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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'William H. Herndon Notes from Lincoln Family Bible' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: manuscript]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon110.html


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Nancy. J. William was born March the 18th 1836
Abraham Lincoln — son of Thomas Lincoln was married to Mary Todd Nov 4th 1842
John D. Johnson was married to his 2d Wife, Nancy Jane Williams March the 5th 1851 —
Thomas Lincoln died January 17th 1851 — aged 73 years & 11 days —
Daniel. W. Johnston — son of John D & Mary Johnston died July 15th 1846 —

Nancy Lincoln wife of Thomas Lincoln died October the 5th 1818.
Sarah daughter of Thomas Lincoln, wife of Aaron Grigsby died January 20th 1828.
Thomas Lincoln Married to Sarah Johnston Decr 2d 1819.
Nancy or Sarah Lincoln daughter of Thomas Lincoln was married to Aaron Grigsby Aug. — 1826

This I copied from the bible of Lincoln — made in his own hand writing — now in the possession of Col Chapman — ie the leaf of the Bible — now in fragments Causing me trouble to make out — pieces small — worn it in some man's pockett.

Sept 1865
W H Herndon

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2318; Huntington Library: LN2408, 2:482 — 83

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed. 'William H. Herndon Notes from Lincoln Family Bible' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: manuscript]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon110.html
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