1858 Autobiographical Statement for Dictionary of Congress
Born, February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Profession, a lawyer.
Have been a captain of volunteers in Black Hawk war.
Postmaster at a very small office.
Four times a member of the Illinois legislature, and was a member of the lower house of Congress.
Did You Know?
The last Lincoln decendent was Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith (1904-1985), the great grandson of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois