by Wendy Lawson Hicks
(Lakeland, FL, USA)

1. Your Ancestor's Full Name: John Hamlin (Hamlen)
2. Your name: Wendy Lawson Hicks
3. Where did your ancestor come from? Maine
4. What year (approx) did your ancestor come to Florida? 1821
5. Where did your ancestor settle in Florida? Founded a town (now defunct) called Magnolia, FL on the St. Marks river. He was related to (I believe 1st cousins) Hannibal Hamlin Governor of Maine, Senator and first Vice President for Abraham Lincoln.

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