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as Lincoln, his marriage and married life.
Nancy Hanks, the President's mother.
her sadness, her g on this is apparent when it is shown that Nancy Hanks was the daughter of Lucy Hanks, who afterwamarriage of his parents, Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, has been lost; but fortunately the recordsty of the infant child of a poor girl named Nancy Hanks; and, after marriage, removed with her to Warding the definition of the names Lincoln and Hanks it is said, the first is merely a local name w of his day. At the time of his marriage to Nancy Hanks he could neither read nor write; but his wietter to John Johnston, Jan. 12, 1851.
Nancy Hanks, the mother of the President, at a very eary years in Illinois, was the son of another Nancy Hanks — the aunt of the President's mother.
I ha They are to be married next week; her name is Hanks.
There were very few who did not believe thishe President's mother or not. The fact that Nancy Hanks did marry that year gives color to the beli