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Eliza Nottingham

For many years and printed reports, Eliza Nottingham was known as the nine-year-old girl who while on a family outing, saved a four-year-old boy from drowning in a creek. The boy’s name was Abraham Lincoln. Eliza Nottingham went to her grave on September 12, 1880 in the Martinez, CA Alhambra Cemetery. Among her children was […]