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Today In Genealogy History – January 18, 2012

Benjamin Linton was born 164 years ago – January 18, 1848 – in St. Louis, Missouri.  Benjamin was the son of Dr. Moses Lewis Linton and Rachael Ann Booker, originally from Washington County, Kentucky.  Benjamin never married; he died September 27, 1879, and is buried in the family plot in Calvary Cemetery, in St. Louis.  Benjamin had 9 siblings:  Lucy Frances, John Hancock, Paul Booker, Ann Rachel, Francis Lewis, Mary Elizabeth,  Amelia Matilda, Margaret Booker and Caroline Pope Linton.

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