List of Obituaries of Famous Early Americans

We show you these obituaries from our collection of original newspapers in order for you to see how the newspapers of the day actually described the deaths of those who were part of the founding of America. It’s a step back in time, the infant nation creating  another legacy for those interested in the beginning years of early America.

Click on any of the following early Americans to read the original newspaper article or story reporting their death as it actually appeared at the time.