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Encyclopedia > Samuel Lincoln

Samuel Lincoln (date of birth unknown; baptised in Hingham, Norfolk, England, August 24, 1622; died in Hingham, Massachusetts, May 26, 1690), was the progenitor of a number of notable United States political figures, including his great, great, great, great grandson, President Abraham Lincoln, and Massachusetts Representatives Levi Lincoln, Sr. and Levi Lincoln, Jr.. Hingham may refer to: Hingham, Massachusetts Hingham, Montana Hingham, United Kingdom This is a disambiguation page — a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Languages English (de facto) Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK 50. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Seal of Hingham, MA Hingham is a town located in Plymouth County on the South Shore of Massachusetts. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... The presidential seal was first used by president Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Levi Lincoln, Sr. ... Levi Lincoln, Jr. ...

Having grown up in poverty, Lincoln became an apprentice to a weaver named Francis Lawes. In 1637, the then-15-year-old weaver's apprentice left England for the New World with Lawes' family, embarking on a ship named John & Dorothy. He sailed for the colony of Massachusetts, where his older brother Thomas had already settled. Lincoln helped to build the Old Ship Church in Hingham. He married Martha Lyford of Ireland around 1649, and the couple had eleven children, three of whom died in their infancy, but another three of whom lived into their eighties. A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows his find. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ...

In 1937, the 300th anniversary of Lincoln's arrival in Massachusetts was commemorated with the dedication of a tablet at the Old Ship Church. 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Lincoln, fearing that this dissension among the anti-slavery men might result in the election of a supporter of Douglas, urged his friends to go over in a body to the support of Trumbull, and his influence was sufficient to accomplish this result.
Lincoln again urged upon the attention of that body the passage of a constitutional amendment abolishing slavery, his proposition met with the concurrence of a majority of congress, though it failed of the necessary two-third vote in the house of representatives.
Lincoln delivered at the dedication of the National cemetery on the battlefield of Gettysburg, 19 Nov., 1863, was at once recognized as the philosophy in brief of the whole great struggle, and has already become classic.
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Mordecai Lincoln was born on 14 Jun 1657.
Katherine Lincoln was born in 1551 in Hingham, Norfolk, England.
Agnes Lincoln was born in 1553 in Hingham, Norfolk, England.
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