Biography of Stephen R. Lincoln
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Lincoln, Stephen Russell, was born in Taunton, February 1, 1845, a son of Gineason and Rebecca (Leonard) Lincoln. He received his early education in the public schools of Taunton and the Mansfield Literary and Scientific School, which he attended two years. After his school days he was employed by Davenport & Mason, in the express business, remaining with them two years, then engaging in blacksmithing in Norton, later removing to Raynham, following the same business there until a few years ago. Mr. Lincoln was on the board of assessors of the town of Raynham from 1878 to 1880, and in 1885 was elected selectman and has been on the board ever since, being chairman of the board for the last nine years; he was representative to the Legislature in 1892. In 1879 he was appointed by Andrew R. Wright as one of his deputy sheriffs, and has retained the position ever since his first appointment. He is a member of King David Lodge, F. & A. M., of Taunton. June 11, 1865, Mr. Lincoln married Julia P., daughter of Ezra P. and Bethia (Baylies) Woodward, and they have three children: Lizzie P., Ezra P. and Eugene R.

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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