Moses Lewis Linton was born 205 years ago – April 12, 1808 – in Kentucky. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson. Moses married Ann Rachel Booker in Washington County, Kentucky, October 25, 1837. They had 10 children: Lucy Frances, John Hancock, Paul Booker, Ann Rachel, Benjamin, Frances Lewis, Mary Elizabeth, Margaret Booker and Caroline Pope Linton. The family moved to St. Louis, Missouri, about 1844.