FUN FACT: Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Lincoln was 7 years old at the time.
Two of his family members already dead
Mother died of "milk-sickness"
Sarah Bush Johnston came soon after Nancy's death
In Illinois helping father build a new log cabin and planting crops. Made his first speech about navigation improvements on the Sangamon River.
Many family members ill, Lincoln decided to move on into the world alone.
Got a job as a clerk.