Former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln born in 1809, has a 23 year old distant cousin who dances for the New Jersey Nets. Her name is Bonnie Lincoln.

On Thursday Abraham Lincoln's would have been 200 year old.

In a ceremony honored by President Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the U.S.

Bonnie said the geneaology goes back to the 17th century in England with John and Richard Lincoln, ancestors of Abraham Lincoln. Abraham was eight generations down from Richard, while Bonnie is 13 generations down from John, Bonnie said according to CNBC.