American President: Abraham Lincoln
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...log cabin with dirt floors in Hardin County, Kentucky, on February 12, 1809, to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks. Thomas Lincoln was a barely literate farmer and carpenter. When Lincoln was seven, the Lincoln family, consisting of the parents, Abe and his elder sister, Sarah, moved to Little Pigeon Creek in Perry County, Indiana, which was wild frontier country. The family abode was a rough 360-square foot log cabin. On Nancy’s death, two years later, Thomas married Sarah Bush Johnston, with whom Abe developed a deeply... ? Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), served as the sixteenth President of the United s of America from 1861-1865. His rise, from the humblest of beginnings to...