Nebraska Authors

Julia Taft Bayne

Native of Hadley, MA, one time owner of the famous so-called Goffe Bible, (1599) a specific copy associated with the regicides and the Puritan fathers. She played with Lincoln's children in the White House and wrote a memoir about it. In 2001, Tad Lincoln's Father was reprinted by Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press. Her husband, John Strawn Bayne was a Congregationalist minister whose postings included Holdrege and Kearney, Nebraska.

Places Lived

Washington, D.C.
Holdrege, NE
Kearney, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Local History; Massachusetts; Abraham Lincoln


Hadley Ballads. 1903.
Tad Lincoln's Father. 1931.

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Julia Taft Bayne

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