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 William “Billy the Barber” Florville

William “Billy the Barber” Florville

Death 13 Apr 1868 (aged 60)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 20661 · View Source
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Florville was Abraham Lincoln's barber. Born in the West Indies, he was befriended by Lincoln at New Salem. Florville served as an honorary pall bearer at Lincoln's funeral.

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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William “Billy the Barber” Florville (12 Sep 1807–13 Apr 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20661, citing Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .