Stillman P Lincoln

Brief Life History of Stillman P

When Stillman P Lincoln was born about 1864, in New York, United States, his father, Stillman Preston Lincoln, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Lawrence, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Stillman Preston Lincoln
1821–1885
Elizabeth Lawrence
1830–1897
Laura E. Lincoln
1849–1934
Mary Lincoln
1852–
Harriett G Lincoln
1858–1862
Amanda Lincoln
1860–
Stillman P Lincoln
1864–
Charles L Lincoln
1851–1931
Minnie Lincoln
1853–1910
Florence Lincoln
1863–1929
Adelaide Ada Lincoln
1864–1918
Abraham P Lincoln
1865–1934
Gertrude Susan Lincoln
1869–1925

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  • Stillman P Lincoln in household of Stillman P Lincoln, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement, colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.

African American: adoption of the surname in 1 above, in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the US, who abolished slavery.

History: Abraham Lincoln (1809–65), 16th president of the US, was the son of an illiterate laborer, descended from Samuel Lincoln, who had emigrated from England to MA in 1637.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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