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DETAILS OF THE LINCOLN FAMILY BIRTHS
THE LINCOLN FAMILY
Dates of family births and deaths and other family details:
·Robert was born August 1, 1843. He died July 26, 1926
·Eddie was born March 10, 1846. He died February 1st, 1850
·Willie was born December 21st, 1850. He died February 20, 1862
·Tad was born April 4, 1857. He died July 15, 1871
·Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 and was assassinated April 14, 1865
·Mary Todd Lincoln was born December 13, 1818, and died at Springfield in Elizabeth's home, July 16, 1882
·Mary and Abraham had four sons.
·According to their peers, Mary and Abraham did not have good parenting skills, but loved their children more than anything else.
Robert (Bob) Todd Lincoln: Born August 1, 1843 in Springfield, Illinois. At first Mary did not allow Robert to serve in the Union army. Later he did join and obtained the rank of Captain. He worked as an attorney, and later as Secretary of War (1881-1885), Minister to Great Britain (1889-1992), and president of the Pullman Company. On September 24, 1868 he married Mary Eunice Harlan. He had two daughters (Mary "Mamie" Lincoln and Jessie Harlan Lincoln) and a son (Abraham "Jack" Lincoln II). His son Jack died at age 16 on March 5, 1890 in London, England from blood poisoning. Robert died at age 82 on July 26, 1926 at Hildene, his summer home in Vermont. Robert is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Mary died on March 31, 1937.