Tag Archives: Tad Lincoln

Robert Lincoln’s Secret Trip

Robert Todd Lincoln was a private man who assiduously shunned the spotlight. Robert T. Lincoln: 1865 Robert Lincoln, the son of Abraham Lincoln, had neither of his parents’ outgoing personalities. He made friends easily enough, but he was a laid-back … Continue reading

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Mary Lincoln’s Big Sister: Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth Todd Edwards was the oldest of Mary Lincoln’s siblings. The Todd Family Robert and Eliza Todd of Lexington, KY had six children who lived to adulthood. Mary was the fourth. Eliza died when Mary was only seven; eighteen months … Continue reading

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The Short Sweet Life of Willie Lincoln

  Despite the fact that Willie Lincoln died before his 12th birthday, he was arguably the happiest of the Lincoln family. Willie Lincoln in Springfield, IL William Wallace Lincoln (1850-1862) was named for his uncle-by-marriage. Dr. William Wallace, married to … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, Father Abraham

There is no question that Abraham Lincoln loved his wife and children dearly, but was he a “family man” by nature? Lincoln: The Family Child Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was born to a hard-working, but essentially poor family. By his own … Continue reading

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Mary Lincoln: The Tragedy of Time

A thought. Mary spent seventeen years as the Widow Lincoln. Mary Lincoln: Choices of Tragedy Millions of words have been spent on Mary Lincoln, her various tragedies, her various ailments and the peculiarities of her personality and disposition in general. … Continue reading

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Mary Lincoln’s Last Love: Lewis Baker

The widow of Abraham Lincoln was a pathetically lonely woman, with no one to love and no one to love her. Mary Lincoln: The Lonely First Lady Despite a large family of siblings-and-halves, by her own admission, Mary Todd Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of Tad Lincoln

When you think about it, Tad Lincoln’s short life was truly a tragic one. Tad Lincoln:  The Early Years Thomas Lincoln, nicknamed Tad from the start, was the fourth and last child born to Abraham and Mary Lincoln. It did … Continue reading

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