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Thomas Lincoln
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Thank you Sir.
- Kathy Shaw
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014

 Added: Oct. 5, 2014

- Lisa McCrehin McKown
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014
- David Carrasquillo
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014

- sunsetg
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014
a distant cousin
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014

- Sojourner
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014

- Tom Cummings
 Added: May. 25, 2014

 Added: May. 18, 2014
He had another son Jesse Linkhorn buried in Byesville, Guernsey Co Ohio no 30019860
 Added: May. 11, 2014
In respect for my 5th cousin, 5x removed,
- Barbara Love Moss
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014
Thomas, rest in peace with your family. Your 1st cousin 6x removed.
- KD.Herring
 Added: Apr. 4, 2014
RIP My 1st Cousin 8x removed.
- Nikki Rice
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

 Added: Mar. 23, 2014
~*~ Today is full of memories, happiness and tears, of all the celebrations we've shared throughout the years ~ And though I'll always miss you, the endless joy you brought, warms my heart with gratitude and fills my every thought ~ Wherever you are resting , I hope that you can see, how precious and uplifting your memory is to me ~*~
- Remembered ~*~ Angels
 Added: Mar. 11, 2014

- Phoenix
 Added: Mar. 3, 2014

- Love, Edie ღ
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014
The grand nephew of husband of 1st cousin 1x removed of husband of my 1st cousin 6x removed
- Charlotte Ann Price
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
Thomas, rest in peace. Your 1st cousin 6x removed.
- KD. Herring
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014

- Love, Edie ღ
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014
Sending you blessings and prayers on 163rd anniversary in Heaven. May you be at rest in heavenly peace Thomas!
- Osiris
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
Jesse linkhorn 30019860
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014
LINKED TO LINCOLN DNA CONFIRMS LOCAL MAN DESCENDANT OF 16TH PRESIDENTDan Davis The Daily Jeffersonian Published: November 19, 2012 1:00PM"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."The speaker of those words: President Abraham Lincoln, as he dedicated the Soldier's National Cemetery at the Gettysburg battlefield on Nov. 19, 1863 ... 149 years ago today.For Guernsey County resident James A. Linkhorn, it marked one of the finest moments in the career of his great-great uncle, the 16th president of the United States, "Honest Abe" Lincoln.The Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 marked a pivotal point in American history. The nation was divided by the Civil War. As the Union fought to restore unity the Confederacy battled for independence.Gettysburg marked the turning point of the war. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's invasion of the north failed. Casualties numbered nearly 50,000.Residents of the Pennsylvania town buried thousands of the dead in shallow graves. Heavy rains washed many from their inadequate interments, and the need for a proper cemetery was realized.President Abraham Lincoln visited the battlefield. It is there that he delivered his famous Gettysburg Address.Fast forward to March 27, 2012. Linkhorn receives certification of his DNA testing results: He is a descendant of Lincoln."I am related to Abraham Lincoln," the 91-year-old said. "We always knew it. There was just no way of proving it."He heard the story of his relation to Lincoln repeated often in his youth. But that was prior to DNA testing, and proving the lineal link beyond doubt was not possible.Samuel "the weaver" Lincoln was born in England and died in Massachusetts in 1690. His line of descendants includes Mordecai I (born 1657, died 1727), Mordecai II (born 1686, died 1736), John (born 1716, died 1788) and Abraham Linkhorn (born 1739, died 1785), the president's grandfather.At some point, "Lincoln" became "Linkhorn," possibly due to a misspelling on a legal document. Another theory holds that both surnames were used interchangeably.The president's father, Thomas, used "Lincoln" as a surname, and the tradition continued.Thomas Lincoln fathered an illegitimate child, Jesse Linkhorn, who would be Abraham Lincoln's younger half-brother. Linkhorn moved to Ohio and settled in present-day Jackson Township near Byesville."He was a carpenter," James said of his great-grandfather's vocation. "He built several houses in Byesville."Some of those sat on the lot currently occupied by the McDonald's restaurant.Jesse Linkhorn fathered three daughters and as many sons. Son Joseph was the father of Orville, James Linkhorn's father.Jesse Linkhorn died in 1892. He is buried in Enon Cemetery in Byesville.At the urging of family members, James Linkhorn supplied a DNA sample for testing earlier this year to Family Tree DNA. The results provided the confirmation he needed: His branch grew from the Lincoln/Linkhorn family tree.Direct descendants of Abraham Lincoln are no more. The last living descendant, Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, died Dec. 24, 1985, without fathering children.The lineage of "the weaver" continues through James Linkhorn and his three sons, however.ddavis@daily-comNovember 3, 2013
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- elaine bailey
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

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- Jackie Howard
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

- David Wend
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014
Happy Birthday in Heaven Mr. Lincoln!
- Osiris
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

- Love, Edie ღ
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014

- Esther Kinder
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
Thank you for producing the greatest American who ever lived.
 Added: Dec. 31, 2013
Rest In Peace Mr. Lincoln and Thank You For Giving Us Our "16th" President Of The United States Of America.
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
~*~ May Joy fill your heart ~ love and happiness surround you ~*~
- Remembered ~*~ Angels
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013

- MacBean
 Added: Nov. 19, 2013

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013

- aye ain't
 Added: Oct. 7, 2013

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013

- Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
Your son was the best leader this nation has ever had!!
- Ed. McConnell
 Added: Aug. 19, 2013

 Added: Jul. 16, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful son Thomas. May you sleep in heavenly peace knowing he grew up to be a beloved President who is still remembered today and will always be remembered everywhere.
- September Blue
 Added: Jul. 13, 2013

- Remembered ~*~ Angels
 Added: May. 27, 2013
- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
For my ancestor
- April Lincoln
 Added: Apr. 6, 2013

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- Sharon
 Added: Feb. 12, 2013
Thank you for teaching your son the virtues and leadership that helped him lead us through a terrible time and resulting changing history.
- Kathy Shaw
 Added: Feb. 8, 2013
Thomas Lincoln:Thank you sir for being a father figure to the nation's 16th president, he learned alot from you, happy 235th birthday and may you rest in peace!
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013
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