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Grave of Abraham Lincoln's Chiropodist Is Found in Highgate Cemetery
Camden New Journal ^ | 26 February 2013

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: "Zacharie’s connection with Lincoln is fascinating, and especially topical just now. We’re 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 don’t expect to see Daniel Day-Lewis round here," said Dr Dungavell. “But you never know.”


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1 posted on 02/26/2013 10:29:11 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Boy, I’m sure glad they finally cleared all that up. Now I can sleep at night.


2 posted on 02/27/2013 12:15:38 AM PST by Bullish (This usurper is leaving one hell of a poop stain on our Constitution)
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I’m applying for a government grant to do a TV special on finding the grave of Lincoln’s hat maker.


3 posted on 02/27/2013 1:08:17 AM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: nickcarraway

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.


4 posted on 02/27/2013 2:23:53 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: nickcarraway

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.


5 posted on 02/27/2013 2:24:39 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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6 posted on 02/27/2013 2:30:08 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Lockbar

Charles Knox is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery (Section 58, Lawn Plot, Lot 6141), Bronx, N.Y. ; )


7 posted on 02/27/2013 4:02:04 AM PST by Oratam
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To: nickcarraway

what ever happened to the term ‘rest in peace’?


8 posted on 02/27/2013 4:13:26 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: nickcarraway
they had uncovered the grave of Abraham Lincoln's chiropodist.

Any news yet on his proctologist?

9 posted on 02/27/2013 4:17:37 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (God bless you Tommy and thank you for your service: http://swiftboats.org/tribute/tribute.html)
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To: nickcarraway

What an earth shattering discovery.


10 posted on 02/27/2013 5:31:20 AM PST by Venturer
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"Charles Knox is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery"

Sir, you are scary. Either know way too much, or have too much time on your hands! Either way, good show! :)

11 posted on 02/27/2013 7:04:06 AM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: Venturer

This site has all the makings of another Graceland. Bus tour groups hitting the gift shop.


12 posted on 02/27/2013 8:40:31 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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