Elizabeth Linton was born 194 years ago – August 11, 1817 – in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, to Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson. Elizabeth married Jacob Vaught Rhoads in Logan County, Kentucky, March 19, 1839. Elizabeth and Jacob lived a long life together celebrating 56 years of marriage before his death March 24, 1895. Elizabeth lived only two months longer. They had 11 children: Louis Stephens, Benjamin Linton, Lucy Ann, Elizabeth Sarah, Mary Susan, Millie Mason, David Crewdson, Moses Linton, Barnabas Gilbert, Millie M. and Delia Forest.