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Thomas Cassingham Linton was born 4 Nov 1844 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. He is the son of Elizabeth A. Cassingham and Dutton Linton. He died 9 Nov 1927 at the age of 83 in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin and is buried at Prairie Cemetery, Mount Ida, Grant, Wisconsin.

On 18 Sep 1866, he married Lydia Winter in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin. She was born 6 Jan 1848 in Ladoga, Montgomery, Indiana. She is the daughter of Joseph Benjamin Levi Winter and Magdalene Stoner. Lydia died 10 Dec 1934 at the age of 86 in Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin and was buried 12 Dec 1934 in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of Thomas Cassingham Linton and Lydia Winter:

  1. Thomas Alvin Linton was born 5 Aug 1867 in Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin. He died in Ogilvie, Wisconsin.
  2. William Howard Linton was born 23 Aug 1869 in Mt. Hope, Grant, Wisconsin.
  3. Clara V. Linton was born 28 Nov 1871 in Mt. Hope, Grant, Wisconsin.
  4. Harvey M. Linton was born 20 Feb 1874 in Mt. Hope, Grant, Wisconsin
  5. Cora Belle Linton was born 9 Dec 1878 in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
  6. Pansy Adell Linton was born 7 Jun 1888 in Mt. Hope, Grant, Wisconsin.


Thomas C.: Stuart Voeck, a great-great-grandson, gives us the following (by way of his grandmother, Alma): Thomas fought in the Civil War, entering service 3 Sep 1864, with Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Veteran Infantry from Prairie du Chien. He was mustered out 9 Jun 1865. A banker paid Thomas $500 to serve in place of the banker's son. The money was kept in the bank earning interest while he served. After he returned home, he used the money to buy a farm.

Census Listings

The individuals in this family appear in the following census listings.

  • Thomas C.: 1850 Census. Mifflin, Franklin, Ohio. Page 168.
  • 1880 Census. Little Grant, Grant, Wisconsin. Page 250.


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Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.