UPDATE from the comments: theatre friend Bryan sez:
That’s been a long-standing theory in Kentucky history for a long time Maureen. Born less than 100 miles from each other, and about a year apart, several people believe the theory that Nancy Hanks had an affair with Samuel Davis.
I noted on Sunday that here in Florida, Jefferson Davis’ birthday is a State holiday. Just now, I came across this photograph of the once-President of the Confederate States of America . . . doesn’t he kind of look like that other guy, what’s his name . . .?