Abraham Lincoln Timline

  • Abraham Lincoln is born in Hardin County, Kentucky.

  • President Jackson appoints Lincoln as New Salem postmaster

  • Lincoln and Mary Todd are married by the Rev. Charles Dresser in the home of her brother-in-law Ninian W. Edwards,.

  • Edward Baker Lincoln dies of Madullary Thyroid Cancer

  • Lincoln Becomes president,

  • Lincoln abolishes slavery in Columbia

  • The Emancipation Proclamation is issued

  • Abraham Lincoln Re-Elected as president

  • Abraham Lincoln is shot and dies shortly afterwards