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Topic Sets to Study Abraham Lincoln His Life and Before the Civil War

CONTENTS SET A:  Abraham Lincoln Biographical Information -- Child and Boyhood

Topic Three: Lincoln Family Genealogy Project & Topic Four:  Lincolns and Pioneer Life-- Frontier Education

 
     b.=born         m.=married        ?=not known (usually a birth or death date)
The Lincolns

Samuel & Martha Lincoln

Children:
Thomas, Besheba

Thomas Lincoln m. Nancy Hanks who died

Thomas /Nancy Children:
Sarah, Abraham
and Thomas (died at 2 yrs. old)

m.  Sarah Bush
Johnston


Sarah Bush children:
Elizabeth, Matilda, and John D.



Abraham Lincoln m. Mary Ann Todd:

Children:
Robert, Edward, William, Thomas
The Hanks

John Hanks m. Nancy Shipley

Children:
Nancy Hanks
(who m. Thomas Lincoln),

Elizabeth m. Thomas Sparrow
(no children)

Nancy Hanks (not married), daughter of Joseph Hanks was the mother of
Dennis Hanks m. Sarah (Betsy) Elizabeth Johnston (Sarah Bush's daughter)

Children:
Sarah Jane;
John Talbot;
Nancy;
Harriet;
Amanda;
Mary;
Charles;
Theophilus





The Halls

Squire Hall m. Matilda (Tildy) Johnston (Sarah Bush's daughter)
Children:
3 sons and  five daughters, including:

John Johnston (1829-1909) m.            Elizabeth Jane Taylor;

Nancy Ann (1832-?);
Alfred L. (1839-?);
Sarah Louisa (1841-1935) m. Merrill Fox;
Joseph A;.
Amanda;
Harriet;





Squire dies,
Matilda marries Reuben Moore.  They would have one son, Giles

Matilda lives and dies in the Moore House, near Goosenest Farm

The Bushes & Johnstons

Christopher Bush m. Hannah

Children:
6 sons, 3 daughters, including Sarah (step mother of Abraham)
m.
Daniel Johnston

Children: Sarah Elizabeth, Matilda,
John Davis

Sarah Bush Johnston m. Thomas Lincoln
Children:
none

Matilda Johnston m. Squire Hall (see as listed for the Hall Family) 

Children:
John, Nancy, Elizabeth, Alfred, Sarah Louisa, Joseph Amanda and Harriet

Squire would die and Matilda (Tildy) would marry Reuben Moore
Children:
Giles




John Davis Johnston (son of Sarah Bush Lincoln) m. Mary Mary Barker
Children:
6 sons, 1 daughter

Mary dies and John Davis marries Nancy Williams
children:
John Davis Jr.

The Bush Family line continues through the ancestors of Hannah Bush Radley who married John Sawyer and their children:
Lydia and Ann

 
Return to ". . . If You Lived with the Thomas Lincoln Family  Activity Page"
THE RESOURCES
Print Books:
Ann McGovern, ". . .If You Grew Up With Abraham Lincoln"  Illustrated by George Ulrich, Scholastic, Inc. 1992, ISBN 0-500-45154-5

Lloyd Ostendorf, "Abraham Lincoln The Boy The Man"  Illustrated by Lloyd Ostendorf, Phillip H. Wagner, Publisher, Wagner Office Systems, 2800-2 S. 6th St. 62703  1962

Amy L. Cohn & Suzy Schmidt, "Abraham Lincoln"  Pictures by David A. Johnson  Scholastic Press, N.Y.  ISBN 0-590-93566-6

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