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Lincoln Bancroft
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1877
Johnstown
Cumberland County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1942
Effingham
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

Lincoln Bancroft (Illinois State Representative, Rebublican, Greenup) was born in Johnstown,Cumberland County,Illinois; graduated from Greenup schools then studied law. Was with the law office of W.H. McDonald for seven years. He served one term as Mayor of Greenup, IL. Was instrumential in getting the Carnegie Library in Greenup, making a trip to Pittsburg to pick up the funds. He served as State Representative in the House from 1914 to 1928 (also as Speaker) earning the title of Mr. Republician. Upon retirement he entered the insurance business until his death in 1942 when he was killed in a single car accident south of Effingham, Illinois.

He m. Birdie Gochenour 20 Oct 1903, they had three children; Harold, Lucile and Glen Edward. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Rowland Bancroft (1856 - 1943)
  Sarah Jane Michaels Bancroft (1855 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Birdie Gochenour Bancroft (1876 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Glen Edward Bancroft (1905 - ____)*
  Lucile Bancroft Shair (1906 - 1999)*
  Harold Wesley Bancroft (1909 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lincoln Bancroft (1877 - 1942)
  Roscoe Bancroft (1880 - 1881)*
  Ernest James Bancroft (1882 - 1950)*
  Dorsey Leonard Bancroft (1884 - 1957)*
  Benjamin Bancroft (1887 - 1889)*
  Edith Bancroft (1889 - 1898)*
  Golda M Bancroft Kennard (1892 - 1978)*
  John Wesley Bancroft (1898 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenup Cemetery
Greenup
Cumberland County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.24697, -88.1731
 
Created by: L Hays
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104013081
Lincoln Bancroft
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Lincoln Bancroft
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Lincoln Bancroft
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- L Hays
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
sorry we never got to meet your cousin
- Ruby Churchill
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
 
 
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