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Today In Genealogy History – November 14, 2012

John Wesley Linton was born 169 years ago – November 14, 1843 – in Logan County, Kentucky.  John was the son of Benjamin Burkette Linton and Nancy Jane Newman.  He married Emma Adelaide Proctor in 1869.  John and Emma had 5 children:  Benjamin Proctor, John Warder, James Thomas, Lucy N. and Hugh Walter Linton.

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  1. Thanks! Yes, I, too, have found useful information about ancestors from draft registration  cards, especially physical appearance and employment. Also what towns my great-uncles were living in during WWI. Thanks for sharing this and have a wonderful Thanksgiving. April Brown, Fort Myers, Florida.


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