Facts and Events
||5 Feb 1784
||Hampshire County, Virginia (now Mineral County, West Virginia)born out of wedlock to Lucy Hanks
||Nelson, Kentucky, United Statesmoved to Kentucky with grandparents Joseph and Nancy Hanks
||Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United Statesage 9 - after the death of her grandfather, Nancy moved in with mother Lucy and her husband Henry Sparrow and became known as "Nancy Sparrow"
||Nelson, Kentucky, United Statesage 15 - gave birth to son Dennis Hanks out of wedlock but did not raise him ; son Dennis lived in the household of Nancy's sister Elizabeth (Hanks) Sparrow and her husband Thomas Sparrow until their death
||12 Jun 1806
||Washington, Kentucky, United Statesto Thomas Lincoln
||5 Oct 1818
||Spencer, Indiana, United Statesage 38 - died of milk sickness at Little Pigeon Creek
||Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lincoln City, Spencer County, Indiana, USA
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Lea, J. Henry; Hutchinson, J. R. The Ancestry of Abraham Lincoln, Second Publisher: HeritageQuest Online, Second Address: http:/www.heritagequestonline.com/. (Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1909), 85, Secondary quality.
- Hitchcock, Caroline Hanks. Nancy Hanks : The Story of Abraham Lincoln's Mother, 1900, Secondary quality.
- Nancy Hanks Lincoln, a frontier portrait, 1953, Secondary quality.
- Nancy Hanks: Of Undistinguished Families; a Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical Study of the Ancestry of the Mother of Abraham Lincoln ..., 1959, Secondary quality.
- The Shipley Ancestry of Lincoln's Mother, Secondary quality.
- The evidence that Abraham Lincoln was not born in lawful wedlock: or, The sad story of Nancy Hanks, late 1800s, Secondary quality.
author William Macon Coleman
- ↑ Nancy Lincoln, in Find A Grave.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Nancy Hanks Lincoln heritage, in Wikipedia, Last retrieved Feb 2016, Secondary quality.
... There is long standing controversy regarding Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln's heritage. Nancy was the wife of Thomas Lincoln and mother of the 16th president Abraham Lincoln. ...
... A recent mitochondrial DNA test of descendants of daughters of Joseph Hanks, daughters of Lucy Hanks Sparrow, and two Shipley sisters show a match between Hanks and Sparrow and no match to the Shipleys, making it certain Nancy Hanks is the illegitimate daughter of Lucy Hanks, and that Lucy is the daughter of Ann "Nanny" Lee Hanks. ...