On This Day: Birth of Jean Linton

Jean Linton was born October 15, 1921, in Denison, Kansas. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jean Linton is my 1st Cousin 1X removed. Jean Linton Hemphill at a granddaughter’s wedding in 2012 Jean Linton and her younger sister Frances Linton (born in 1924 and also still living) were the children of William Roy Linton… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Jean Linton

On This Date: Death of Rachel Agnes “Aggie” Curry

Rachel Agnes Curry Rachel Agnes Curry was born July 9, 1875, in Bloomington, Indiana; she died October 14, 1957, in Oskaloosa, Kansas. Rachel Agnes Curry was my great-grandmother. Agnes Curry and her family moved from her birthplace in Indiana to Jefferson County, Kansas, when she was five years old. She was one of six children… Continue reading On This Date: Death of Rachel Agnes “Aggie” Curry

On This Day: Birth of Robert Beattie Cathcart

Robert Beattie Cathcart was born on October 2, 1820, in Rocky Creek, South Carolina. He was my great great grandfather. Robert Beattie Cathcart was one of nine children born to John Cathcart (1789-1864) and Mary Harper (1789-1873), who were each born and raised in County Antrim, Ireland. The couple and their two small children immigrated… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Robert Beattie Cathcart