Person:Robert Todd (14)

Facts and Events
Name Robert S Todd
Gender Male
Birth? 25 Feb 1791 Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Death[1] 17 Jul 1849 Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United Statesdied of cholera
Burial? Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United StatesSection F, Lot 26

Research Notes

  • Father of U.S. First Lady, Mary (Todd) Lincoln.
  1. Historical Marker, in Kentucky Historical Society. Historical Marker Database [1], Secondary quality.

    Mary Todd Lincoln House
    Marker Number 2261
    County Fayette
    Location 578 W. Main St., Lexington
    Description Built in 1806 as an inn. Became home of politician & businessman Robert S. Todd in 1832. Mary Todd, his daughter, born in Lexington on Dec. 13, 1818, moved to IL in 1839. There, she met & married Abraham Lincoln. They visited here in fall of 1847. The Todds moved away after Mr. Todd died in the 1849 cholera epidemic.