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Judge Roy Bean ("The Law West of the Pecos") (c.1825 - 1903)

"The Hanging Judge"

Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos". Ac...

4/25/2015 9/3/2015

Gracie Watson (1883 - 1889)

Perhaps the most endearing of all ghost stories in Savannah, Georgia is that of little Gracie Watson. An ambassador to Savannah both in life and from beyond the grave, Gracie has won the affe...

5/27/2015 5/27/2015

Dolly Madison, First Lady of the USA MP (1768 - 1849)

"Dolly Madison", "Dolley Payne /Todd/", "/Dolley/", "Dolley Todd /Madison/", "Dolley Madison", "dolley"

First Lady of the United States from 1809 to 1817. She also occasionally acted as what is now described as First Lady of the United States during the administration of Thomas Jefferson, fulfilling the ...

6/21/2007 4/12/2015

B. B. Williams (deceased)

President of Cooper Bessemer, Mount Vernon, Ohio Mr. and Mrs. Williams lived on a large estate on E. Gambier St. in Mount Vernon. A maid was found beaten to death in the yard of the BB William's Esta...

2/16/2015 2/16/2015

2nd Lt. David Burnes MP (1739 - 1799)


David Burnes has been referred to as David Burnes II, with his grandfather referred to as David Burnes I. This may have been initiated by historians to separate them. In several documents, David Burnes...

5/16/2009 1/23/2015

Gen. John Peter Van Ness, US Congress and Washington DC Mayor (1770 - 1846)

"Major General Van Ness"

From Wikipedia... He was elected as a Democratic-Republican to New York's 6th congressional district for the 7th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John Bird an...

7/27/2011 1/23/2015

Frances Hovey (1747 - 1816)

At the death of Frances in 1816, sister of Dr. Hovey's first wife, Mary, the doctor was married again, to a woman from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Folklore claims that the ghosts of Ivory's first two w...

8/22/2011 11/14/2014

Mary Hovey (1745 - 1770)

At the death of his second wife, Frances (Mary's sister) in 1816, the Dr. Hovey was married again, to a woman from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Folklore claims that the ghosts of Ivory's first two wives...

2/14/2011 11/14/2014

Jonathan Carver MP (1710 - 1780)

Jonathan Carver (April 13, 1710 – January 31, 1780) was an American explorer and writer. He was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts and then moved with his family to Canterbury, Connecticut. He la...

8/20/2007 8/5/2014

Sarah O. Dooley MP (1846 - 1925)


Sallie May Dooley, Daughter Of The Old South A descendant of several old Virginia families, Sarah ("Sallie") O. May, the eighth of nine children, was born on June 7, 1846, in Lunenburg County at Locu...

7/7/2014 7/7/2014

Orrin F. Mast (deceased)

Mudhouse Mansion is located in Fairfield County, Ohio on Mudhouse Road. Mudhouse Road was named for the first brick-and-mortar building in the area; the old Mudhouse Tavern used to stand where Zane's T...

6/30/2014 6/30/2014

Bishop William M. Brown (1855 - 1937)

William Montgomery Brown (1855 – 1937), sometimes called "Bad Bishop" Brown, was an Anglican clergyman and author. Brown, of Galion, Ohio was consecrated a Bishop of the Episcopal Church, but is...

6/29/2014 6/29/2014

James Habersham, Jr. (1745 - 1799)

DAR A 048840, Patriotic Service, GA. DJAMES HABERSHAM, JR., merchant, actively opposed the revenue acts of Parliament in 1775. He served (as did John Habersham) on the board of Trustees created in 17...

9/26/2012 5/14/2014

Mary Elizabeth Surratt MP (c.1823 - 1865)


From : Mary Surratt was born Mary Elizabeth Jenkins in 1823, in the southern Maryland town of Waterloo. Mary’s birthplace was on what can now be considered Andrew’s Air ...

2/21/2009 4/25/2014

Hannah Harrison (c.1730 - 1745)

Haunted Berkeley Plantation Benjamin Harrison IV met his death at Berkley Plantation one rainy night when he tried to close a jammed window and was struck by lightning and killed instantly. Unfortu...

4/14/2008 2/11/2014

George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was an American lawyer, a Virginia judge, and a prominent opponent of slavery. He was the first law professor in the United States and a noted classical schola...

7/12/2008 12/20/2013

Anne Skipwith MP (1743 - 1779)

Lady Anne Skipwith attended at ball at the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia. She became miffed at her husband, Peyton Skipwith, and raced back to the Wythe house where she was staying at the...

5/29/2009 12/20/2013

Edward "Blackbeard" Teach MP (1680 - 1718)


Edward Teach (c. 1680 – 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was a notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies during th...

