Cemetery Personalities & Biographies

Biographical information about note-worthy and out-standing Cemetery inhabitants

 

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Our official list of the Cemetery’s most note-worthy and out-standing inhabitants

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charley-hurt-headshotCharles Fuqua “Charley” Hurt (1931–2016)

Cemetery board member and engineer for construction projects 1997–2006

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Labby.Pleasant.headshotPleasant Labby (1792–1869)

Tobacconist, mayor, and Lynchburg’s first Universalist preacher

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Caroline F. R. Morford Morgan (1805-1883)

The definitive biography of a Lynchburg woman truly ahead of her time

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Virginia Marie Cabell Randolph (1876–1962)

Teacher, community leader, and founder of “Lynchburg’s Hull House”

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Phillip Pleasant Whiteley (c.1845-1937)

The only known Cemetery resident who joined the Union Army during the Civil War by escaping from slavery

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