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Dr Charles Sabin Taft
Birth: Aug., 1835
Lyons
Wayne County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1900
Mount Vernon
Westchester County
New York, USA

Surgeon. Was in Ford's Theater on April 14, 1865 and attended President Abraham Lincoln after he was shot by actor John Wilkes Booth. He was best remembered for taking charge in the aftermath of the assassination, staying with Lincoln until he died and being present at his autopsy. Taft was a surgeon on the battlefield during the Civil War. He was the son of Horatio Nelson Taft, and half sister to Julia Taft Bayne. The Taft's were important people in the lives of the Lincoln's during their time in Washington and the two younger Taft boy's, Bud and Holly, were playmates of Willie and Tad Lincoln until Willie's death in 1862. (bio by: Lisa) 
 
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 Parents:
  Horatio Nelson Taft (1806 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Frances Taft
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Lisa
Record added: Sep 28, 2012
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Dr Charles Sabin Taft
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Dr Charles Sabin Taft
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