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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Murphy, Lizzie. 'Lizzie Murphy (Jesse W. Weik Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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509. Lizzie Murphy (Jesse W. Weik Interview).

[March 1887]

Lizzie Murphy 55 years old dau Sarah Letcher dau of Polly Enloe sister of Abe Enloe Abe Enloe buried at West Point — opp the Ind Shore — in Hardin Co — been dead. Heard Mother & Grandmother say Abe Enloe was real father of L.

Abe Enloe was tall — had large nose — long ears — long arms — was a great hunter — wore moccasins and fur cap — was big — had big brown eyes and the very largest feet possible

Abe Enloe lived — Most of time at Elizabethtown — died at residence of Malvida Hackley in Indiana was brought across river and buried at West Point on Ky Shore — Abe Enloes nose was large and slightly bent to one side

Illinois State Historical Library: Weik Papers, box 2, Memorandum Book 2

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Murphy, Lizzie. 'Lizzie Murphy (Jesse W. Weik Interview)' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: interview]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon613a.html
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