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Rev Charles Dresser, Sr

Rev Charles Dresser, Sr

Birth
Death 25 Mar 1865 (aged 64–65)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 9, 66
Memorial ID 19956 · View Source
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Dresser presided over the marriage of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd. He was ordained to the ministry of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia and came to Springfield as Rector of the Episcopal Parish in 1838. He later sold his house to Lincoln in 1844. Removed from Old City Cemetery to Oak Ridge Cemetery May 28, 1884.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19956
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Charles Dresser, Sr (1800–25 Mar 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19956, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .