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  • Adin Baber Collection

The Adin Baber Collection includes photographs of the Adin and Mary Ellen Hanks Baber family. Adin Baber (1834-1902) married Mary Ellen Hanks, the paternal grand-niece of Abraham Lincoln's mother, Nancy Hanks. Adin and Mary Ellen Hanks had four children: Ora, Caroline, Dexter, and Margaret. Dexter had two children: Adin and Tedford. Adin Baber (1892-1974) wrote several books on Nancy Hanks and the Hanks family geneaology.

The finding aid for the Adin Baber (Hanks Genealogical Collection) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/37.

The finding aid for the Adin and Dexter Baber Papers (1840-1949) at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/36.

Photographs in this collection include family portraits of several generations of the Baber Family.

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