Comment: I'm related to the body guard that wasn't guarding Abe Lincoln

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I'm related to the body guard that wasn't guarding Abe Lincoln

my great, great, great etc, grandfather was a bodyguard on the night abe lincoln was shot and was in the saloon next to the theatre when it happened. There was a report that Abe lincoln was short a body guard and according to the ancestry.com my ancestor was a body guard that night. We always thought it was a joke but apparently my family is partly to blame for his death.