The Pioneer and the Prairie Lawyer: Boone and Lincoln Family Heritage, Biographical and Historical, 1603-1985
The Pioneer & the Prairie Lawyer, Boone & Lincoln Family Heritage is a 400 year account of the Daniel Boone & Abraham Lincoln families, their ... Show synopsis The Pioneer & the Prairie Lawyer, Boone & Lincoln Family Heritage is a 400 year account of the Daniel Boone & Abraham Lincoln families, their marriages & migrating together for forty-nine years through seven states. Their ancestors descended from the Anglican Church & became Quakers. Rather than suffer possible persecution, they emigrated to America. Samuel Lincoln in 1637 & George Boone in 1717. The two families met in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 1727 where the first of many marriages, between the two families, took place in 1738. Their migration started in 1750 when they relocated in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where Thomas Lincoln (Abe's Father) was born in 1778. Abe's mother Nancy Hanks, was born "illegitimately" in a wilderness cabin in present Mineral County, West Virginia. Little-known historical & biographical incidents & anecdotes are brought together as the book weaves its way through the lives of their ancestors & descendants through the eyes & camera of the author. Many students from grade school through universities as well as adults & senior groups, nationwide frequently ask "Why didn't we learn this in school. We want to learn more about our early American history." Many people in book stores, libraries, national, state & local parks & historic sights in the Boone-Lincoln country have expressed a strong interest in a published work bringing these two famous families together in a single publication. 6 X 9" perfect-bound, 224 page, 60 pictures, 5 maps, 2-400 year genealogy charts.