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 largely 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 in Norman, OK, bur. in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Norman; 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, d. 3/3/1905 (Ref. 1850, 1880 census, gravestone of Elijah, funeral card for Rachel).

Linton_Bros.jpg 7_Lintons-restored.jpg Joseph_W_Linton-1.jpg      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.

Ben_Linton-2.jpg      2.   Benjamin LINTON b. c. 1851 in Ohio, d. 12/10/1930 in Ft. Smith, AR; m. Sallie MARTIN b. c. 1862 in KY of KY 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).

Lige+Sarah.jpg      5.   Sarah Ann LINTON b. c. 1858 in Ohio (Ref. 1870, 1880 census).

ELIJAH2.jpg      6.   Elijah Hugh "Lige" LINTON, Jr., b. 2/1857 in Salisbury, Ohio, lived in Fayetteville, Tenn., then Norman, OK, before moving to Slidell, LA, then 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 Walker LeMARCHAND, b. 1/1857 in Mississippi, d. 11/25/1933 (see LeMarchand 1c.1).

Linton3.jpg      .    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.

Rachel_Linton_Smith-02.jpg Julian_Smith_I-02.jpg      .    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 Smith 1a.3a.2).

     .    3.   Elijah Hugh "Hugh" LINTON, III, b. 9/1887 in MS, d. 1/4/1916 in RR accident, New Orleans Public Belt RR; never m.

     7.   Rachel Louisa "Lula, Lulu" "Duck" LINTON b. 12/24/1867 in Tenn. (Ref. 1870, 1880 census), d. 12/30/1944 in Norman, OK; m. 4/4/1887 in Macksville, KS James Freeman SMALLEY, b. 7/12/1866 in Xenia, KS, d. 9/2/1944 in Norman, OK (son of James Knight SMALLEY, b. 8/28/1819 in Clinton County, 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 County, TX).  They lived in Norman Township, Cleveland County, OK (Ref. 1920 census).

     .    1.   Joseph SMALLEY, b. 1/4/1888 in Stafford County, KS, d. 2/11/1892 in Oklahoma City, bur. in Norman next to Roy (#9 below).

     .    2.   Mamie Gertrude SMALLEY b. 3/26/1890 in Dodge City, KS, d. 5/12/1973 in Lubbock, TX; m. (1) 1/1/1911 in Norman, OK Grover Cleveland FULKERSON, b. 1/4/1888 in Muhlenberg County, KY, d. 8/24/1917 in Norman.  He was an undersheriff in Cleveland County, and was shot and killed while attempting to stop a vehicle that was running bootleg liquor.  The suspect was apprehended in 1918 after murdering a deputy sheriff in another county.  Mamie m. (2) 9/10/1922 in Oklahoma County, OK, his 2nd m., Benjamin Harrison BALLARD, b. 1/15/1897 in Hamilton, AL, d. 12/4/1962 in Norman.  Ben m. (1) est. 1919 Melissa E. "Lissie" NICHOLS, b. 4/1895 in AL.  As an adult, he simplified his name to Ben Harris BALLARD.

     .    3.   James Alfred SMALLEY b. 1/1/1892 in Norman, OK, d. 2/7/1962 in Oklahoma City, OK; m. 9/9/1910 in Norman, her 1st m., Geneva (Genieve) Christine "Jean" GOULDING, b. 9/30/1895 in MO, d. 11/17/1984 in Corona Del Mar, CA.  She m. (2) est. 1950, his 2nd m., John Bonner LaPAGE, b. 2/8/1887 in Yankton, SD, d. 3/31/1956 in Los Angeles, CA.  John m. (1) 6/18/1919 in Butte, MT Amanda Mary ROSS, b. 7/24/1887 in Rock Island, IL, d. 1/30/1979 in San Diego, CA.  Jean m. (3) est. 1965, his 2nd m., George Clarence HOSKIN, Sr., b. 3/16/1876 in Smithland, IA, d. 12/28/1971 in Downey, CA.  George m. (1) 12/20/1899 in Onawa, IA Hulda Christine FREECE, b. 4/20/1877 in Watkins, IA, d. 4/8/1959 in Los Angeles.

     .    4.   Martha Ella SMALLEY b. 1/18/1894 in OK, d. 6/7/1960; m. 8/9/1922 in Oklahoma County Daniel Key BOYD, Sr., b. 5/4/1880 in Yell County, AR, d. 7/31/1960.

     .    5.   Charles Freeman SMALLEY, Sr., b. 12/7/1895 in OK, d. 2/5/1969 in Dallas, TX; m. 10/22/1921 in Decatur, TX Nora Helen ATWOOD, b. 10/28/1898 in TX, d. 11/8/1966 in Farmers Branch, TX.

     .    6.   Edwin Walker SMALLEY, b. 11/3/1897 in Norman, d. 7/1980 in Norman; m. 10/6/1921 in Oklahoma County Rachel Evelyn ROANE, b. 8/25/1900 in OK, d. 2/9/1950.

     .    7.   Artie SMALLEY (F) b. 2/7/1901 in OK, d. 11/27/1983 in Oklahoma City,, OK; m. 11/7/1925 in Cleveland County William Terrell "Will" GREENWAY, b. 7/8/1886 in Green Creek, NC, d. 8/14/1960 in Oklahoma City.

     .    8.   Sadie Ruth SMALLEY, b. 5/30/1904 in OK, d. 2/1991 in Norman; m. (1) 12/19/1925 in Oklahoma County James Minor (Minar) WEBB, b. 5/15/903 in Maysville, OK, d. 1945 in Norman; m. (2) 8/6/1948 in Norman, his 2nd m., Ray George VAUGHN, b. 9/8 or 18/1913 in Holdenville, OK, d. 7/7/2000 in Norman.  Ray m. (1) 10/7/1934 in Cleveland County, her 1st m., Orpha Irene BARNARD, b. 4/30/1921 in Norman, d. 12/20/1996 in Ceres, CA.  Irene m. (2) 7/2/1948 in McClain County, OK Earnest Lavern SANDERS, b. 12/1/1919, d. 9/6/1974; m. (3) before 5/1965 Donald Paul "Don" RIGGINS, b. 8/26/1933 in Cordell, OK, d. 3/21/2008 in Ceres.

     .    9.   Roy SMALLEY, b. 5/5/1906 in OK [twin to Ray], d. 1906 (possibly at birth), bur. in Norman next to Joseph (#1 above).

     .    10. John Raymond "Ray" SMALLEY, b. 5/5/1906 in OK [twin to Roy], d. 10/11/1984 in Oklahoma City; m. 1/9/1932 in Cleveland County Ovella HACKLER, b. 11/11/1907 in OK, d. 8/1979 in Oklahoma City.

     .    11. Ruby Lillian SMALLEY, b. 2/21/1910 in Norman, d. 2/12/1991 in Ponca City, OK; m. 7/26/1933 in Cleveland County Carl Franklin MOORE, b. 7/15/1899 in NM, d. 12/23/1952.

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