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Abraham lincoln was the 16th president of the united states, serving from march 1861 until his assassination in april 1865 lincoln led the united states through its civil war—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In the final analysis, we see that abraham was an exemplary individual, not so much in his piety or perfect life (he had his shortcomings, as we saw), but because his life illustrates so many truths of the christian life. Abraham lincoln abraham lincoln, the 16th president of the united states, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history--the civil war.
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Genesis 12 - 25 chronology of abraham's life (am, anno mundi year of the world) ggf dies shem, abe's 7 eber, abe's abraham marries keturah. Abraham lincoln was born in a log cabin near hodgenville, kentucky on february 12, 1809 lincoln was the first president born outside the original 13 states when lincoln was seven, his family moved to indiana and cleared land for a new farm. A timeline about the life and career of abraham lincoln february 12, 1809 abraham lincoln is born in a one-room log cabin at sinking spring farm near hodgenville, kentucky he is the second child born to thomas lincoln and nancy (hanks) lincoln—daughter sarah was born february 10, 1807.