"Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865." He was born in Kentucky, son of Thomas and of Nancy Hanks and died in Washington D.C.
On 4 Nov 1842 he married Mary Ann Todd (December 13,1818 - July 16, 1882 ), in Springfield, Illinois, USA who was the daughter of banker Robert Smith Todd (1791) and Elizabeth Parker (1794). Mary eventually suffered depression after the deaths of sons and assassination of her husband.
He is buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield Illinois along with his wife and children, Edward, (10 Mar 1846 - 1 Feb. 1850), William (21 Dec 1850 - 20 Feb 1862), and Thomas (4 Apr. 1853 - 15 Jul 1851). Robert (1 Aug 1843 - 26 Jul 1926), the oldest and the only son to live to see adulthood is buried in Arlington National Cemetery along with his wife and son.
Donald Greyfield wrote a wonderful piece on Find a Grave that summaries the life of President Lincoln and is worth a read.
Sources: Wikipedia , Ancestry, Find a Grave
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