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Abraham Lincoln never left office. He was assassinated in the Ford Theater, but lived until 7:22a.m. the next day. The person who assassinated him was John Wilkes Booth. Abraham Lincoln was buried at Oak Ridge Cemetary just outside of Springfield, Illinois. His wife Mary never attended the funeral. After a while Mary and her son Tad traveled to Europe. After they returned from Europe Tad died at the age of 18. His last living son Robert died in 1926.

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Mathew Bradley “President Abraham Lincoln.” [Online image] 09 01 2008

“Abraham Lincoln sitting in a chair.” [Online image] 09 01 2008

“Mary Anne Todd Lincoln in a chair.” [Online image] 11 01 2008

“Edward Baker Lincoln at 3 years old.” [Online image] 01 11 2008

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Library of Congress. “Young Abraham Lincoln taking a break from splitting logs.” [Online image] 14 01 2008

Library of Congress. “Young Abraham Lincoln sitting in a chair for a portrait.” [Online image] 14 01 2008