Biography of Benjamin Linson
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





BENJAMIN LINSON (deceased) was born in Madison County, Ohio, September 16, 1820. He was a son of George and Elizabeth (Hutsenpiller) Linson, natives of Virginia, where the former was born January 7, 1790, and the latter December 24,1792. They were married in Virginia, and in 1815, emigrated to Ohio, locating in this county, where they both died, he April 14, 1855, and she June 5, 1845. Our subject, when twenty nine years of age, purchased fifty acres of land and engaged in farming and stock raising, at which he continued through life, at his death owning 536 acres of good land. He married Maria Anderson, August 7, 1849, and by her had nine children, four living, viz.: Amanda, Benjamin. William and Lizzie. Mr. Linson died October 5, 1876. His widow has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church forty years. She now resides on 167 acres of the old homestead farm.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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