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Mary Todd Lincoln

Introduction - Mary Todd Lincoln

Married to one of the nations most popular presidents, Mary Todd Lincoln was, in contrast, not popular or well liked when she was the first lady. She was a women who was born wealthy and was use to getting what she wanted in life. She experienced a lot of tragedy in her life. Out of the four kids she had with Abraham Lincoln only one reached adulthood. She also sat right next to Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, where he was assassinated. All of the devastating losses in her life may have been contributing factors to why she suffered a deadly stroke at the age of sixty-three. The following facts and information serve as a short biography and give interesting details about the life of Mary Todd Lincoln one of the most famous women of the American Civil War.

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