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William Wallace "Willie" Lincoln
Birth: Dec. 21, 1850
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1862
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

He was the third son of President Abraham and Mary Lincoln. The boy was a favorite of his father and often accompanied him while executing Presidential duties around Washington. Willie became ill with Typhoid Fever shortly after reaching his eleventh birthday which took his life. Dr. Charles Brown, perfector of the technique of embalming, was called to the White house and prepared the remains. The young boy lay in state in the Green Room which adjoins the East Room where a private service was conducted by the pastor of The Washington New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Georgetown. The Lincoln's were so pleased by the preservation achieved by Dr. Brown that he was disinterred twice so that they could again view his remains. After the assassination of the President, Willie's casket was exhumed and the remains were placed on the Lincoln Funeral Train. Willie again accompanied his father, this time back to Springfield, Illinois to be placed in the tomb at Oakridge Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
  Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (1818 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Todd Lincoln (1843 - 1926)*
  Edward Baker Lincoln (1846 - 1850)*
  William Wallace Lincoln (1850 - 1862)
  William Wallace Lincoln (1850 - 1862)*
  Thomas Lincoln (1853 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9126
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