Mary Kell Linton was born 142 years ago – March 16, 1870 – Washington County, Kentucky. Her sister, Margaret Gordon Linton, was born 148 years ago – March 16, 1864 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Mary and Margaret were the daughters of Edward Edwards Linton and Catherine Elizabeth Taylor. Unfortunately, both died at a young age – Margaret in 1865, just over a year old – and Mary in 1890 at the age of 20. Their siblings were Alice Clark, John Edgar, Annie Eliza, Frances Barber and Martha Susan Linton.