Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln

Connecting the Dots: My Natal Venus and the Year 1855

John Frederick Parker’s Unmarked Grave Ever since I first read about Parker and his ‘mistake’ in being AWOL at Ford’s Theatre the night President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, I have had the sneaky impression that he … Continue reading

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Is It a Father and Child Reunion?

Thomas “Tad” Lincoln (April 4, 1853 – July 15, 1871) Minor figures in history have an important place in family dynamics. Sons of U.S. Presidents are fair game. But whether this is true or not remains to be seen. I’m … Continue reading

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Crazy in Love? Or Just Unlucky?

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) It’s a question I’ve had ever since I watched the Daniel Day-Lewis film “Lincoln”. His relationship with Mary Todd (played superbly by Sally Field) was always problematic, and yet he never … Continue reading

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The Presidential Bodyguard, Missing in Action

John Frederick Parker (May 19, 1830 – June 28, 1890) This man, a minor player in history, made a major mistake on April 14, 1865. He was AWOL from his post the night Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes … Continue reading

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