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Sinco, Henry

Sinco was a constable in New Salem, Illinois in the early 1830s, where he met Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln voted for Sinco as constable in 1831. In 1834, Sinco moved to Kentucky, leaving debts in Springfield, Illinois behind him.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 15 March 1834, 1:5; Benjamin P. Thomas, Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1934), 6, 42.