Skip to comments.Grave of Abraham Lincoln's Chiropodist Is Found in Highgate Cemetery
Posted on 02/26/2013 10:29:05 PM PST by nickcarraway
RESEARCHERS at Highgate Cemetery said this afternoon (Tuesday) that they had uncovered the grave of Abraham Lincoln's chiropodist.
They say the discovery was made as they prepared a new map for visitors, which will now point the way not just to the last resting places of Karl Marx and Jeremy Beadle but also to the grave Dr Issachar Zacharie, Lincoln's favourite foot-soothing helper. He died in 1900.
Dr Ian Dungavell, Chief Executive of Highgate Cemetery, said: "Zacharies connection with Lincoln is fascinating, and especially topical just now. Were always keen to celebrate the exceptional achievements of people buried here at Highgate Cemetery. People know us for Karl Marx, but this is a place to reflect on all those who have gone before us, famous or not."
The map also marks the graves of musician and entrepreneur Malcolm McLaren and actor Corin Redgrave.
"We dont expect to see Daniel Day-Lewis round here," said Dr Dungavell. But you never know.
Boy, I’m sure glad they finally cleared all that up. Now I can sleep at night.
I’m applying for a government grant to do a TV special on finding the grave of Lincoln’s hat maker.
Wow! Can you imagine all the research that must have been done to trace back to find where someone was buried 113 years ago. Makes searching for the body of King Richard III look like child’s play.
Everyone knows that Lincoln’s Chiropodist was buried under a council carpark in Newington Twaddle, Kentstone, Maidhead. After Lincoln’s assassination he ran off with Mary Lincoln’s bustle dyer, it was scandal all over Washington, so they moved to the South of England for the weather.
Charles Knox is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery (Section 58, Lawn Plot, Lot 6141), Bronx, N.Y. ; )
what ever happened to the term ‘rest in peace’?
Any news yet on his proctologist?
What an earth shattering discovery.
Sir, you are scary. Either know way too much, or have too much time on your hands! Either way, good show! :)
This site has all the makings of another Graceland. Bus tour groups hitting the gift shop.