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William Richard Linton was born 26 Feb 1848/1849 in Franklin County, Ohio. He is the son of Elizabeth A. Cassingham and Dutton Linton. He died 26 Jul 1913 at the age of 65 in Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin.

On 3 Jan 1875, he married Sarah Jane Hinton in Woodman County, Wisconsin. She was born 8 Nov 1853 in North Hamptonshire, England. She died 8 Mar 1881 at the age of 27 in Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin.

Children of William Richard Linton and Sarah Jane Hinton:

  1. John Chapman Linton was born about 1876/1877 in Grant County, Wisconsin.


In the 1880 Census John is listed as John Chapman with his relationship to William Linton listed as "Other". Perhaps he is not a descendant of William Linton at all.

Census Listings

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

  • William: 1850 Census. Mifflin, Franklin, Ohio. Page 168.
  • 1880 Census. Little Grant, Grant, Wisconsin. Page 230.


We are actively seeking more information on the individuals listed here (and their descendants). If you have any additional information, photographs or documents to share: please e-mail me.
Daniel Edwards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2002.