President Abraham Lincoln

M, #10621, b. 12 February 1809, d. 15 April 1865
Father*Thomas Lincoln1 b. 6 Jan 1778, d. 17 Jan 1851
Mother*Nancy Hanks1 b. 5 Feb 1784, d. 5 Oct 1818
ReferenceLincoln-001

Names and TItles

Titled: 16th President of the United States (Abraham Lincoln) on 4 March 1861.
     President Abraham Lincoln was born on 12 February 1809 at Sinking Spring, Hodgenville, Hardin Co., Kentucky, to, son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks.1 President Abraham Lincoln was the son of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks.1 President Abraham Lincoln married Mary Ann Todd on 4 November 1842 in Springfield, Sangammon County, Illinois.1 President Abraham Lincoln died on 15 April 1865 in Washington, DC, at age 56.1 He was buried at Oak Ridge Cemetary, Springfield, Sangammon County, Illinois.1
     Abraham's mother Nancy Hanks died on 5 October 1818 in Gentryville, Indiana.1 President Abraham Lincoln became the father of Robert Todd Lincoln in 1843.1 President Abraham Lincoln became the father of Edward Baker Lincoln in 1846.1 Abraham's son Edward Baker Lincoln died in 1850.1 President Abraham Lincoln became the father of William Wallace Lincoln in 1850.1 Abraham's father Thomas Lincoln died on 17 January 1851 in Farmington, Illinois.1 President Abraham Lincoln became the father of Thomas (Tad) Lincoln in 1853.1 Won the 1860 election over the two democratic candidates Stephen A. Douglas and John C. Breckinridge by a popular vote of 1,865,593 to 1,382,713 and 848,356 and an electoral vote of 180 to 12 and 72. Was reelected in 1864 over George B. McClellan by votes of 2,206,938 to 1,803,787 and 212 to 21. Hannibal Hamlin served as vice-president during his first term 1861-1865, Andrew Johnson during his second term until his assassination by John Wilkes Booth on Good Friday, April 14, 1865 at Ford's Theater. Called 'Honest Abe'.1 President Abraham Lincoln became President of the United States on 4 March 1861 replacing President James Buchanan. President Abraham Lincoln was over Vice President Hannibal Hamlin as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1861. Abraham's son William Wallace Lincoln died on 19 February 1862 in Washington, DC.1 President Abraham Lincoln was over President Andrew Johnson as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1865. President Abraham Lincoln was replaced as President of the United States by President Andrew Johnson on 15 April 1865.

Family

Mary Ann Todd b. 13 December 1818, d. 16 July 1882
Children
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.