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Catherine Lincoln Sullenger
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1817
Harrison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1908
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Catherine, first cousin of President Abraham Lincoln, was born 23 DEC 1817 in Blue River, Harrison, Indiana , and died
aft 1880 in Jasper County, MO. She was buried in Sherwood Cemetery. She was the daughter of Mordicai Lincoln, brother of Thomas Lincoln and Uncle of Abraham Lincoln, posibbly the daughter of Josiah Lincoln , another brother of Thomas. Catherine married John Sullenger 28 DEC 1836 in Harrison County, IN . He was born 25 AUG 1816 in Orange County, IN, and died 20 FEB 1898 in Jasper County, MO. As a bride and groom, Catherine and John came to Missouri with John's parents, Peter and Luvicia (George) Sullinger.They all homesteaded land south of Turkey Creek, northwest of Joplin, not far from Belleville.John died on the homestead. Catherine died at the home of a daughter in Joplin, Missouri.

Children of Catherine Lincoln and John F. Sullenger are:

i. Elizabeth Sullenger was born 24 NOV 1837 in Orange Co., Indiana, and died 15 SEP 1875 in Jasper Co., Missouri. She married Joseph R. Dickson 13 OCT 1856 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

ii. Jacob Sullenger was born 7 SEP 1839 in Harrison Co., Indiana, and died 15 JUN 1864 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

iii. Susan Sullenger was born 9 OCT 1841 in Harrison Co., Indiana, and died JUL 1879 in Jasper Co., Missouri. She married James A. Longan 1861 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

iv. Nancy Sullenger was born 13 SEP 1844 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 16 DEC 1924 in Neosho Co., Missouri. She married Alonzo L. James 12 OCT 1873 in Newton Co., Missouri.

v. Martha E. Sullenger was born 24 SEP 1847 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 8 APR 1880 in Jasper Co., Missouri. She married William F. Dyer 4 APR 1875 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

vi. Abbie Sullenger was born 17 FEB 1848 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 21 JUL 1872 in Empire City, Cherokee Co., Kansas. She married Samuel H. Messer 17 APR 1870 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

vii. Eliza Sullenger was born 2 MAY 1851 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 13 APR 1873 in Jasper Co., Missouri. She married Joseph R. Dickson 28 MAR 1869 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

viii. Lovicia Sullenger was born 29 MAY 1853 in Missouri. She married John Tedrow 24 SEP 1880 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

ix. Ellen Malinda Sullenger was born 18 JUL 1855 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 18 FEB 1923. She married William F. Dyer.

x. Wilford Sullenger was born 17 JUN 1857 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 14 DEC 1934 in Chitwood, Jasper Co., Missouri. He married Luetta Alice Longan 9 JAN 1881 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

xi. Rachel Sullenger was born 26 JUN 1861 in Jasper Co., Missouri, and died 8 MAR 1944 in Jasper Co., Missouri. She married James A. Coble 20 SEP 1885 in Jasper Co., Missouri.

1850 United States Federal Census about Katharine Sullenger
Name: Katharine Sullenger
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1850: District 41, Jasper, Missouri
Gender: Female
Family Number: 295
Household Members:
Name Age
John Sullenger 30
Katharine Sullenger 30
Elizabeth Sullenger 9
Jacob Sullenger 8
Susan Sullenger 6
Nancy Sullenger 5
Martha Sullenger 3
Abby Sullenger 1

1860 United States Federal Census about Catharine Sullinger
Name: Catharine Sullinger
Age in 1860: 40
Birth Year: abt 1820
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1860: Center Creek, Jasper, Missouri
Gender: Female
Post Office: Sherwood
Name Age
John Sullinger 46
Catharine Sullinger 40
Jacob Sullinger 20
Susan Sullinger 18
Nancy Sullinger 16
Martha Sullinger 12
Abbie Sullinger 10
Eliza Sullinger 8
Louisa Sullinger 6
Ellen Sullinger 5
Willford Sullinger 3

Name: Catharine Sallinger
Birth Year (Estimated): 1830
Gender: Female
Age (Original): 40y
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Event Place: Missouri, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John Sallinger M 54y Indiana
Catharine Sallinger F 40y Indiana
Nancy Sallinger F 26y Missouri
Martha Sallinger F 23y Missouri
Lovicia Sallinger F 16y Missouri
Ellen M Sallinger F 13y Missouri
Wilfred Sullenger M 11y Missouri
Rachael Sullenger F 9y Missouri

Name: Catherine Sullinger
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Galena, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 62
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Keeping House
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Birth Date: 1818
Spouse's Name: John Sullinger
Spouse's Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self John Sullinger M 63 Indiana, United States
Wife Catherine Sullinger F 62 Indiana, United States
Daughter Luvicie Sullinger F 26 Missouri, United States
Son Wilford Sullinger M 21 Missouri, United States
Daughter Rachel Sullinger F 19 Missouri, United States
Granddaughter Cora Clark F 5 Kansas, United States
Granddaughter Nora Clark F 1 Kansas, United States

1900 United States Federal Census about Catherine Sod*
Name: Catherine Sod*
Age: 80
Birth Date: Apr 1820
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1900: Joplin Ward 3, Jasper, Missouri
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Mother in Law
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother: number of living children: 4
Mother: How many children: 4
Household Members:
Name Age
Alonz?? James 53
Nancy James 54
Horace B James 22
Frank James 19
Catherine Sod****** 80

Family desendants note her as daughter of Moracai Lincoln.

From the 1923 book of descendants of Samuel Lincoln by Waldo Lincoln:
Katherine Lincoln, born abt 1817 at Blue River, Ind.; married (license given Dec. 28, 1836, in Harrrison County, but the marriage is not recorded there) John Sullinger
She was the daughter of Josiah, son of Abraham (John, Mordecai, Mordecai, Samuel) and Bathsheba (Herring) Lincoln of Augusta county, Va., and of Jefferson county, Ky., born about 1774, in Virginia; died Sep., 1835, in Harrison county, Ind., probably at Blue River. 
Family links: 
  Josiah Lincoln (1773 - 1835)
  Catharine Barlow Lincoln (1775 - ____)
  John Sullenger (1816 - 1898)
  Jacob Sullenger (1839 - 1864)*
  Nancy Sullenger James (1844 - 1924)*
  Ellen Sullenger Dyer (1856 - 1923)*
  Wilford Sullinger (1857 - 1934)*
  Rachel Sullinger Coble (1861 - 1944)*
  Barbara Lincoln Crutchfield (1802 - 1842)*
  Thomas Lincoln (1806 - 1849)*
  Elizabeth Lincoln Denton (1809 - 1848)*
  Nancy Lincoln Briscoe (1810 - 1843)*
  Jacob Lincoln (1815 - 1889)*
  Catherine Lincoln Sullenger (1817 - 1908)
*Calculated relationship
Joint Headstone Inscription "Our Mother and Father
Sherwood Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Jude
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
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- Misty Dawn
 Added: May. 1, 2016
Catherine, rest peacefully. Your 2nd cousin 5x removed.
- KD Herring
 Added: Mar. 2, 2015
a distant cousin
- Melva "Jo" Wright
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014
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