11/17/2009 12/20/2013

Ceilan Milo Spitzer (1849 - 1914)

Medina's Spitzer House Bed and Breakfast was built in 1890 by banker Ceilan Milo Spitzer. Today, a haunted room in the building is called Ceilan's Room. Two men can be heard talking in the dining room ...

12/20/2013 12/20/2013

Lucretia Rudolph Garfield, First Lady MP (1832 - 1918)

"First Lady", ""Crete""

Lucretia Rudolph-Garfield (April 19, 1832 – March 14, 1918), wife of James A. Garfield, was First Lady of the United States in 1881. Born in Hiram, Ohio, the daughter of Zebulon Rudolph, a f...

5/28/2007 12/20/2013

James A. Garfield was John Hibbard's 3rd Cousin As the last of the log cabin Presidents, James A. Garfield attacked political corruption and won back for the Presidency a measure of prestige it had l...

5/28/2007 12/20/2013

Hiram Mills Perkins (1833 - 1924)

OSU and Ohio Wesleyan's Perkins Observatory, located north of Columbus in Delaware County, just off Route 23, is haunted by its namesake, Hiram Perkins, OSU math professor and pig farmer. Dr. Hiram M...

12/20/2013 12/20/2013

Mary Stockum (b. - 1863)

The story begins in Tuscarawas Township, part of Coshocton County, in the late 1800's. Christopher Stockum and his wife Mary Ann lived together on a large farm. Together they raised nine children. Due ...

12/20/2013 12/20/2013

Henry Bouquet was born in Rolle, Switzerland in 1719. A member of a prominent family, Bouquet began his military career at age 17 as a cadet in a Swiss regiment in the army of the Dutch Republic. Promo...

12/11/2012 12/19/2013

Stuart Lathrop Pierson (1887 - 1905)

In 1905 Stuart Pierson was killed while pledging to this fraternity; he was struck by a train as he waited on a trestle over the Kokosing River. Whether or not a train was expected is not certain; ther...

12/19/2013 12/19/2013

Orrin Granger (1788 - 1821)

Orrin Granger built the Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio in 1812. Workers renovating the inn claim to have seen his ghost, dressed in blue.

7/12/2008 12/19/2013

Lucy Paradise (c.1752 - d.)

Loony Lucy Ludwell is rumored to be the spirit that haunts the Ludwell-Paradise House. The home is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and dates back to 1755, when it was featured in the Virgi...

7/5/2008 12/18/2013

Una Reilly Dickerson (1881 - 1959)

Una Reilly Dickerson was the wife of Nevada governor Denver Sylvester Dickerson. Una was the First Lady of Nevada from May 22, 1908 – January 2, 1911. After her husband's death, Una became a...

5/30/2013 5/30/2013

The "Unsinkable" Mollie Brown MP (1867 - 1932)

"Molly Brown", "Maggie Brown", "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", "Mrs. James J. Brown"

Margaret "Molly" Brown (née Tobin) (July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous due to her survival of the 1912 sinking of ...

4/26/2011 4/4/2013

Hutchins Gordon Burton (1774 or 1782 – 21 April 1836) was the 22nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1824 to 1827. Some sources indicate that he was not affiliated with any par...

3/22/2013 3/22/2013

Legend local to Marianna, FL has it that Elizabeth Jane Bellamy (Croom) died on her wedding night (11 May 1837) when her wedding dress caught fire. Her ghost still appears to this day. Elizabeth's husb...

7/16/2008 8/18/2012

Josefita Rebecca Otero (1880 - 1951)


Legend of the Las Lunas Ghost. From: In the early 1900s control of the mansion passed to Eduardo Otero. In the 1920s multiple improvements to the mansion were made, including the addition of a sola...

1/23/2012 1/26/2012

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (1809 - 1865)

"President", "16th President; Honest Abe", "Abe"

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

2/25/2007 12/7/2011

Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard (September 18, 1848 – May 29, 1927) was a composer and pianist, who also wrote under the pen name of Francis Grierson. He was born in Birkenhead, England, ...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Thomas Whaley (1823 - 1890)

Thomas Whaley (October 5, 1823–December 14, 1890) early settler of San Diego. Ghostly Encounters In the 1960s, The Whaley House was designated as an official Haunted House by the United ...

5/31/2011 10/31/2011

Anna Eloise Whaley (1837 - 1913)


Ghostly Encounters In the 1960s, The Whaley House was designated as an official Haunted House by the United States Commerce Department. The only other official haunted house in California is the Winc...

5/31/2011 10/31/2011

Kate Morgan (1865–1892) is an American who died under mysterious circumstances, and is thought by locals to be a ghost at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, CA. She was buried at nearby Mount H...

10/31/2011 10/31/2011

Marilyn Monroe MP 100 (1926 - 1962)

"MM", "The Blonde Bombshell", "Marilyn Monroe"

The Official Marilyn Monroe website [ ] All inquires for this profile must be directed to [ Jason Edward Kennedy ] or [ ] Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 at 9:30 ...

