Wife of Robert Todd Lincoln and daugher of United States Senator James Harlan of Iowa. She met Robert in Wshington while his father was President. They were married in 1866 at Senator Harlan's home. She was very good friends with Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, under whom Robert served as Minister to Great Britain. She died in Washington, DC, on March 31, 1937 and was buried with her husband and their only son, Abraham Lincoln II, in Section 31 of Arlington National Cemetery.
LINCOLN, MARY HARLAN W/O ROBERT TODD
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/31/1937
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/03/1937
- BURIED AT: SECTION SPEC SITE S-13
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- WIFE OF RT LINCOLN – CAPT US ARMY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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