Joseph Britton Linn

17 July 1806–9 January 1871 (Age 64)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph Britton

When Joseph Britton Linn was born on 17 July 1806, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Andrew Linn, was 37 and his mother, Martha Polk, was 36. He married Elizabeth James on 18 June 1835. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Beech Creek Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 January 1871, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Beech Creek, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Britton Linn
1806–1871
Elizabeth James
1815–1897
Marriage: 18 June 1835
Joanna Linn
1836–1877
Harry H Linn
1864–1906
Martha Linn
1838–
Susan Linn
1841–1914
James Andrew Linn
1842–1917
Francis Mills Linn
1843–1919
Sarah Linn
1846–
William Thomas Linn
1848–1941
Joseph Brittain Linn
1850–1927
Fanny Bous
1850–
Virginia E. Linn
1853–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1835
children

(11)

    Joanna Linn

    Female1836–1877Female

    Female1838–Female

    Susan Linn

    Female1841–1914Female

    James Andrew Linn

    Male1842–1917Male

    Francis Mills Linn

    Male1843–1919Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 6

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Lynn .2 Irish: reduced and altered form of McLean . Compare McLinn .3 German: habitational name from a place called Linn, named with lin ‘swamp’, ‘bog’, ‘marsh’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Lenn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Linn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jos Linn, "United States Census, 1870"

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