Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States, was born near Hodgenville, Larue Co., Ky. Feb. 12th 1809. He did not attend college. In 1826 he moved to Springfield and practiced law. In 1827 he married Mary Todd. Lincoln served but a little more than a month of a second term as President when he was assassinated while at Ford's Theatre, Washington, on April 14th, 1863, by John Wilkes Booth. He expired on the following morning. He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill., Mrs. Lincoln died in 1882.