Cemetery Map
Washington, D.C. – The Early Years
1. Alexander de Bodisco—Ambassador from Russia 1838-1854. Lot 3961/2
2. John Eaton—Senator (Tenn.) Secretary of War (Pres. Jackson) Minister to Spain. Lot 79
3. Philip Barton Key—Uncle of Francis Scott Key. Lot 834
4. Edward Linthicum—Dumbarton Oaks owner; founded Linthicum Institute for Young Boys. Lot 150
5. William Marbury—Son of Marbury v. Madison. Lot 151
6. The Peter family—Descendants of Martha Washington; owned Tudor Place. Lot 1044, 1045
7. John Peter Van Ness—Senator (New York) Married Marcia Burnes who spearheaded many charitable efforts; their mausoleum designed by George Hadfield originally on H St. between 9th & 10th Sts. Moved to Oak Hill in 1870. Lot 173 East

Oak Hill Cemetery – The Early Years
8. William Wilson Corcoran—Founder of Oak Hill, Corcoran Gallery of Art; Co-founder of the Riggs National Bank; His mausoleum designed by Thomas U. Walter, an Architect of the Capitol. Lots 1-15
9. Capt. George F. de la Roche—Engineer who graded & plotted Oak Hill Cemetery. Lot 306
10. Eleanor Washington—First person buried in Oak Hill Cemetery. Lot 50
11. Renwick Chapel—Built in 1850 & designed by James Renwick, designer of Smithsonian Castle & St. Patrick’s in New York City. Ellipse
12. Gatehouse—Residence of Superintendent of cemetery and office; Designed in Italiante style and probably built in 1850. 30th Street Entrance
13. Davidson Family—Early owners of Evermay estate; ten acres purchased from them became east side of cemetery. Davidson Circle
Women of Interest
14. Marcia Burnes Van Ness—Founded Washington Orphan Asylum in 1815; daughter of David Burnes who owned land where downtown Washington and White House stand; Died of cholera contracted while nursing epidemic victims. Lot 173 East
15. Peggy O’Neal Eaton—Tavern keeper’s daughter who married Sen. John Eaton (Tenn.); Her conduct caused split in Pres. Andrew Jackson’s cabinet. Reportedly, she wanted her tombstone to read, “She was never dull.” (She has no tombstone). Lot 79
16. Mary Cogswell Kinney—Comforted Mary Lincoln following the President’s assassination. Her likeness carved on monument. Lot 931
17. Myrtilla Miner—Established 1st school for black girls in Washington. Miner Teacher’s College named for her. Lot 439 East
18. E.D.E.N. (Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitt) Southworth—Georgetown resident who wrote over 70 romance novels. Lot 534
19. Lillie Mackall—Confederate spy. Member of Rose O’Neal Greenhow spy ring. Lot 437
20. Antonia Ford Willard—Confederate spy. Fell in love with her captor Gen. Joseph Willard on way to Fairfax Courthouse prison; later married him. Lot 689
21. Bettie Duval (Webb)—Confederate spy. Hid messages in her luxuriant hair. Member of Rose O’Neal Greenhow spy ring. Lot 326 East

Civil War Notables (non-military)
22. Edwin Stanton—Lincoln’s Secretary of War. Lot 675
23. Henry Addision—Civil War Mayor of Georgetown. Lot 18
24. William Thomas Carroll—Clerk of U.S. Supreme Court; Willie Lincoln place in his family mausoleum. Lot 292
25. Richard T . Merrick—Attorney for John Surratt, Lincoln assassination conspirator. Lot 635
26. John Nicolay—Lincoln’s secretary and biographer. Lot 273 East
27. Richard Wallach—Civil War Mayor of D.C. Lot 278
28. Andrew Wylie—Judge of Supreme Court of DC; issued writ of habeas corpus for Mrs. Surratt, but Pres. Johnson suspended it. Lot 695
29. Willie (William Wallace) Lincoln—President’s son who died in 1862; removed from Oak Hill when President assassinated. Lot 292
30. David Yulee—U.S. Senator from Fla. Built east-west railroad in Fla. Spent more time in prison than anyone during Civil War except Jefferson Davis. Lot 366 East
31. Jefferson Davis—President of Confederate States of America; Infant son buried in 1854; removed in 1893. Lot 325

