William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie")

William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie")

William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie") was born on December 21, 1850. He was the third son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Willie was named after Dr. William Wallace who had married Frances, one of Mary's sisters. Willie was more like his dad than older brother Robert; he had the same magnetic personality of Abraham Lincoln.

William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie") was born on December 21, 1850. He was the third son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Willie was named after Dr. William Wallace who had married Frances, one of Mary's sisters. Willie was more like his dad than older brother Robert; he had the same magnetic personality of Abraham Lincoln.

William Wallace Lincoln, 11-year-old son of Abraham and Mary, died at the White House on February 20, 1862. He apparently died of Typhus, contracted by contaminated water. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed and dressed him. When the President gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home..."

William Wallace Lincoln, 11-year-old son of Abraham and Mary, died at the White House on February 20, 1862. He apparently died of Typhus, contracted by contaminated water. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed and dressed him. When the President gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home..."

The 11-year-old son of Abraham & Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, fighting  typhoid. At five p.m. on February 20, 1862, William Wallace Lincoln died. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed & dressed him. When the president gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home. I know that he is much better off in heaven, but then we loved him so.   . . . .Christopher  Bing…

The 11-year-old son of Abraham & Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, fighting typhoid. At five p.m. on February 20, 1862, William Wallace Lincoln died. Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who designed Mrs. Lincoln's beautiful wardrobe, washed & dressed him. When the president gazed at him, he mourned, "My poor boy, he was too good for this earth. God has called him home. I know that he is much better off in heaven, but then we loved him so. . . . .Christopher Bing…

Mary Todd Lincoln  Birth: 	Dec. 13, 1818  Death: 	Jul. 16, 1882  Presidential First Lady. She was born to pioneer settlers in Kentucky. When Mary Lincoln was seven, her mother died and her father remarried.At 21 she moved to Springfield to live with a sister and that is where she met Abraham  Children:    Robert Todd Lincoln (1843 - 1926)*    Edward Baker Lincoln (1846 - 1850)*    William Wallace Lincoln (1850 - 1862)*    Thomas Lincoln (1853 - 1871)*

Mary Todd Lincoln Birth: Dec. 13, 1818 Death: Jul. 16, 1882 Presidential First Lady. She was born to pioneer settlers in Kentucky. When Mary Lincoln was seven, her mother died and her father remarried.At 21 she moved to Springfield to live with a sister and that is where she met Abraham Children: Robert Todd Lincoln (1843 - 1926)* Edward Baker Lincoln (1846 - 1850)* William Wallace Lincoln (1850 - 1862)* Thomas Lincoln (1853 - 1871)*

An early ambrotype of William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie") who was born on December 21, 1850. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

An early ambrotype of William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie") who was born on December 21, 1850. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

William Wallace Lincoln ('Willie')

Willie Lincoln’s death: A private agony for a president facing a nation of pain

William Wallace Lincoln ('Willie')

Abe married Mary Todd, the cousin of his law partner John T. Stuart.  Abe and Mary married in Springfield, Illinois on November 4, 1842. Abe and Marry had four children all born in Springfield, Sangamon County Illinois. There are Robert Lincoln, Edward Baker Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, and Thomas Lincoln.

Abe married Mary Todd, the cousin of his law partner John T. Stuart. Abe and Mary married in Springfield, Illinois on November 4, 1842. Abe and Marry had four children all born in Springfield, Sangamon County Illinois. There are Robert Lincoln, Edward Baker Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, and Thomas Lincoln.

Mary Todd Lincoln - Former First Lady of the United States.  Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865. A member of a large, wealthy Kentucky family, Mary was well educated. Born: December 13, 1818, Lexington, KY. Died: July 16, 1882, Springfield, IL. Spouse: Abraham Lincoln (m. 1842–1865).  Children: Robert Todd Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, Tad Lincoln, Edward Baker…

Mary Todd Lincoln - Former First Lady of the United States. Mary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, and was First Lady of the United States from 1861 to 1865. A member of a large, wealthy Kentucky family, Mary was well educated. Born: December 13, 1818, Lexington, KY. Died: July 16, 1882, Springfield, IL. Spouse: Abraham Lincoln (m. 1842–1865). Children: Robert Todd Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, Tad Lincoln, Edward Baker…

Two photographs taken during President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral when his casket as well as the one of his son, William Wallace Lincoln, was temporarily placed in the receiving vault of...

Two photographs taken during President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral when his casket as well as the one of his son, William Wallace Lincoln, was temporarily placed in the receiving vault of...

Lincoln's four sons: Edward Baker "Eddie"-William Wallace "Willie"- Thomas "Tad"- and Robert Todd

Lincoln's four sons: Edward Baker "Eddie"-William Wallace "Willie"- Thomas "Tad"- and Robert Todd

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