Edward Edwards Linton died 125 years ago – September 5, 1886 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Edward was born 13 Aug 1824, the son of William Linton and Eliza Lyon Moran. He was the grandson of Captain John Linton and Ann Nancy Mason. Edward married Catherine Elizabeth Taylor 23 Mar 1852 in Washington County, Kentucky. Edward and Catherine had seven children: Alice Clark, John Edgar, Annie Eliza, Margaret Gordon, Frances Barber, Mary Kell and Martha Susan.