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Lot 434 Grave 52 Beech Avenue Church of the Advent Lot
 Luke Schoolcraft, Comedian and Grandnephew of President Zachary Taylor, was born on November 14, 1847, in New Orleans, Orleans Pariah, Louisiana to Harry R. Schoolcraft, a widely celebrated actor, and Matilda C. Taylor Schoolcraft. He began his career as a Minstrel and Comedian in New Orleans and was one of Russell's Comedians for several years before his passing. He became successful in “City Directory.” Luke Schoolcraft was a prominent member of the Boston Lodge of Elks and resided in Cambridge while not touring in his profession. He died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio on March 12, 1893, and was interred on March 16, 1893, with Lewis Jones and Son as the undertakers. Mr. Schoolcraft was survived by his second wife, Caroline Schoolcraft, who in 1911 resided in St. Joseph, Missouri. Notice the statue of the Saviour at his grave.

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