Born: 1751-11-18 Berks County, Pennsylvania
Died: 1822-02-20 Rockingham County, Virginia
Jacob Lincoln was a great uncle of President Abraham Lincoln and brother of President Lincoln's grandfather, Abraham Lincoln. Early in life, he moved with his family to Rockingham County, Virginia, living there for the remainder of his life--the only one of Lincoln's great uncles to remain in Virginia.
Gravestone, Lincoln Family Cemetery, Linville, VA; Louis A. Warren, Lincoln's Parentage & Childhood (New York: Century, 1926), 3, 38; Abraham Lincoln to Solomon Lincoln; John W. Wayland, History of Rockingham County Virginia (Dayton, VA: Ruebush-Elkins, 1912), 428.