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  • Samuel Lovett Waldo (1783 - 1861)
    Samuel had fifteen children, five of whom died in infancy.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 5 2018, 21:46:49 UTC Samuel had fifteen children, five of whom died in infancy.
  • Col. (USA), William Barton Sipes (1831 - 1905)
    Civil War Union Army Officer. Captain, Company I, 2nd Pennsylvania (Three-Months) Infantry.Colonel, 7th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Aug 11 2018, 8:09:...
  • Frederick William MacMonnies (1863 - 1937)
    Frederick William MacMonnies (September 28, 1863 – March 22, 1937) was the best known expatriate American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts school, as successful and lauded in France as he was in the Unit...
  • Col James Harvey Blood (1833 - 1885)
    James Harvey Blood (29 Dec 1833-29 Dec 1885) was a former Commander of the 6th Missouri Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was promoted from Lt. Colonel to Colonel, and he w...
  • Col. Irving Montgomery Avery, USA (1832 - 1909)
    In 1861, he, with William B. Barton, raised and largely equipped the 48th regiment of New York volunteers; he went to the front as regimental quartermaster; was soon made quartermaster of the second br...

Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Kings County, New York. It was granted National Historic Landmark status in 2006 by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Located in Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn, it lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park, between Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Kensington, and Sunset Park. Paul Goldberger in The New York Times, wrote that it was said "it is the ambition of the New Yorker to live upon the Fifth Avenue, to take his airings in the Park, and to sleep with his fathers in Green-Wood".

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