Henry David Thoreau b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Middlesex Co., Mass.; writer, naturalist, philosopher, pencil maker, surveyor, Transcendentalist, inspector of snow storms. Most famous work "Walden". He was "clearly familiar with the wakeful state" and was included with other American literary figures in a chapter on 'Natural Wakefulness: Awakened Artists'.
He died May 6, 1862, Concord, Middlesex Co., Mass.; bu. New Burying Ground, Concord, in the Dunbar family plot; moved with other family members to Author’s Ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord (essentially, up the street) in the 1870s.
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On 12 Apr 2014 at 11:35 GMT K E wrote:
I think wikitree should show his dates
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