John Jacob Astor's Funeral



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Y/M/D Description Place
1848/03/29 John Jacob Astor dies.
1848/04/01 The cortege of the late John Jacob Astor departs the residence of his son, William Backhouse Astor at No 32 Lafayette Place (lost, now 419 Lafayette St) for St Thomas Church. LaGrange Terrace, New York City
1848/04/01 John Jacob Astor's cortege is led by the leaders of six churches: St Thomas's, St John's, St Bartholomew's, St Mark's, the Church of the Ascension, and Grace Church. The corpse is borne on the shoulders of six men.
1848/04/01 Honorary pall bearers at John Jacob Astor's include Washington Irving, David B Ogden, Thomas J Oakley, Philip Hone and James Gallatin.
1848/04/01 Washington Irving serves as an honorary pallbearer at John Jacob Astor's funeral. St Thomas Church and Parish House, New York City
1848/04/01 The funeral of the late John Jacob Astor is held at St Thomas Church (lost). St Thomas Church and Parish House, New York City
1848/04/01 John Jacob Astor is buried in the Astor Vault at the Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chapel of the Intercession Complex and Trinity Cemetery, New York City

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