Catherine Welsh was born 151 years ago – July 13, 1861 – in Tennessee. Catherine was the daughter of John Welsh and Sarah Hollern, both from Ireland. She married William F. Linton in 1879 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. William and Catherine had 7 children: Sally Regina, Margaret Mary, Walter Michael, Annie Elizabeth, James Willett, Richard J. and George William Linton. The family made their home in Jefferson County, Kentucky.