John William Linker

1 September 1859–19 May 1935 (Age 75)
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Linker was born on 1 September 1859, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, his father, James A LINKER, was 29 and his mother, Absala Northam, was 24. He married Mary Alice Bost on 17 October 1882, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Township 4 Kannapolis, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Cabarrus, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 19 May 1935, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kannapolis, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Linker
Mary Alice Bost
Marriage: 17 October 1882

Spouse and Children

17 October 1882
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James A LINKER


    Absala Northam




    Mary A LINKER


    Lundy Linker



    James Franklin Linker



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a left-handed person, from an inflected form of Link .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J W Linker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Linker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Linker, "United States Census, 1900"

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