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CASSINGHAMS in America

Sylvester D. Lincoln was born 6 Jul 1864 in Durham, Hancock, Illinois. He is the son of Margaret Cassingham and Eli Nathan Lincoln. He was a school teacher and a high school principal. He died 12 Sep 1947 at the age of 83. He is buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.

On 2 or 5 Nov 1893, he married Minnie M. Johnson in McDonough County, Illinois. She was born 29 Dec 1867/1868. She died 28 Jan 1927 at age 58/59 and is buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.

Children of Sylvester D. Lincoln and Minnie M. Johnson:

  1. Gladys Lincoln was born 18/19 Oct 1894 in Elvaston, Hancock, Illinois. On 12 Mar 1949, she married Garfield Nicholls. He died 15 Aug 1964. She died 18 Jun 1979 at age 84 in Warren, Marshall, Minnesota. She was buried 23 Jun 1979 at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois.
  2. Leland Lincoln was born 21 Oct 1896 in Elvaston, Hancock, Illinois.

Sources

Sylvester: Marriage from the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900 which gives the date as the 5th.

Gladys: Birth and Death from the Social Security Death Index (SSN 475-07-4249) - which lists her birth as the 19th.

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.

  • Sylvester: 1870 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 25.
  • Sylvester: 1880 Census. Durham, Hancock, Illinois. Page 2.

 


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Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.