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Descendants of Robert LINCOLN

14. Generation

590. Robert "Bud" Todd Lincoln BECKWITH (Jessie Harlan LINCOLN , Robert Todd , Abraham (President) , Thomas , Abraham , Virginia John , Mordecai , Mordecai , Samuel Cornet "Weaver" , Edward , Richard , Robert , Robert ) was born on 19 Jul 1904 in Riverside, Illinois. He died on 24 Dec 1985 in Saluda Home, Rte 17, Saluda, Middlesex County, Virginia - 6:05pm.


Beckwith, Robert L
Age: 25
Year:1930
Birthplace: Illinois
Roll:T626_877
Race: White
Page:21B
State: Maryland
ED:22
County: Montgomery
Image:0169
Township: Bethesda
Relationship: Head


Nickname "Bud" or "Buddy".
Lived most of his life in Vermont and in & around Washington, D.C.
Homes in suburbs of D.C. and in Middlesex Co., VA
Toledo Blade article, 2/12/1954: "Beckwith has several step-children."
Last address: Woodstock Farm (on Piankatank), Route 708, Hartfield, Middlesex Co., VA 23071 (not far from Williamsburg -- his mother had originally purchased it in 1920).
"A friend said of him that he appreciated most in life good food, fast automobiles, boats, and beautiful women.
survived by his widow, Margaret Fristoe Beckwith.
He "admitted years later to an interviewer, 'I'm a spoiled brat.' ["Lincoln's Last Descendant Dies," Madison (Wisconsin) Courier, December 26, 1985, clipping in Louis A. Warren Lincoln Library and Museum) Born on July 19, 1904, near Chicago, Bob was an indifferent student, passing through two unremarkable years at his grandfather Robert's alma mater, Phillips Exeter, before drifting in and out of a prep school in Washington, D.C., and a military academy somewhere in New York. He did not attend college but is said to have received a degree from the National University Law School, although he would later list his profession not as attorney but as 'gentleman farmer of independent means.' During WW II he served in the coast guard, a stint that gave him a lasting interest in boating.
"Bob managed to avoid publicity most of his life; when he failed, the results occasionally proved embarrassing. Newspapers of 1925, for example, were filled with smiling pictures of the young man after his arrest for speeding in Omaha. He said little to the press, save that his hobby was boats. Later he added fast cars and women to his list of interests.
"Judging from his love life, he did not exaggerate. His first marriage, which lasted 30 years, was to an older widow whose son was only ten years younger than his new stepfather.
[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-K, Ed. 7, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Mar 15, 2000, Internal Ref. #1.111.7.18784.58]

Individual: Beckwith, Robert
Social Security #: 223-70-5986
Issued in: Virginia

Birth date: Jul 19, 1904
Death date: Dec 1985


Residence code: District of Columbia

ZIP Code of last known residence: 20005
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Washington, District of Columbia

Robert married (1) Hazel HOLLAND on 14 Mar 1927. Hazel was born about 1884.

Robert also married (2) Annamarie HOFFMAN.

They had the following children:

  596 M i Timothy Lincoln BECKWITH

Robert also married (3) Mary FRISTOE.

593. Benjamin Andrew HARRISON (Ernest Benjamin HARRISON , Ernest Wyant HARRISON , Benjamin HARRISON , Henry HARRISON , Hannah LINCOLN , Virginia John , Mordecai , Mordecai , Samuel Cornet "Weaver" , Edward , Richard , Robert , Robert ) was born on 5 Sep 1918 in Chicago, Cook, Il. He died on 3 Jan 1989 in San Diego, San Diego, Ca.

Benjamin married Marie Ann TRACEY, daughter of Harry Henry TRACEY and Marie Jeanette HOHMANN.

They had the following children:

  597 M i Richard Dennis HARRISON

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