Amos Lincoln (1753 - 1829)

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Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: master carpenter; built Mass. State House, master carpenter and mason; built Mass. State House
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About Amos Lincoln

"Amos Lincoln was captain of artillery and was one of the intrepid band which in 1773 consigned the tea to the waters in Boston harbor.". DAR Ancestor #: A070400

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895

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Amos Lincoln (1753-1829) participated in the Boston Tea party when he was 20 years old. At that time he was an apprentice to Thomas Crafts who also participated in the Boston tea party. During the Revolutionary War Mr. Lincoln became a Lt. Colonel in the Massachusetts State Artillery regiment also known as the Train, under the command of the same Thomas Crafts. Paul Revere also served in the regiment.

Mr. Lincoln served against Shay’s Rebellion and was in charge on building the State House.

He married successively two daughters of Paul Revere, Deborah, Revere’s daughter by his first marriage who was born in 1758 and they had 9 children. After she died in January 1797, he married Elizabeth, Revere’s daughter by his second marriage. Amos Lincoln married her in May of 1797.

from: http://www.boston-tea-party.org/participants/amos-lincoln.html

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Amos Lincoln's Timeline

1753
March 18, 1753
Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
1781
December 7, 1781
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1783
March 29, 1783
Age 30
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1785
March 6, 1785
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1787
March 4, 1787
Age 33
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1789
March 30, 1789
Age 36
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1791
March 16, 1791
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1792
July 13, 1792
Age 39
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1794
September 1, 1794
Age 41
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1796
June 12, 1796
Age 43
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States