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The Lincoln Family: Its Lost & Hidden History

Appearance Date: 10/29/2022

The Lincoln Family: Its Lost & Hidden History, focuses on the early lives of the Lincolns in Mill Creek, Hardin County Kentucky, and Beechland, Washington County Kentucky. The book addresses a variety of controversial topics, dispelling myths and misinformation that have been perpetuated for over two centuries. Significant historic areas, mostly overlooked by previous historians, are recognized for their contributions to the Lincoln narrative.

Meet the Author

Gwinn Thompson & Jerry Coleman

Gwinn Thompson is a retired high school English teacher, realtor, and historian. Her love of oral history resulted in a voluminous collection of stories: Journey To The Past: Willisburg & Tatham Springs, published in 2012. Together, she and Jerry Coleman published The Red Book Of Poetry and The Blue Book Of Poetry in 2019. In addition, in 2020, they published a collection of original gospel compositions. The Lincoln Family: Its Lost and Hidden History, published September 2021, represents the co-authors` extensive research into the early lives of the Lincoln Family in Hardin and Washington Counties in Kentucky. Gwinn enjoys time spent with her grandchildren Gracie and Cooper. Additionally, she is involved with community projects and serves as Chair of the Advancement Board at Campbellsville University. Jerry M. Coleman is an Attorney at Law practicing in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Kentucky and he holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky Law School. An avid historian and reader of poetry, he is the author of The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy: What Really Happened, and The History of the Coleman Family of Casey County Kentucky.