Abraham Lincoln | US President

Abraham Lincoln | US President

Name Abraham Lincoln
Profession US President
Date of Birth 1809-02-12
Place of Birth Hodgenville, KY
Age 56 yrs
Death Date 1865-04-15
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Abraham Lincoln

Sixteenth U.S. President who led the country through the horrific American Civil War and helped abolish slavery with the 13th amendment.

Early Life Experience of Abraham Lincoln

He and a friend purchased a small general store in New Salem, Illinois when he was 23, but they struggled to make it a success and Lincoln soon sold off his share.

Trivia Info

He and Democrat Stephen A. Douglas engaged in seven debates during the Senate campaign of 1858, which would become America’s most famous political debates.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Mary Todd in November 1842 after having previously called off the engagement. His last descendant was grandson Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, who died in 1985.

Close Associates

He was largely self-taught, gaining much of his education from reading and rereading such books as the King James Bible, John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, Aesop’s Fables, and Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography.

America Abraham Lincoln

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Net Worth: $55 million – 2018

Quotes:

  • “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” …

  • “Whatever you are, be a good one.” …

  • “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” …

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside.

Live Interview Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU4sXFfOL8Q

Bio & Career stats:

Abraham Lincoln
16th U.S. President
Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Wikipedia
Born: 12 February 1809, Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States
Assassinated: 15 April 1865, Petersen House, Washington, D.C., United States
Spouse: Mary Todd Lincoln (m. 1842–1865)
Presidential term: 4 March 1861 – 15 April 1865
Children: Robert Todd Lincoln, William Wallace Lincoln, Tad Lincoln, Edward Baker Lincoln
Nancy Lincoln | Family Member

Nancy Lincoln | Family Member

Name Nancy Lincoln
Profession Family Member
Date of Birth 1784-02-05
Place of Birth Virginia
Age 34 yrs
Death Date 1818-10-05
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Nancy Lincoln

She became known for being the mother of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States.

Early Life of Nancy Lincoln

She was born the daughter of Lucy Hanks in Hampshire County, Virginia.

Trivia

She died of milk sickness in Spencer County when Abraham Lincoln was nine.

Family Life

She married Thomas Lincoln in 1806 and they had a daughter named Sarah Lincoln as well as Abraham Lincoln.

Associated With

She gave birth to Abraham Lincoln.

Sarah Lincoln Grigsby | Family Member

Sarah Lincoln Grigsby | Family Member

Name Sarah Lincoln Grigsby
Profession Family Member
Date of Birth 1807-02-10
Place of Birth Kentucky
Age 20 yrs
Death Date 1828-01-20
Birth Sign Aquarius

About Sarah Lincoln Grigsby

Best remembered as the sister of United States Civil War-era President Abraham Lincoln, she helped raise her famous younger brother after their mother died in 1818.

Early Life Experience of Sarah Lincoln Grigsby

She grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and Spencer County, Indiana, as the first child and only daughter of Nancy and Thomas Lincoln.

Trivia Info

In 1819, her father married his second wife, Sarah Bush Lincoln, who became her stepmother.

Family Life

She married Aaron Grigsby in 1826. Sadly, she died while in labor with their stillborn child.

Associated With

Her brother Abraham Lincoln, one of the most important presidents in United States history, issued the famous Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and ultimately abolished slavery by pushing for the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment.

Mary Todd Lincoln | Political Wife

Mary Todd Lincoln | Political Wife

Name Mary Todd Lincoln
Profession Political Wife
Date of Birth 1818-12-13
Place of Birth Lexington, KY
Age 63 yrs
Death Date 1882-07-16
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Mary Todd Lincoln

Wife of Abraham Lincoln and First Lady of the U.S. from 1861 to 1865. She was portrayed by Sally Fields, in an Academy Award-nominated performance, in the Steven Spielberg film Lincoln.

Early Life Experience of Mary Todd Lincoln

She grew up in a slaveholder’s family; she loved studying literature and became fluent in French.

Trivia Info

She was a staunch supporter of her husband’s wartime policies despite the fact that several of her half-brothers served in the Confederate Army and were killed in action.

Family Life and Relationship

She had four healthy sons, all born in Springfield, Illinois, but grew depressed and full of grief when she outlived all but one of them.

Close Associates

She was with her husband at Ford’s Theatre when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.