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Nuevo León
Mexico

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of U.S. Politicians in Nuevo León

Index to Locations

  • Unknown location
  • Monterrey Panteon Municipal Cemetery
  • Near Monterrey Unknown location


    Unknown Location
    Nuevo León
    Politicians buried here:
      Mosby Monroe Parsons (1822-1865) — also known as M. M. Parsons — of Missouri. Born in Charlottesville, Va., May 21, 1822. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1857-58; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed, along with Aaron H. Conrow and four others, by bandits in Nuevo León, August 15, 1865 (age 43 years, 86 days). Interment somewhere; cenotaph at Maplewood Cemetery, Charlottesville, Va.; cenotaph at Woodlawn Cemetery, Jefferson City, Mo.
      Relatives: Son of Gustavus Adolphus Parsons.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Panteon Municipal Cemetery
    Monterrey, Nuevo León
    Politicians buried here:
      Pendleton Murrah (1824-1865) — of Texas. Born in 1824. Governor of Texas, 1863-65. Died, from consumption, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, August 4, 1865 (age about 41 years). Interment at Panteon Municipal Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Near Monterrey, Nuevo León
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    Thomas L. Hamer Thomas Lyon Hamer (1800-1846) — also known as Thomas L. Hamer — of Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio. Born in Northumberland County, Pa., July, 1800. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1825, 1828-29; Speaker of the Ohio State House of Representatives, 1829; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1828; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1833-39; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War. Nominated Ulysses S. Grant to be a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Died in the military service, probably from dysentery, at Monterrey, Nuevo León, December 2, 1846 (age 46 years, 0 days). Original interment somewhere; reinterment at Old Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Ohio; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Uncle of Thomas Ray Hamer (1864-1950).
      The village of Hamersville, Ohio, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Image source: Unknown


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