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George W. Linn & Matilda M. Williams

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Husband

George W. Linn

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 7 Jan 1842 Pennsylvania  (birth-state from marriage-register, birth-date from death-certificate)
Marriage 22 Nov 1866 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 32, line 139 ]
Death 16 May 1921 Kingmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #10282 ]
Burial Janes Cemetery
his Father Gibson Linn  (1801-1891)
his Mother Tabitha Reese  (1811-1873)
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Matilda M Williams

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 20 Nov 1841 Pennsylvania  (full birth date on tombstone)
Death 21 Mar 1902 (full death-date on tombstone)
Burial Janes Memorial Cemetery, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father John Williams
her Mother Eliza - - -
Notes about Wife: died at age: 60yrs, 3ms, 22ds
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Rachel A. Linn b 30 Aug 1867 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 49, line 226 ] [ dc sp. 1871-1932 ]
m 28 Sep 1890 Eldora, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 82 ] Thomas B. Nixon
d 26 Apr 1914 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 129, line 34 ] <--bur: Linn Cemetery
2 M Robert Gordon Linn b 11 Jan 1869 Marion, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert) [ dc sp. 1868-1938 ]
m 22 Dec 1892 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 102 ] Phoebe J. Griffith
d 5 Oct 1953 Kingmont, WV  [ death-certificate #12779 ] <--bur: Linn Cemetery
3 M William H. Linn b 30 Jun 1872 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 97, line 247 ]  
m 5 Jun 1892 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 467 ] Ida E. Tucker
m 20 Jul 1910 (m2) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 360 ] Minnie M. Wilkins
d 31 Mar 1951 Morgantown, Monongalia, WV  [ death-cert #4924 ]* <--bur: Janes Mem.
4 M (unnamed) Linn b 14 Feb 1874 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 117, line 219 ]  
d 15 Feb 1874 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 40, line 76 ]  
5 M Thoms Roy Linn b 13 Sep 1881* Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 195, line 258 ] [ dc sp. 1890-1949 ]
m 2 Dec 1922 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 30 ] Rosa R. Snodgrass
d 28 Aug 1958 St Mary's Hosp., Harrison WV  [ death-cert #10525 ] <--bur: Woodlawn Cem.
Notes about Children:
 
3) William H. Linn -- the marital status on his death-certificate has "never married", however, we found two marriage-licenses.
     Documentation of the two marriages of William H. Linn.

5) Thomas Roy Linn -- birth-date on his death-certificate is 18 Sep 1881; on Birth-register it's 13 Sep 1881.
 

Census Analysis

Head of Household: George W. Linn Spouse: Matilda M. Williams
Date / Place of Birth: 1842  /  Pennsylvania Date / Place of Birth: 1841  /  Pennsylvania
Date / Place of Death: 1921  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1902  /  
Marriage Date / Place: 1866  /  Marion, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp The Eastern District, No. 34 Pg# 124a &
8-year-old George Linn is with his parents, Gibson (age 49) & Tobitha (age 39).
Siblings: Srah (18), Hugh (15), Nancy (13), Mary A. (11), William (7), Samuel (3) & John (10/12)
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp The Eastern District, No. 34 Pg#  118a 
8-year-old Matilda Williams is with her parents, John (age 39) and Eliza (age 33).
Siblings: Sarah A (12), Lucinda (10), Eli (6), Joseph (4), Eliza (2), and Marsora (9/12)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Magisterial District; PO: Nuzum's Mill Pg#  50 
18-yr-old George W. Linn is with his parents, Gibson (age 59) & Tabitha (age 49).
Siblings: Nancy (23), Mary A (21), William (15), Samuel (13), and John (10)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Magisterial District; PO: Nuzum's Mill Pg#  49 
19-year-old Matilda Williams is with her parents, John (age 41*, born Md) & Eliza (age 43) *(age as recorded)
Siblings: Sarah A (22), Lucinda (20), Eli (16), Joseph (14), Eliza Jane (12), Mary (7), Manerva (5), John 3), Clarissa (4/12) & William E. (3 months). Mother Eliza and 1st 6 children born in Pennsylvania. Children starting w/Mary born in (W)Va
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Union Township; PO: Fairmont Pg#  8 / 470B 
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Linn, George W. 29 Va R.Road Laborer
", Matilda 29 Va Keeping House
", Rachel 3 WV at home
", Robert B. 1 WV at home
Lines 15-18; Enum-Dwelling #49; Enum-Family #50
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:85; Union District Pg#  no. 20 
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Linn, Geo. W 38 WV Pa-Pa; married; Farmer
", Matilda (wife) 38 WV Pa-Pa; married; Keeping house
", Rachel A. (dau) 12 WV WV-PA; attended school during the year
", Robert G. (son) 11 WV WV-PA; attended school during the year
", Wm. W. (son) 7 WV WV-PA; attended school during the year
Lines 34-38; Enum-Dwelling #47; Enum-Family #48;
(bp for mother of the 3 children bp recorded as "Pa" but mother's bp was recorded as "WV")
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:124; Boothscreek Magisterial District Pg#  3A 
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Linn, George W. (head) 58 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1842, married-33-years; Farmer
", Matilda (wife) 58 Pa WV-WV; born Nov 1841; married-33-years; 5-children-born / 4-living
", Thomas R. (son) 18 WV WV-Pa; born Sep 1881; single; Farm Laborer
Lines 13-15; Enum-Dwelling #51; Enum-Family #52; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule #53
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:129; Booths Creek Magisterial District Pg#  1B  
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Linn, George W. (head) 68 WV US-US; widower; Farmer, General-farm
Lines 74; Enum-Dwelling #19; Enum-Family #19; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #19
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:41; Union District Pg#  4A & 4B 
77-yr-old George W. Linn (widower) is living with his son Robert G. & family

