Maggie Sophia Linton

5 December 1899–31 December 1992 (Age 93)
Texas, United States

The Life of Maggie Sophia

When Maggie Sophia Linton was born on 5 December 1899, in Texas, United States, her father, John Robert Linton, was 28 and her mother, Ida Gifford, was 20. She married Albert Guin Robertson on 8 August 1918, in Milam, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Somervell, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 31 December 1992, in Crowley, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Albert Guin Robertson
Maggie Sophia Linton
Marriage: 8 August 1918
Gladys Mamie Robertson
George Robert Robertson
Edith Marie Robertson

Spouse and Children

8 August 1918
Milam, Texas, United States


    Gladys Mamie Robertson


    George Robert Robertson


    Edith Marie Robertson


Parents and Siblings

    John Robert Linton


    Ida Gifford




    Claud Linton



    Willie B Linton


    John Robert Linton



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, found in the Scottish Borders and in various parts of England. The second element is in all cases Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.In the case of Linton in Northumberland the first element is a British river name, Lyne (related to Welsh lliant ‘stream’), while Linton in Kent is ‘estate associated with a man called Lill or Lilla’. The other places of this name normally have as their first element Old English lind ‘lime tree’ or līn ‘flax’, but occasionally perhaps hlynn ‘torrent’ or hlinc ‘hillside’. (On the basis of geographical situation the meaning ‘torrent’ would be appropriate to Linton near Skipton in West Yorkshire).

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

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Linton in household of John R Linton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Linton in household of John Linton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Robertson in household of Albert G Robertson, "United States Census, 1940"

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