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..."

In an elegant White House guest room, the son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln lay ill in a huge carved rosewood bed, now known as the Lincoln Bed. on February William Wallace Lincoln died.

The earliest known image of Willie Lincoln; In 1862 Mary's favorite son, Willie, died in the White House. This led to a tormented period of mourning. According to Elizabeth Keckley, Mary's seamstress, her grief was so overbearing that Mr. Lincoln warned she would have to be sent to an asylum if she couldn't control it.

William "Willie" Wallace Lincoln, born December was the third son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. He died February 1862 in the White House from Typhoid Fever.

William Wallace Lincoln (Willie) was the third son of Mary and Abraham Lincoln.

William Wallace Lincoln (Willie) was the third son of Mary and Abraham Lincoln. Died at the age of 11 yrs old. He died at pm on Thursday, Feb. from typhoid fever, which was usually contracted from consumption of fecally contaminated water/food.

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Mary Todd Lincoln's cousin, Lockwood M. Todd, with Willie (standing) and Tad in 1861 (Chicago History Museum)

William (Willie) Wallace Lincoln (born 21 December 1850 in Springfield, Illinois died 20 February 20 1862 at the age of 11 in Washington, DC of typhoid fever.

William (Willie) Wallace Lincoln (born 21 December 1850 in Springfield, Illinois died 20 February 20 1862 at the age of 11 in Washington, DC of typhoid fever.

William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie")

William Wallace Lincoln ("Willie") was born on December 1850

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In June of 1859 Willie went to Chicago with his father who had legal business in that city. Father and son stayed in the Tremont House. Willie wrote a letter to his friend, Henry Remann, about his wonderful experience.

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.

The Lincolns' third son, Willy (usually spelled Willie) who died during their residency in the White House.

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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.

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