TITLE

Lincoln Had a Stepbrother

PUB. DATE
February 1940
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;2/17/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 34, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's stepbrother John D. Johnston. It states that Lincoln's father, Thomas, married Johnston's mother Sarah Bush in 1819. It cites that the president paid for the mortgage of the forty-acre land in Goose Nest Prairie, Coles County in Illinois, which his stepbrother sold to school commissioners for $200 after their father died. It presents the letters that Lincoln had written to his stepbrother soon after their father died in 1851.
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21165657

 

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