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The R.V. Enlow Lincoln Gallery

ALL PICTURES INCLUDED IN THIS GALLERY ARE ORIGINAL WORKS BY R.V. ENLOW AND MAY NOT BE COPIED WITHOUT THE ARTIST'S WRITTEN PERMISSION

Lucy Hanks, pictured unwed mother of Nancy Hanks, Abraham Lincoln's mother. Tall, handsome, strong-willed, Lucy was obliged to leave young Nancy with the Enloes in North Carolina.

Nancy Hanks. Imaged illustration of the future president's mother, raised to womanhood in the North Carolina home of the Enloes, before she went to Kentucky where Enloe rewarded Thomas Lincoln to care for young Abe and marry her, the boy kept discreetly out of sight.

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