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Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Male 1890 - 1937  (46 years)

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  • Name Howard Phillips Lovecraft 
    Born 20 Aug 1890  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Mar 1937 
    Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11259  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Winfield Scott Lovecraft,   b. 26 Oct 1853,   d. 19 Jul 1898  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Sarah Susan Phillips,   b. 17 Oct 1857, Foster, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1921  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1889  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sonia Haft Shafirkin,   b. 16 Mar 1883,   d. 26 Dec 1972  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1924  Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F6551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Aug 1890 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1924 - Manhattan, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Howard Phillips 'H.P.' Lovecraft, 1890-1937
    Gravestone of Howard Phillips "H.P." Lovecraft, 1890-1937

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Cory Panshin (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 15 Oct 1997, citing S.T. Joshi, _H.P. Lovecraft: A Life_ (Necronomicon Press, 1996). Gives marriage in 1921.

      !SOURCE: Email from Jason (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 3 Jul 2001. Gives marriage date 3 Mar 1924, citing the New York Public Library Genealogy Department.

      !SOURCE: Email from Scott Langlais to the Whipple Website, 2 Oct 2002. Includes photo of Lovecraft's gravestone.


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