Biography of James M. Lincoln
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Lincoln, James Martin, was born in Taunton, October 3, 1833, a son of Caleb Martin and Lydia (Thrasher) Lincoln. His early education was received in the public schools of Taunton and the Bristol Academy. At the close of his school days he went to work in the paper mill at Westville, which was operated by his father, where he remained until 1852, and then came to his present location at Dighton, where he has been ever since and in 1854 became a member of the firm. Mr. Lincoln has been one of the road commissioners for several years in his part of the town. He is a member of King David Lodge, F. & A. M., and St. Mark's Royal Arch Chapter. He married Betsey Cordelia, daughter of Samuel and Nancy (Pettis) Codding, and they have three children: Charles Edward, Nathaniel and Leon Caleb.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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