The Linton family migrated from Ohio to Tennessee, then to Oklahoma. Elijah Hugh Linton, Jr. moved from Oklahoma to New Orleans, LA. The genealogy of the siblings and parents of Elijah Hugh Linton, Jr. is the work of Gregory Cherry.
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1. Elijah Hugh Linton, Sr. b. c. 1828 in Ohio of Scottish parents, d. 7/14/1892, bur. in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Norman, OK; in Civil War, was a member of Co. B, 5 Tenn. Cav. (Meigs County Rangers); in 1880, was a worker in a woolen mill in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tenn.; m. Rachel Mary HUPP b. 11/24/1828 in Ohio (see Hupp 18.104.22.168.1), d. 3/3/1905 (Ref. 1850, 1880 census, gravestone of Elijah, funeral card for Rachel).
1. Joseph W. LINTON b. 7/1849 in Aurillius, Washington Cty., Ohio (Ref. 1850, 1870 census), d. 3/1930 in Norman, Cleveland Cty., OK.
. 1. Mary L. LINTON b. 1892.
2. Benjamin LINTON b. c. 1851 in Ohio; m. Salley ______ b. c. 1862 in Kentucky of Kentucky parents (Ref. 1870, 1880 census).
. 1. Orlando Huese LINTON
b. 5/14/1880 in Fayettville, Tenn. (Ref. 1880 census), d. 8/22/1950 in Fort
Smith, Ark; m. Bettie M. BEHELER, b. c. 1886 in KY (dau. of John W. BEHELER,
b. 9/1/1849 in KY, d. 9/21/1897, and Mattie HANCOCK, b. c. 1856 in KY, d. 8/30/1894 in KY).
3. John LINTON b. c. 1854 in Ohio (Ref. 1870 census).
4. Mary A. LINTON b. c. 1855 in Ohio (Ref. 1870 census).
5. Sarah Ann LINTON b. c. 1858 in Ohio
(Ref. 1870, 1880 census).
6. Elijah Hugh "Lige" LINTON, Jr.,
b. 2/1857 in Ohio, lived in Fayetteville, Tenn., then Norman, OK, before moving
to New Orleans, LA; probably same as boy "Lizzie" LINTON listed in 1870 census;
in 1900, he was a police officer in New Orleans; in 1910, he was a cotton mill
laborer in New Orleans; in 1920, he was a cotton mill machinist; d. of cancer
3/26/1922 age 65 in Covington, LA; m. 1881 Mary LEMARCHAND, b. 1/1857
in Mississippi, d. 11/25/1933.
. 1. Edwin Walker "Ed" LINTON, Sr., b. 6/1881 in Slidell, LA, d. 8/23/1942 in Metairie, LA, bur. 8/25/1942 at Garden of Memories, Metairie; m. Margaret LOVE (dau. of Edward R. LOVE and and Sarah A. GOLLEHON), b. 11/11/1880 in VA, d. 10/26/1963 in Metairie, bur. 10/28/1963 at Garden of Memories, Metairie.
1. Edwin Walker "Mike" LINTON, Jr., b. 11/5/1919 in New Orleans, d. 12/25/1997 in Metairie,
bur. 12/29/1997 at Garden of Memories, Metairie; m. 2/9/1944 in New Orleans
Rita EPIFANIO (her 2nd m.) (dau. of Joseph EPIFANIO, Jr., b. 1895, d. 1921,
and Ethel Marie SCHUBER, b. 1894, d. 1954), b. 3/16/1920 in New Orleans,
d. 5/30/1995 in New Orleans, bur. 6/3/1995 at Garden of Memories, Metairie.
. 2. Rachel
Louise LINTON "Nani", b. 11/15/1885 (1884?), d. 11/13/1946 in Shreveport,
LA; m. 10/27/1909 Julian Henry SMITH, Sr. (see
. 3. Elijah Hugh "Hugh" LINTON, III, b. 9/1887, d. c. 1913 age 25; never m.
7. Louisa "Duck" LINTON b. c. 1867 in Ohio or Tenn. (Ref. 1870, 1880 census).
8. Rachel Lula "Lulu" LINTON b. c. 1868; m. James Freeman SMALLEY b. 7/12/1866 in Xenia, Bourland Cty., KS, d. 9/2/1944 in Norman, OK (son of James Knight SMALLEY, b. 8/28/1819 in Clinton, OH, d. 12/22/1876 in Xenia, KS, and Cynthia Ann STEARNS, b. 11/5/1837 in Vermilion, IL, d. 11/16/1915 in Williamson, TX); lived in Norman Township, Cleveland County, OK (Ref. 1920 census).
. 1. Mamie Gertrude SMALLEY b. 3/26/1890, d. 5/11/1973.
. 2. James Alfred SMALLEY b. 1/1/1892 in Norman, OK, d. in Oklahoma City, OK; m. 1910 Genieve Christine GOULDING.
. 3. Ella SMALLEY b. 1894.
. 4. Charles SMALLEY b. 1896.
. 5. Edwin SMALLEY b. c. 1898 in OK (Ref. 1920 census).
. 6. Sadie SMALLEY b. 1905 in OK.
. 7. Ray SMALLEY b. 1907 in OK.
. 8. Ruby SMALLEY b. 1911 in OK.
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