Lincoln, Martin Jerome, was born in Cohassett, Mass., April 17, 1836, a son of Martin and Nancy (Jenkins) Lincoln.
His early education was obtained in the public schools of Cohassett, and in 1853, at the age of seventeen, Mr.
Lincoln came th Taunton and went to the Mason Machine Co. to learn the machinist's trade, remaining there thirty
five years, and then left and engaged with the Dighton Furnace Co., being with them about three years. In 1879
he was elected to the City Council and served one year, was elected alderman from the First ward and served three
years in succession; was one of the overseers of the poor from 1880 to 1887, and in 1890 was elected on the Board
of Assessors and is now on his ninth consecutive year of service. January 30, 1862, he married Annie J. Hall, daughter
of George and Cynthia (Collier) Hall, and they have three children: Edward H., George M. and Charles J.
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.
Bristol County, MA Biographies
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