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Bloomington in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Angeline Strode Turner Lamon

1825-1859

 

— Evergreen Memorial Cemetery —

 
Angeline Strode Turner Lamon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. Angeline Strode Turner Lamon Marker
Inscription.  Married Ward Hill Lamon Mar. 17, 1850

The 8th circuit court and the members including the Honorable Judge David Davis and Abraham Lincoln, future president of the United States of America gathered here at the burial site of Angeline Turner Lamon on Apr. 14, 1859
 
Erected by Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWomen. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 40° 28.246′ N, 88° 59.38′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker can be reached from East Miller Street. Marker is located in the "Old City Section" at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 E Miller St, Bloomington IL 61701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gridley Family Plot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plane Crash Memorial (about 700 feet away); McCormick Family Plot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy Louise Gage
Angeline Strode Turner Lamon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. Angeline Strode Turner Lamon Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adlai Ewing Stevenson I (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourne (approx. 0.2 miles away); John M. Scott / Charlotte Ann Perry Scott (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Regarding Angeline Strode Turner Lamon. Abraham Lincoln visited this spot exactly six years before he was shot at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC.
 
Also see . . .  Ward Hill Lamon on Wikipedia. Lamon was Lincoln's law partner, bodyguard (during Lincoln's presidency) and later, biographer. Lamon later re-married, and is buried near his daughter Dorothy (1858-1953) in Gerrardstown, West Virginia. (Submitted on November 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Angeline Strode Turner Lamon grave image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
3. Angeline Strode Turner Lamon grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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Feb. 28, 2021