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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Lincoln Descendants

 
 
The Lincoln Descendants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 17, 2011
1. The Lincoln Descendants Marker
Inscription.  
Abraham Lincoln • 1809 - 1865 • age 56
Mary Todd Lincoln • 1818 - 1882 • age 63

Lincoln children
Robert Todd • 1843 - 1926 • age 82
Edward Baker • 1846 - 1850 • age 3 (consumption)
William Wallace • 1850 - 1862 • age 11 (typhoid fever)
Thomas • 1853 - 1871 • age 18 (lung infection)

Lincoln grandchildren
From the union of Robert Todd and
Mary Eunice Harlan Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln (Isham) • 1869 - 1938 • age 69
Abraham Lincoln II • 1873 - 1890 • age 16 (blood poisoning)
Jessie Harlan Lincoln (Beckwith) • 1875 - 1948 • age 72

Lincoln great-grandchildren
Lincoln Isham • 1892 - 1971 • age 79
Mary Lincoln Beckwith • 1891 - 1975 • age 76
Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith* • 1904 - 1985 • age 81

*Last direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln


 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 39° 49.378′ 
Abraham Lincoln Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 17, 2011
2. Abraham Lincoln Sculpture
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N, 89° 39.337′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monument Avenue and W. Oak Street. Marker is in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reconstruction and Renovation (here, next to this marker); Some Exterior Features (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln's Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Building the Lincoln Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Temporary Tombs (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); The Temporary Vault (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Tomb Custodian's Residence (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 754 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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