Charles Powell Linton was born 165 years ago – August 23, 1848 – in Monroe County, Virginia. He was the son of William Linton and Rebecca Ann Dew. Charles married Emma L. Seavy September 20, 1881, in College City, Colusa County, California. He died on his birthday, August 23, in 1917. I have no information about children. His siblings were Alfred Alexander, Henry Clay, John Franklin, Betty Ann and George Edward Linton.