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William Linn
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Birth: 1748
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1813
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

William Linn
Birth: 1748 in Manor Masque, Adams, PA
Death: 9 FEB 1813 in Tyrone Tp, Perry, Pennsylvania

Religion: elder at Centre Presbyterian Church

Occupation: operated a sawmill at Buffalo Mills
Burial: 1813 Centre Presbyterian Cemetery, Madison, Parry, PA

Note: [in Saville Township] William Linn, a brother of Rev. John Linn, warranted 178 acres on Buffalo Creek, and in 1793 he warranted 400 acres adjoining Archibald and Andrew Kinkead. (History of Perry County, Pennsylvania, Including Descriptions of Indian and Pioneer Life from the Time of Earliest Settlement, Sketches of Its Noted Men and Women and Many Professional Men, H. H. Hain; Harrisburg, PA, 1922, page 1049)




Father: John Linn b: 1720 in Ireland

Married: Martha Scott b: 1752 in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania
Married: 1769

Children
1. John Linn b: 2 NOV 1771 in Tyrone, Cumberland Perry, Pennsylvania
2. William Linn b: 1773 in Tyrone Twp, Perry, Pa
3. Ann Linn b: 1776 in Saville Twp, Perry Co, PA
4. Andrew Linn b: 1786 in Saville, Cumberland Perry, Pennsylvania
5. Eleanor Linn b: 1788 in Saville Twp, Perry Co, PA
6. Samuel Linn b: 1783 in Tyrone Twp, Perry, Pa
7. Martha Linn b: 1780 in Burnt Cabins, Bedford, Fulton, PA
8. Elizabeth Linn b: 1784 in Saville Twp, Perry Co, PA
9. Mary Linn b: 1790 in Saville Twp, Perry Co, PA
10. Sarah Linn b: 1790 in Saville Twp, Cumberland Co, PA

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Second source says:

Private William Linn (74893734)
Birth: 1749 (note this is different that your listing.)
My source is the DAR application.
Death Location: Sermans Valley, Tyrone Twp., Perry, PA

Married: 1769, Gettysburg, Adams, PA

Bio:
After his marriage. he moved from the Gettysburg area to Saville Twp. in
what was Cumberland and is now Perry County.

During the Revolution, William Linn served as a private in the 8th
Company 1st Battalion of Cumberland County, and his name is also listed
with Capt. Charles McClay's Co. and with Col. James Dunlap's Regt.

In 1785 William Linn, a brother of Rev. John Linn, warranted 178 acres
on Buffalo Creek, and in 1793 he warranted 400 acres adjoining Archibald
and Andrew Kinkead. Here a mill was built which has always borne the
name of the Buffalo mill. The Lutheran and Reformed church is located here.

William Linn was of the Presbyterian faith.

William's Father: John Linn, b. Abt. 1720 in Ireland, d. 21 Nov 1792 in Lower Marsh Creek, York (now Adams) Co., PA
William's Mother: Jane Patterson, b. Abt. 1723 (no further detail at this time)

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Scott Linn (1752 - 1813)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Linn McMillen (____ - 1832)*
  John Linn (1771 - 1837)*
  Martha Linn Coyle (1780 - 1831)*
  Samuel Linn (1783 - 1817)*
  Mary Linn Elliott (1787 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Centre Presbyterian Churchyard
Bixler
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Aug 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74893734
William Linn
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Added by: Janet Wright
 
 
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My 6great grandfather
- buckeyegirl1721
 Added: Feb. 25, 2012
 
 
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