Although the two suffered multiple hardships, Abraham Lincoln and Marry Todd were married November 4, 1842.
After 1843 they produced 4 sons; Todd, Edward, William and Thomas.
Next he landed a job working at a general store, and it was noted that he was very sociable.
Lincoln soon became interested in town affairs and attended meetings regularly.
The spreading of railroads helped to make this possible, and also boosted the state’s economy.
In 1856 Lincoln realized that the Whig Party no longer had the influence needed to advance in the political system.
Lincoln closed the business with Stewart and opened another with Stephen T. Billy Herndon soon joined, and described Lincoln as a person whose “hair was dark- almost black- and lay floating where the fingers or winds left it, pried up and random.
His eyebrows cropped out like a huge rock on the brow of a hill.
In the election of 1840 we saw the first Lincoln-Douglas debates.
Although Lincoln admitted his defeat, numerous people saw to it a draw.