6/25/2007 10/31/2011

Clifton Webb (1893 - 1966)

"Clifton Webb"

WEBB, CLIFTON (Nov. 19, 1893-Oct. 13, 1966), American singer, dancer, and actor, was born Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck in Indianapolis, Ind. In 1896 his family moved to New York City, and there, when he ...

10/30/2011 10/30/2011

Nathanial Hawthorne (1804 - 1864)

Nathaniel Hawthorne born Nathaniel Hathorne born July 4, 1804, died May 19, 1864 Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer. Biography Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in 180...

12/13/2008 10/20/2011

Isaac Mishler (1849 - 1931)

10/5/2010 8/12/2011

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Aaron Burr, Jr . served as the third Vice President of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson (1801–1805) , and was the first vice president to neve...

3/17/2007 8/12/2011

Edgar Allan Poe MP 100 (1809 - 1849)

"Eddy", "A Bostonian", "Edgar Perry", "Edgar Allen Poe", "Little Eddie", "Eddie", "Ed"

Poe Museum Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for hi...

6/16/2007 8/12/2011

Margaret "Peggy" Arnold MP (1760 - 1804)


Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen (July 11, 1760 - August 24, 1804), was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold (following Margaret Mansfield, who died in 1775). Peggy's Childhood Peggy was ...

7/2/2007 8/12/2011

DAR Ancestor # is A067795 He was in the service of France with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. See - Wikipedia... Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (French pronuncia...

9/28/2011 8/12/2011

Elizabeth Roberts (1779 - 1847)

The death of George Emlen occurred November 23, 1812. His widow survived him eleven years, dying August 29, 1823. Their children were six in number, as follows: Anne, Elizabeth, George, William Fishbou...

7/28/2009 8/12/2011

Overview William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an English founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future U.S....

7/31/2007 8/12/2011

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

8/18/2007 8/12/2011

Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold, V MP (1741 - 1801)

"The Traitor"

Benedict Arnold V (January 14, 1741 – June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later defected to the Bri...

7/2/2007 8/12/2011

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

8/20/2007 8/12/2011

Betsy Ross MP (1752 - 1836)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A022879 . Elizabeth "Betsy" Griscom (1 January 1752 - 30 January 1836), popularly known as Betsy Ross , was the eighth of sevente...

12/3/2007 8/12/2011

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

2/24/2007 8/12/2011

Sid Vicious (1957 - 1979)

"John Simon Ritchie", "John Ritchie", "John Beverley", "Sid Vicious"

He was an English musician best known as the bassist of the influential punk rock group Sex Pistols. In 2006 he was inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Sex Pist...

8/25/2010 8/11/2011

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was a Nobel-prize winning American playwright. More than any other dramatist, O'Neill introduced American drama to the dramatic re...

6/15/2007 8/11/2011

Dylan Marlais Thomas MP (1914 - 1953)

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radi...

8/11/2011 8/11/2011

Bugsy Siegel MP (1906 - 1947)

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (born Benjamin Siegelbaum;[1] February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947) was an American gangster who was involved with the Genovese crime family. Siegel was a major driving forc...

3/22/2011 8/11/2011

Andrew Jackson Borden MP (1822 - 1892)

2. Andrew Jackson2 Borden (Abraham Bowen3, Richard4, Richard5, Thomas6, Richard7, John8, Richard9, Matthew10) was born in Fall River, Bristol, MA 13 Sep 1822. Andrew died 4 Aug 1892 in Fall River, Br...

1/22/2007 8/11/2011

Abigail Durfee Borden (1828 - 1892)


Step-mother of Lizzie Borden, and victim in the murders.

4/21/2009 8/11/2011

George Corwin (February 26, 1666 – April 12, 1696) was the High Sheriff of Essex County, Massachusetts during the Salem witch trials. George Corwin/Lydia Gedney Family Father: John Corwin ...

4/13/2009 8/11/2011

Giles Corey, Salem Witch MP (c.1621 - 1692)

"Cory or Coree"

Giles Corey (circa 1621 - 1692) - One of the six men to be executed during the Salem witch trials of 1692. Five were hanged after being convicted of witchcraft, but Giles Corey was pressed to death wit...

10/31/2008 8/11/2011

) Cassius Marcellus Clay (October 19, 1810 – July 22, 1903), nicknamed "The Lion of White Hall", was an emancipationist from Madison County, Kentucky, United States. He was a cousin of Henry C...

1/5/2008 8/11/2011

Sarah Lockwood Pardee MP (1839 - 1922)

Sarah Winchester Sarah Winchester, formerly Sarah Lockwood Pardee, married William Wirt Winchester on 30 September 1862. Despite the fact that the Civil War was then going on in the USA, the wedding ...

6/1/2007 8/11/2011