BATHSHEBA, ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S GRANDMOTHER  One of them.  Lucy Hanks, from Virginia, is the other [more on her family later]. Bathsheba Herring Lincoln was the wife of our Abe's grandfather.  He was killed in Kentucky by Native Americans in 1786.  Abraham, father of Thomas, and father of our Abraham. Bathsheba, like the biblical mother of King [...]

The Other Abe and his son Mordecai

THE OTHER ABE AND HIS SON MORDECAI History lies just down the road.  The turnpike of rolling time that runs right through your own lifeline.  The one right there in front of your door.  In my case, it is Shelbyville Road, originally cut by Squire Boone [Daniel's brother] in the late 1700s.  An escape route [...]