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The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock

or, The sad story of Nancy Hanks ...

by William Macon Coleman

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Published in [Dallas? Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Family.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.32 .C69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3]-18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6528098M
    LC Control Number11003990
    OCLC/WorldCa4270405

    Lincoln's mother, Nancy, is widely assumed to have been the daughter of Lucy Hanks, although no record of Nancy Hanks' birth has ever been found. According to William Ensign Lincoln's book The Ancestry of Abraham Lincoln, Nancy was the daughter of Joseph Hanks; however, the debate continues over whether she was born out of wedlock. Still another researcher, . Abraham Lincoln was born Febru , the second child of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky [7] (now LaRue County).He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, who migrated from Norfolk, England to Hingham, Massachusetts, in Samuel's grandson and great-grandson began the family's Born: Febru , Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S. Abraham Lincoln was an intellectual man, so his main interests were studying law and politics. He also enjoyed seeing shows at the theater. The Lincoln Assassination The Evidence. The authoritative published record of the Lincoln assassination investigation. On Ap , Brevet Colonel H. L. Burnett was assigned to head the investigation into the murder of President Abraham Lincoln and the attempted murder of Secretary of State William H. Seward.


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The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock: or, The sad story of Nancy Hanks by Coleman, William Macon, Pages: the evidence that abraham lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock, or the sad story of nancy hanks. PREFACE.

As a rule, the public does not inquire into the motives of an author. The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock, or, The sad story of Nancy Hanks Author: William Macon Coleman ; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress).

The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock: or, The sad story of Nancy Hanks. "The Evidence That Abraham Lincoln Was Not Born in Lawful Wedlock, Or the Sad Story of Nancy Hanks," William M.

Coleman, undated Box 1 Folder 40 "The Greenly Collection, A Recent Gift of Lincolniana," Thomas I. Starr, Here Abraham Lincoln was born on February 2, He had no recollection of the power of his birth, because his parents moved before he was two years old.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Lincoln was said to be the illegitimate son of Negro by Nancy Hanks. In his campaign for the Presidency he was often referred to as Negro by his opponents. He was even depicted as Negro. He was called Abraham Africanus the First.

What gave strength to this was that his hair was more Negroid than Caucasian. So was his Size: 2MB. William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's law partner and biographer, made a record of "secret and privatethings" about Lincoln in two memorandum books.

If you believe that Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky, the Lincoln Center says you are mistaken. "There is substantial evidence that Abraham Lincoln, the 16th prsident of the United States, was born not in Kentucky, but on Puzzle Creek near Bostic, North Carolina, in Rutherford The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock book claims the : Samuel P.

Wheeler. Lincoln did not attend school at the age of 20 or, at least, there are no claims that he was still in school at age While a five year differential is not obvious in the “mature” years of a person’s life, it is very obvious during one’s early (teen) years.

Exploring Abraham Lincoln's 'Melancholy' A new book on Abraham Lincoln explores how the young Illinois lawyer went on to become.

Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, Born: FebruSinking Spring.

Later that afternoon we passed a cemetery. I was told, “Abraham Lincoln’s daddy is buried there.” In school many times during history class the teacher would say, the history book is a liar.

Abraham Lincoln was born in Western NC.” The people who moved to WNC the last thirty or forty years have never heard the story of Lincoln and Enloe. Among these was William Macon Coleman, who in published the pamphlet The Evidence that Abraham Lincoln Was Not Born in Lawful Wedlock: or, The Sad Story of Nancy Hanks.

During the early decades of the 20 th century, however, most Lincoln scholars and their readers adopted Hitchcock’s version of Nancy Hanks’s parentage.

Future president Abraham Lincoln is born in Hodgenville, Kentucky on Febru Lincoln, one of America’s most admired presidents, grew up a member of a poor family in Kentucky and Indiana. "I am one of the two living men who can prove that Abraham Lincoln, or Linkhorn, as the family was miscalled, was born in lawful wedlock, for I saw Thomas Lincoln marry Nancy Hanks on the 12th day of June, I was hunting roots for my medicine and just went to the wedding to get a good supper and got it.

Some of the evidence is derived from direct quotes from Lincoln's friends and associates, letters to and from Lincoln, and other documents, while other evidence is circumstantial.

The most convincing evidence is that Lincoln slept in the same tiny beds with a few males when it was not necessary and, in one case, only when his wife was out of by: 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S.

president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination inat the end of a brutal civil war in whichmen died. The heterosexuality of Abraham Lincoln (–), the 16th President of the United States, has been questioned by some activists.

Lincoln was married to Mary Todd from November 4,until his death on Apand fathered four children with her. Lincoln and Mary Todd met in Springfield in and became engaged in Born in a Kentucky log cabin to a frontier family who later moved to Indiana and Illinois, young Abraham Lincoln grew up in abject poverty.