Documentation of the two marriages of William H. Linn
1872 Birth-register, Marion, WV page 97, line 247
Wm. H. Linn (born 30 June 1872 to George W. & Matilda Linn)
1876 Birth-register, Marion, WV page 143, line 421
Ida Ellen Tucker (born 29 Mar 1876 to Charles M. & Mary M. Tucker
1892 Marriage-license, Marion, WV page 467
William H Linn (age 20, born in Marion, WV son of George H. Linn)
Ida E. Tucker (age 16, born in Marion, WV daughter of Chas. Tucker)
were married 5 June 1892 Marion, WV
1895 Birth-register, Marion, WV page 36, line 1
Georgie O. Linn (female, born 5 Apr 1895 to William Linn & Ida)
1897 Birth-register, Marion, WV page 60, line 13
Nathan Linn (male, born 30 Aug 1897 to W. Howard Linn & Ida E.)
1900 Census, Marion WV - Union District, ED:51, Sheet 1B, lines 76-79
William Linn (born June 1872, married 7-years)
Ida Linn (born Mar 1877, 2-children-born/2-living
Georgie Linn (dau, born Apr 1895)
Charles Linn (son, born Aug 1897)
1910 Census, Marion WV - 603 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont Ward 4, ED:61, Sheet 11B, lines 96-97
Wilkins, Minnie (head) 42, single, Dress Maker
Linn, Wm. H. (Roomer) 35, single, Labor, Odd Jobs
1910 (I've not found Ida Tucker Linn or their two children in the 1910 census.
Ida is not with her parents, Charlie M. Tucker & Mary Tucker who are in Harrison, WV ED:29, Sheet 21B, lines 88-90
1910 Marriage-license, Marion, WV page 360
William H. Linn (age 38; born Marion, WV)
Minnie M. Wilkins (age 39, born Marion, WV)
were married 20 July 1910 at Fairmont, Marion, WV by W. J. Eddy
1911 Death-Certificate #365, Ohio, WV (North Wheeling Hospital)
Name: Georgia Linn
Date-of-death: 26 June 1911; age: 15y-2m-21d
Father: William Linn; mother: Ida Linn
Informant: Mrs. Minnie Linn (Fairmont, WV)
Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis; Burial: Fairmont, WV
1915 Birth-register, Harrison, WV page 136, line 17
Edna G. Means - born 12 Feb 1915
Parents: Earl G. Means & Ida E. Means
(note: see the 1920 census to show Edna & her mother with Charles & Mary Tucker, and also see the 1930 census where Ida & Edna have "Tucker" as their last-name)
1917 Marriage-license, Braxton, WV page 465
Minnie Lynn (age 50, born Braxton, WV)
Patrick Taggart (age 72, born Braxton, WV)
were married 8 April 1917 by L. L. Westfall
1920 census Marion WV - Fairmont Ward 2, ED:19, Sheet 10B
Charles N. Linn (age 22) is a "Roomer" in the John & Trasia Picanel household at 1137 Speedway, Fairmont, WV. Occupation: Painter, House.
1920 census Harrison WV - Coal District, ED:70, Sheet 32B, lines 62-64
Tucker, Charles M (head, age 71)
Tucker, Mary M. (wife, age 70)
Means, Ida E. (dau, age 43)
Means, Edna E. (grand-dau, age 4-10/12)
1930 census Harrison WV - Clay District, ED:21, Sheet 17B, lines 53-54
Tucker, Ida (head, age 55, divorced, age-at-1st-marriage 14)
Tucker, Edna (dau, age 15)
1934 Death-certificate, Harrison, WV #3290
Name: Minnie Taggart (widow of Patrick Taggart)
Died: 12 March 1934 in Clarksburg, Harrison, WV
Born: 15 Oct 1868 WV
Parents: Danial Wilkins & Katherine Greene
Burial: IOOF Cemetery, Lumberport, WV
1951 Death-certificate, Monongalia, WV #4924
Name: William H. Linn
Died: 31 March 1951 in Pugh Rest Home, Morgantown, Monongalia, WV
Born: 30 June 1872 WV
Parents: George W. Linn & Matilda Williams
Burial: Janes Memorial
1956 Death-certificate, Harrison, WV #339
Name: Ida Ellen Tucker
Died: 29 Jan 1956, Harrison Co. Infirmary
Born: 30 Mar 1875, WV
Marital-status: SINGLE
Parents: Charley Tucker & Mary M. McDonald
Burial: Shinnston Masonic Cemetery

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