Samuel James Seymour

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Samuel James Seymour

Birth
Easton, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
Death 12 Apr 1956 (aged 96)
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot Bethel Section, Lot 441, Grave 2
Memorial ID 7590853 · View Source
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Folk Figure. At the age of 5, on April 14, 1865, he witnessed the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, by John Wilkes Booth, at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., while he watched "Our American Cousin." He died on April 13, 1956, at the age of 96, in Baltimore, Maryland, and he was the last surviving witness to Lincoln's assassination.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 17 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7590853
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel James Seymour (28 Mar 1860–12 Apr 1956), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7590853, citing Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .