Profile of the Day: Mary Todd Lincoln

Posted December 13, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Mary Todd Lincoln

On December 13, 1818, Mary Todd Lincoln was born in Lexington, Kentucky. Mary staunchly supported her husband Abraham throughout his presidency and sadly, witnessed his fatal shooting at the Ford’s Theater. Yesterday, actress Sally Field received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her portrayal of the former First Lady in the film, Lincoln. Did you know the two woman are also distantly related? Sally Field is Mary Todd Lincoln’s 22nd cousin!

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