a. Cradle used by the three youngest Lincoln boys
b. Object was most likely made by a furniture manufacturer in New York or North Carolina
c. Purchased by the Lincolns at John Williams Dry Goods Store in Springfield probably around the time Edward Baker Lincoln was born in 1846 and used by the Lincolns’ sons until at least 1854.
d. Proper Name: Cradle
e. Unknown carpenter or manufacturer
a. Wooden bench owned by the Lincolns
b. Object was made in Springfield, IL
c. Object was made circa 1845 and used by the Lincolns until 1861
d. Proper Name: Settee or Bench
e. Object was made by local Springfield carpenter Solomon Conant
Trunk, (c. 1850), used by the Nikolas Daniel Walter family when they came to Illinois from Hanover Province, Germany.
Jet Brooch, (c. 1861 -1868), M.W. Galt & Bro, Jewelers, purchased in Washington D.C. by Sally Logan Lamon.
German transfer print plate provides clues to settler’s origins