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William Jefferson Linger
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Birth: Jul., 1838
Lewis County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1913
Lewis County
West Virginia, USA

William was the son of William and Rachel Bickel Linger. On November 22, 1893 he married Mary Anna Frances Thompson and they were the parents of Hattie, Nettie Frances, Troy Columbus, Homer Jefferson and Mattie Gay. William served during the Civil War on the side of dthe Confederacy. He was in Company I, 31st Infantry Regiment Virginia. He enlisted as a private on June 17, 1861. Obituary added courtesy of Glenda Eisenhour. The Weston Democrat, Fri. 28 March 1913: LINGER, W. J., aged 76 years died at his home near Dell, on Stone Coal Thursday of last week. Survived by wife, two sons and three daughters. Two sisters, Mrs. J. C. Forinash of Vandalia and Mrs. Susan Herron, of Horner, two brothers, A. C. Linger of Horner, and H. K. Linger of Idaho, also survive.
Family links: 
  William Linger (1803 - 1893)
  Rachel Bickel Linger (1805 - 1846)
  Nettie Frances Linger Hyre (1897 - 1980)*
  Isaac Linger**
  William Jefferson Linger (1838 - 1913)
  Mary Elizabeth Linger Forinash (1840 - 1922)*
  Sarah Angeline Linger Westfall (1848 - 1934)**
  Susan Frances Linger Herron (1850 - 1937)**
  James Robert Linger (1851 - 1901)**
  Alfred Clark Linger (1853 - 1944)**
  Harrison Kemper Linger (1855 - 1926)**
  Dennis Lafayette Linger (1858 - 1897)**
*Calculated relationship
Linger Family Cemetery
Upshur County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Evelyn Linger Thorn
Record added: Jan 19, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123756719
William Jefferson Linger
Added by: Ralph H. and Hilda Sayre, Upshur-WV-USA
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To my great grandfather father of my grandmother Mattie G Linger (Ware) Rest in peace with Love Mary Ann
- mary
 Added: Jun. 18, 2016

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