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 William R. Linney

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William R. Linney

  • Birth 6 Dec 1862 Normanton, Metropolitan Borough of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
  • Death 24 Jun 1922 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Sec. Adult 17, Row 5, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 14529007

My Great-Grandfather. The son of William and Mary Jane Linney (nee Anderson), he was born in Normanton, West Yorkshire, England. Married Frances J. Dean in 1884 and had four children: Laura (my Grandmother), Bertha, Olive, and Robert. In 1891 he emigrated to the United States and became a U.S. Citizen in 1899. Linney was much involved in charitable work and at the time of his death he was assistant director of the Goodwill Home and Rescue Mission in Newark, New Jersey.

Special thanks to Big Ern for posting William's grave photos and death certificate.


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  • Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 6 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14529007
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William R. Linney (6 Dec 1862–24 Jun 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14529007, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Bobb Edwards (contributor 15945012) .