He had about eighteen months of formal education because he worked to supplement his family’s income. An avid reader, he made extraordinary efforts to gain knowledge while working at many jobs, from farm hand to store clerk. Lincoln, Abraham U.S. Pres. Abraham Lincoln, February 5,photograph by Alexander Gardner.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Booth was a member of one of America’s most renowned families of actors. His brother Edwin Booth was widely regarded as the country’s leading actor, a mantle he had inherited from their father, Junius Brutus Booth, and. Most historians agree that Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, was born out of wedlock.

Lincoln confirmed this by telling his law partner, William Herndon, that his mother was "the illegitimate daughter of Lucy Hanks and a well-bred Virginia farmer or planter.". Published information about Nancy's mother being Lucy Shipley and her father being James Hanks is contrary to the theory that Nancy was illegitimate and that Lucy was born into the Hanks family, as was published by William E.

Barton in the "Life of Abraham Lincoln" and Michael Burkhimer in " Essential Lincoln Books". The other issue regards the Enloeist claim that Abraham Lincoln was born intwo years before the marriage of Nancy and Tom Lincoln.

Even worse, Guelzo said, Lincoln signed into law the Homestead Act ofwhich allowed any U.S. citizen who had not taken up arms against the Union to claim a acre plot of western land for Author: Hannah Natanson. Over at the First Thoughts blog, Mark Movsesian offers a brief note on the question of whether Abraham Lincoln was a Christian, or even claimed a religious affiliation at all.

In April ofBrian Lamb of C-SPAN’s Booknotes asked about this when interviewing Allen Guellzo, author of the intellectual biography Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President, which goes into detail about Lincoln. As a sexologist, I posit that Lincoln was a Kinsey homosexual with more than incidental opposite-sex contact.

But as I studied Lincoln's magnificent life, I realized that William Herndon, Lincoln's law partner for 20 years and the keeper of Lincoln's legacy, never mentioned anything that would leave one to believe that Lincoln was gay. Had it not been for the contentious Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Dred Scott case, Abraham Lincoln likely would have remained at the bar.

However, you can contact the Abraham Lincoln Research Site for help like this. Did Lincoln leave a diary. There is no evidence that Lincoln kept a diary. He did, however, keep correspondence and scraps of speeches in the lining of his hat.

Was Lincoln Gay. Historian Allen Guelzo is not the only one who considers this a preposterous claim. Click. Lincoln, Abraham: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from until his assassination in April Lincoln and his supporters preserved the Union by defeating the South in the Civil War.

Lincoln was born Februin Hodgenville, Kentucky. In his family moved to a farm in Indiana, where he. Lincoln, himself, apparently believed that his mother was born out of wedlock. In either case, Nancy came of lowly people. Reared by her aunt, Betsy Hanks, who married Thomas Sparrow, she was utterly uneducated.

Abraham was seven years old when, in Decemberthe Lincolns struck out northwestward. While many of America’s presidents came from prominent, educated homes, one of our most famous — Abraham Lincoln — did not. Growing up in the backwoods of Kentucky and then Indiana, Lincoln rarely enjoyed the privilege of full-time schooling.

The certificate of marriage is still in existence. Abraham Lincoln would probably have given much to see it, for all his life he was apparently afraid that he had been born a bastard, son of a mother who had herself been born out of wedlock. This mother, Nancy Hanks, is a vague and shadowy figure who left no tangible record behind : Yes, he absolutely was.

In Lincoln unconstitutionally suspended the writs of habeas corpus. These were rights guaranteed to all people by the constitution. Lincoln also declared marshall law. The author examines C. Tripp’s long-awaited, hotly contested book, The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln—and ponders American sexuality a century before Kinsey.

Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from until his assassination in April Lincoln and his supporters preserved the Union by defeating the South in the Civil War.

Lincoln was born Februin. His mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, was in fact born out of wedlock, and her own pregnancy with the future president is rumoured to have occurred in equally dubious circumstances, though the presence of Abraham’s older.

1. Lincoln wasn’t an abolitionist. Abraham Lincoln did believe that slavery was morally wrong, but there was one big problem: It was sanctioned by the highest law in the land, the Constitution. History and evidence of the passage of Abraham Lincoln from Harrisburg, Pa., to Washington, D.C., on the 22d and 23d of February, Contributor Names Pinkerton, Allan, Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress).

That discussion began to simmer in the popular media in the mids but has been given greater credence and focus by the posthumous publication of C. A. Tripp's book, The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln. Sidney Blumenthal. Sidney Blumenthal is the author of All the Powers of Earth, The Political Life of Abraham LincolnA Self-Made Man, and Wrestling with His Angel, the first three Author: Eric Cortellessa.Legitimacy, in traditional Western common law, is the status of a child born to parents who are legally married to each other, and of a child conceived before the parents obtain a legal sely, illegitimacy (or bastardy) has been the status of a child born outside marriage, such a child being known as a bastard, love child, or illegitimate when such a .