Fanny M. Lincoln

12 November 1842–22 February 1867 (Age 24)
Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Fanny M.

When Fanny M. Lincoln was born on 12 November 1842, in Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Harry G Lincoln, was 37 and her mother, Jerusha F. Jenney, was 30. She had at least 1 son with George W. Harroun. She died on 22 February 1867, at the age of 24, and was buried in Corfu, Pembroke, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. Harroun
Fanny M. Lincoln
James Lincoln Harroun

Spouse and Children

    George W. Harroun





    James Lincoln Harroun


Parents and Siblings

    Harry G Lincoln


    Jerusha F. Jenney




    Charles F. Lincoln


    Sarah E. Lincoln


    Frederic Lincoln



    Ebenezer Lincoln


+2 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 21

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny M Lincoln in household of Mary G Lincoln, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Fanny Lincoln in household of Harry G Lincoln, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Fanny Harroun, "Find A Grave Index"

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