Moved with family to a farm on Knob Creek, Kentucky
Mother Nancy Hanks Lincoln died of milk sickness, Spencer County, Indiana. Thomas Lincoln subsequently left Abraham Lincoln and older sister Sarah Lincoln (1807-1828) alone in Indiana while he traveled to Kentucky to remarry.
Moved for his law firm
Moved to Springfield, Illinois, to become law partner with John T. Stuart in the firm of Stuart & Lincoln
Law career disolved
Partnership of Stuart & Lincoln dissolved
Partnership established with Stephen T. Logan in the law firm of Logan & Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois; dissolved in 1844.
1st son born
Son Edward Baker "Eddie" Lincoln (d. February 1, 1850) born
House of Representatives
Introduced "Spot Resolutions" in House of Representatives, challenging President James K. Polk to prove that the "spot" of land on which American blood had been shed (the event that prompted the United States to declare war on Mexico) had in fact been shed on American soil
presidency term began
assassinated in the white house while watching a movie