Dr. John Linton died 135 years ago – June 27, 1878 – in Garnavillo, Clayton County, Iowa. John was the son of Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson, born October 5, 1811, in Kentucky. He married Mrs. Mary A. McCraney June 2, 1861, but the marriage ended in […]
Dr. John Linton, the son of Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson, and the grandson of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason, was one of the celebrated doctors from the Linton family in the 1840/1850 time period. John, who was born in Kentucky October 5, 1811, […]
Dr. John Linton was born 200 years ago – October 5, 1811 – the son of Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson. Dr. John Linton migrated from Kentucky to Iowa, where he died in 1878. He married Mrs. Mary A. McCraney, but the marriage ended in divorce.
Taken from The History of Clayton County, Iowa, Volume I, 1916 Dr. John Linton—No death affected the county more sincerely than did that of Dr. John Linton. This occurred June 27, 1878. Dr. John Linton was born in Breckenridge County, Ky., Oct. 5, 1811, and at the age […]
Note by Phyllis Brown: Hugh Linton was a cousin to my great-grandmother, Frances Barber Linton Montgomery. They corresponded for several years – sharing their love of genealogy and family. Hugh was the son of John Wesley Linton and Emma Adelaide Proctor. Frances was the daughter of Edward Edwards […]
Left to right – James O. Crosby, Colonel Carpenter, Dr. John Linton, Governor William Larrabee. Taken in Rome, Italy. Note by Phyllis Brown: Dr. John Linton was the son of Benjamin Franklin Linton, the grandson of Captain John Linton. He was a doctor to the Indians who lived […]