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Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882


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  • Variants

    • Todd, Mary Ann, 1818-1882
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18181213
    • Death Date

        18820716
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lexington (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Springfield (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly, 2003:CIP galley 1, etc. (Mary Todd Lincoln; Mary Lincoln, who dropped the Todd after her marriage and never used it when signing her name; Mary Ann Todd, b. Dec. 13, 1818)
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Sept. 25, 2012(born December 13, 1818 in Lexington, Kentucky; died July 16, 1882 in Springfield, Illinois; wife of President Abraham Lincoln)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed February 19, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Lincoln, Mary Todd; First Lady of the United States; born 13 December 1818 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States; moved to Springfield, Illinois (1839); married Abraham Lincoln (1842); after her husband was elected president they moved to Washington and she found a friend in the dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley; after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation Frederick Douglass became a supporter of her husband; after the president's assassination (1865) Keckley, Frederick Douglass and the Reverend Garne offered to help her with her debts but weren't able to; her personal losses were overwhelming: of her four sons, two died in childhood, and one died at the age of eighteen; her only surviving son Robert Todd Lincoln had her publicly declared insane and committed to an asylum; died 16 July 1882 in Springfield, Illinois, United States)
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    • 1980-08-26: new
    • 2015-04-29: revised
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