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Nancy Hanks Lincoln, 1784-1818


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Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of Abraham Lincoln, was born in 1784, in Hampshire County, (West) Virginia. The birth occurred in a cabin along Mike's Run at the foot of New Creek Mountain in what is now Mineral County, West Virginia. Lincoln said of his mother, "God bless my mother; all that I am or ever hope to be I owe to her." She died in 1818.



ID:
acwh076

Creator:
Text - Albert Feldstein, drawing - Lloyd Ostendorf

Notes:
The image of Nancy Hanks Lincoln is from the Des Moines County Iowa Rootsweb

Collection Location:
Allegany County

Subject:
Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Coverage:
Allegany County, (Md.)

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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