When George W Lincoln was born on 19 February 1866, in Green Valley, DuPage, Illinois, United States, his father, David Lincoln, was 37 and his mother, Phoebe Coriell, was 38. He married Mary Ann Barber on 18 March 1899, in Lancaster, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Seward, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 14 March 1904, at the age of 38.
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.