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Today In Genealogy History – December 24, 2012

John Francis Hancock Linton was born 174 years ago – December 24, 1837 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  John was the son of John Hancock Linton and Julia Green; and the grandson of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason, and Francis Green and Mary Bowles.  Both parents died before John Francis was a year old.  He lived with various member of the family, never marrying, dying at the age of 49 in 1886.

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  1. Merry Christmas! This card of the Cameron Highlanders, 1918, is on display in Edinburgh, Scotland and I found it on the Scotlands People site. It reminds me that many people in the world are in conflict, as we speak. Let us pray for peace and for our members of the armed forces. Happy New Year, and thank you for the e-newsletter. April Brown,Florida


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