Abraham Lincoln's wife was suffering of insanity and depression in her latest years, due to the death of her 3 children and Abraham (her husband). She spent some time in an asylum, then went on to travel and spent all her money in Europe. There she became broke then her sister brought her back to America. She lived with her sister her last years then died.
During the early 1880s, Mary Todd Lincoln lived, housebound, in the Springfield, Illinois residence of her sister Elizabeth Edwards. She died there on July 16, 1882, age 63, and was interred within the Lincoln Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield along with her husband.
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