Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, as the second child of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who. CAMP PENDLETON — Military officials Thursday released the names of four Marine Corps ordnance-disposal technicians killed in an explosion at Camp Pendleton while sweeping an artillery range for undeto….