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Amos Lincoln

Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Enoch Lincoln and Rachel Lincoln
Husband of Martha Lincoln; Deborah Lincoln and Elizabeth Lincoln
Father of Anna Matilda Lincoln; Lucy Augusta Lincoln; Caroline Howard Lincoln; Louis Lincoln; Francis Lincoln and 12 others
Brother of Levi Lincoln, US Congress; Sarah Cushing; Leah Fearing; Jedidiah Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln and 2 others

Occupation: master carpenter; built Mass. State House, master carpenter and mason; built Mass. State House
Managed by: Ned Reynolds
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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


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.


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Amos Lincoln's Timeline

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