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Lincoln Families of Hingham, Massachusetts

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There were four (4) Thomas Lincolns in Hingham at the same time. DNA Testing has shown that the families were not related, and probably took their name from the same village.

They were known by the various occupations: Miller, Cooper, Weaver, Husbandman:

1. Thomas Lincoln, (the Miller) of Hingham, and Taunton

Came to America and settled in Hingham in 1635
Removed to Taunton before 1665
He married twice:
Unknown in England before 1630
Elizabeth Street, widow, married as 2nd wife 1655
Samuel baptized Feb 1637
Thomas baptized May 1638
John baptized Feb 1639
Mary b. Oct 16, 1642. Married Richard Stephens and William Hack
Sarah bpt. Dec 1645. Married Joseph Wills
Died/ Will proved 1684
There is no evidence he was son of Thomas Lincoln Sr

2. Thomas Lincoln, (the Cooper), also known as the "maltster", resided in Hingham or Windham

Settled in Hingham about 1635/36.
Wife: Anis/Avith Lane
Thomas, born May 6, 1633
Joseph, born Nov 20, 1640
Benjamin, born May 7, 1643
Deborah, born Aug 3, 1645. Married Samuel Thaxter, June 13, 1678.
Sarah, born Oct 5, 1650.
Will proved 17 Oct. 1692

3. Thomas Lincoln, (the Weaver)

Brother of Daniel Lincoln, , and Samuel Lincoln, Sr., weaver and ancestor of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
Came to New England in 1633 with Cousin Nicholas Jacob, and resided at Watertown and Charlestown
1635 Moved to Hingham
Susanna UNKNOWN, d. 1641
Mary UNKNOWN, d. 21 Dec 1683
Died 2 Sept 1675

4 Thomas Lincoln, (the Husbandman)

Came from Wymondham in the County of Norfolk, Eng
Settle in Hingham 1638, resided in Hingham or Windham
Born December 22, 1622, son of Joan and brother of Stephen Lincoln
Married Margaret Langer, dau. of Richard Langer, who 5 Mar 1693/94 in Hingham
Caleb, Oct. 8, 1643, d. young
Joshua, bpt. May 3, 1645 (twin) Died 21 Apr 1694.
Caleb, bpt. May 3, 1645 (twin) Died 9 Dec 1715.
Susanna, bpt. Aug. 16, 1646.
Mary, born Feb. 10, 1647-48 (bpt. Apr. 23, 1648).
Sarah, bpt. Sept. 29,1650.
Thomas, born Dec. 22, 1652. Died 28 Sep 1698 in Plymouth MA.
Daniel, bpt. May 14, 1654, d. 14 Feb. 1669-70.
Elizabeth, born Dec. 2, 1656. Died Dec 28, 1741.
Ephraim, born Nov. 1, 1659, d. 28 Jan the following year.
Ruth, born Nov. 19, 1662. Died April 10, 1751.
Died August 16, 1692

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