VA) on February 19, 2009 (a Thursday) at the age of 91.
    • Fairfax is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chet Bulger<1>
  • Sandra Bullock
    • Full name: Sandra Annette Bullock
    • Oscar winning actress. She was born in Arlington (VA) on July 26, 1964 (a Sunday)
    • Arlington is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
  • 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ernie 'Tennessee Ernie' Ford<1>
  • Grace Hopper
    • Born: Grace Brewster Murray
    • Rear Admiral, computer scientist, mathematician. She was born on December 9, 1906 (a Sunday) and died in Arlington (VA) on January 1, 1992 (a Wednesday) at the age of 85. She is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia).
    • Arlington is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Grace Hopper<1>
  • Elaine Konigsburg
    • Born: Elaine Lobl Konigsburg
    • Author. She was born on February 10, 1930 (a Monday) and died in Falls Church (VA) on April 19, 2013 (a Friday) at the age of 83. She is buried at Ponte Vedra Valley Cemetery (Saint Johns County, Florida).
    • Falls Church is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elaine Konigsburg<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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Elizabeth Monroe<1>
  • Roger Mudd
    • Full name: Roger Harrison Mudd
    • Broadcast Journalist. He was born in Washington, DC on February 9, 1928 (a Thursday) and died in McLean (VA) on March 9, 2010 (a Tueday) at the age of 82. We don't have any burial details.
    • McLean is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Roger Mudd<1>
  • John 'Mean John' Paluck
    • Professional football. He was born in Swoyersville (PA) on May 23, 1935 (a Thursday) and died in Fairfax (VA) on April 22, 2003 (a Tueday) at the age of 67.
    • Fairfax is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John 'Mean John' Paluck<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 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Willard Scott<1>
  • Clarice Taylor
    • Actress. She was born in Buckingham (VA) on September 20, 1917 (a Thursday) and died in Englewood (NJ) on May 30, 2011 (a Monday) at the age of 93. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
    • Buckingham is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northeast of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Clarice Taylor<1>
  • Wernher von Braun
    • Full name: Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun
    • Scientist. He was born in Wyrzysk (Poland) on March 23, 1912 (a Saturday) and died in Alexandria (VA) on June 16, 1977 (a Thursday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (Alexandria City, Virginia).
    • Alexandria is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Wernher von Braun<1>
  • George Washington
    • 1st President of the US (1789 - 1797). He was born in Colonial Beach (VA) on February 22, 1732 (a Friday) and died in Mount Vernon (VA) on December 14, 1799 (a Saturday) at the age of 67.
    • Mount Vernon is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington<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.
    • Mount Vernon is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the east of Nokesville.
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Washington<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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