Woodlawn Cemetery (Canandaigua, New York)
|Location||130 N. Pearl St, Canandaigua, New York|
|Area||64.4 acres (26.1 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||14000914|
|Added to NRHP||November 12, 2014|
- This article refers to the Woodlawn Cemetery in Canandaigua, New York. For other uses, see Woodlawn Cemetery (disambiguation).
In June 1884, officers and trustees were elected and the original 28 acres (110,000 m2) of land were purchased from Lucius Wilcox. Over the years, people left adjacent land to the cemetery which now totals 64.4 acres (261,000 m2) in the city and 7 acres (28,000 m2) in the town of Canandaigua and serves as a burial site for more than 13,000 people.
- Myron Holley Clark (1806-1892) - Governor of New York
- Francis Granger (1792-1868) - Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Postmaster General; candidate for U.S. Vice President (1836)
- Gideon Granger (1767-1822) - New York State Senator and U.S. Postmaster General
- Elbridge Gerry Lapham (1814-1890) - Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and United States Senate
- John Raines (1840-1909) - New York State Senator and member of the U.S. House of Representatives
- Frederick Ferris Thompson (1836-1899) - notable banker, co-founder of predecessor banks to Citibank and JP Morgan Chase
- Mary Clark Thompson (1835-1923) - philanthropist
- Stanton Davis Kirkham (1868-1944) - author
- Walter Knapp - the first licensed Navy helicopter pilot.
- Artists Lydia Atwater, Frank Hutchens and Charles Dickens Wader
- Edward Francis Winslow, a Civil War general, who died at Sonnenberg while visiting Mary Clark Thompson and her banker husband, Frederick Ferris Thompson
- List of cemeteries in New York
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Ontario County, New York
- "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 11/10/14 through 11/14/14. National Park Service. 2014-11-21.
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