Civil War Notables (military)
32. Gen. Joseph K. Barnes—Surgeon General who attended President Lincoln on night he was assassinated. Lot 628
33. Gen. William Birney—Union General. Lot 67 East
34. Gen. Samuel Sprigg Carroll—Union General; son of William Thomas Carroll. Lot 292
35. Gen. Samuel Powhatan Carter—Only person to be both a general in U.S. Army & Admiral in U.S. Navy. Lot 822
36. Maj. Gen. Charles Griffin—Union General; commander of West Point unit at First Bull Run; son-in-law of Wm. Thomas Carroll. Lot 292
37. Brig. Gen. Albert Pike—Confederate General. Removed from Oak Hill to Masonic Temple in Washington, DC in Dec., 1944. Lot 541 East
38. Lt. Walter Gibson Peter—Member of Peter family of Tudor Place; hanged as a spy with his cousin in Franklin, Tenn. in 1863. Lot 578
39. Col. William Orton Williams—Member of Peter family of Tudor Place; hanged as a spy with his cousin Walter Gibson Peter in 1863; he was engaged to Robert E. Lee’s daughter. Lot 578
40. Brig. Gen. George Ramsay—Union General. Lot 270
41. Maj. Gen. Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox—Confederate General. Lot 459 East
42. Maj. Gen. Jesse Reno—Union General. Killed at Battle of South Mountain (Maryland). Lot 686
43. Brig. Gen. Joseph Pannell Taylor—Union General. Brother of President Zachary Taylor. Lot 563
44. Brig. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas—Union General. Named Sec. of War by Pres. Andrew Johnson. Lot 259
45. Gen. Joseph Willard—Union General. Later was proprietor with his brother of the Willard Hotel; married a Confederate spy (Antonio Ford) after arresting her. Lot 689
46. John Harris—Civil War Commandant of the Marines. Lot 568
47. Gen. Henry C. Maynadier—Union General. Lot 825
48. Adm. John B. Montgomery—Commanding officer of Washington Navy Yard; took charge of John Wilkes Booth’s body. Lot 772
49. Gen. Seth Eastman—Union General. Lot 652
50. Gen. Richard D. Cutts—Union General. Lot 407

Artists, Writers, Inventors, Designers
51. Herman Hollerith—Inventor of the punch card. Lot 654 East
52. Paul Pelz—Designer of the Library of Congress. Lot 992
53. Joseph Henry—Discovered electromagnetism; 1st Secretary of Smithsonian Institution. Henry Crescent
54. Jacob Fussell—Opened 1st wholesale ice cream house in the country (1851). Lot 149 East
55. Adolph Class—Architect of Agriculture Dept; Washington Penitentiary (where Lincoln conspirators were hanged) Army Medical Museum. Lot 161 East
56. John Joyce—Poet who claimed authorship of “Laugh and the World Laughs with you.” Bronze bust of poet by Jerome Connor. Lot 444 East
57. Henry Ulke—Portrait painter (Pres. Grant hangs in White House, “Boss” Shepherd, James G. Blaine, Sec. Stanton) a boarder at Peterson House where Lincoln died. Lot 483 East
58. John Howard Payne—Author of the words to “Home Sweet Home”; Chronicled the removal of Cherokee Indians from NC to Oklahoma. Ellipse
59. William Tyler Page—Author of the American Creed. Lot 635 East
60. Horace Capron— Agricultural Department Commissioner who helped develop mineral and agricultural resources on island of Hokkaido, Japan. Lot 360 East

Revolutionary War
61. Major John Adlum—Revolutionary War soldier and Captain in War of 1812; developed the Catawba grape. Lot 133
62. Rev. Stephen Bloomer Balch—Revolutionary War soldier; Pastor of Georgetown Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. Lot 632 1/2
63. Lt. Col. Uriah Forrest—Served on Gen. Washington’s staff, member of Continental Congress and Third Congress. Lot 255 East

Contemporary America
64. Dean Acheson—President Truman’s Secretary of State. Chapel Lot 18
65. David K. E. Bruce—Ambassador to France, England and West Germany. Chapel Lot 19
66. Philip Graham—Publisher of Washington Post. His wife Katharine succeeded him as Chairman and Publisher. Chapel Lot 24
67. Edward Douglass White—Chief Justice of the United States. Lot 600 East.
68. John and Ella Sevier—He was ancestor of Governor of Tennessee; She left property at 1515 32nd St. “Sevier House” to Episcopal Church as home for elderly to memorialize his ancestor. Lot 981