Luther H. Hertz was born 114 years ago – August 3, 1898 – in Iowa. Luther was the oldest child of Jacob Hertz and Sarah Smyth. He was the grandson of Henry Hertz and Amelia Florentine Probst. I have no record of marriage or children. Luther’s siblings were […]
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.
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 […]