Thursday, February 4, 2010

Abraham Lincoln Fun Facts

Abraham's mom died of Milk sickness also known as tremetol vomiting, or in animals as trembles, is characterized by trembling, vomiting, and severe intestinal pain that affects individuals who eat dairy products or meat from a cow that has fed on white snakeroot. Although highly rare today, milk sickness claimed thousands of lives in the early 19th century. A notable victim was Abraham Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln.

His wife was called Mary Todd Lincoln, who was brought up into a very wealthy family. Mary’s parents disagreed with her marrying Abraham because he had a poor background. Abraham had four children, Robert Todd Lincoln, Edward Lincoln, Willie Lincoln, Tad Lincoln. Only Robert Todd Lincoln survived into adulthood!!  He was the tallest U.S president at 6ft 4 inches!! He was the first U.S. to have a beard!!
One time he walk in the cold for three miles to give a guy penny!!  (cause he charged him a penny too many!!)

                                                          The end


Post a Comment

Copyright (c) 2010 Upcycle With Jem and Powered by Blogger.