Abraham Lincoln BORN: February 12, 1809 BIRTHPLACE: Hardin County, Kentucky
Abraham Lincoln's Childhood and Education
Family Father: Thomas Lincoln - farmer and carpenter Mother: Nancy Hanks – His stepmother - Sarah Bush Johnston. Wife: Mary Todd Children: Robert Todd - lawyer and diplomat; William Wallace - the only president's child to die, and Thomas "Tad" - died at 18.
1860 presidential election
the Civil War (1861 - 1865)
Five days after the War ended, on the 15 of April in 1865 President Lincoln was shot in Ford’s Theatre in Washington.