Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith (1904 - 1985) was the great grandson of Abraham Lincoln. In 1975, he became the last undisputed descendant of Lincoln when his sister "Peggy" Beckwith, died without children.


Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, President Lincoln's great grandson and last descendant, married three times and lived to be 84 years of age. As was the case with Lincoln's two other great grandchildren, he did not have any children thus ending the Lincoln line of descendants.


Jessie Harlan Lincoln (1875 - 1948) was the second daughter of Robert Todd Lincoln, the granddaughter of Abraham Lincoln, and the mother of Mary Lincoln Beckwith and Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, the last undisputed Lincoln descendant


Mary Lincoln "Peggy" Beckwith (1898 - 1975) was a prominent descendant of Abraham Lincoln. She was one of the last two descendants (great grandchildren) of Abraham Lincoln, along with her brother Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith


'I, Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith of Washington, D.C., certify that among the contents of a trunk located and unopened until recently, and placed in the attic of Hildene, the estate of my grandfather Robert Todd Lincoln, Manchester, Vermont, by my grandmother Mary Harlan Lincoln (Mrs. Robert Todd Lincoln)... were found two pair of eye glasses which had belonged to my great grandfather President Abraham Lincoln, and so marked by my grandmother Mary Harlan Lincoln."