Descendants of James Linn and Eliza Blair of Ireland

Updates (latest at top)
2019-03-08: Mark Linton corrected son Brian's date of birth from July to June 1999
2017-01-15 Per Lynn Chorich. William (Bill) Parsons (son of Hugh Lynn's daughter Lucy) died 11 Jun 2016.
2015-09-11 Some references added.
2015-06-29 From, added: James Linn first wife, John Lynn wife, Agnes & John McMurray deaths, Margaret & John McMurray births.
2012-07-16 Embrie-Lynn McGee birth added
2011-03-25 William Parsons death / burial notice from Lynn Chorich
2010-03-27 Eliza Blair Death / Burial Notice by Maggie Lynn received from Lynn Chorich.
2009-08-08 Beattie was Beatie (corrected per Howard Beattie).
2009-01-04 Added info from Missy Ehmann re David McKeown.
2008-08-30: Added info from Joan Ralph Webber of Scottsdale, AZ
2007-07-27: Added info from Donna (Lynn) Schwing of Princeton, NJ
2005-08-15: Added info from Melissa (Linton) Ehmann of Livonia, NY
2005-01-05: Added info from Ernie Lynn of Rochester, NY (updated 2007-08-05).
2004-10-31: Added descendant info re Hugh Lynn and siblings. Thanks to Lynn Chorich of Warrenville, SC.
2004-05-07: Added Lynn, Webber, Betsworth details. Thanks to Ruth Betsworth.
2004-05-05: Added names of Linton siblings. Thanks to Mark Linton.

Welcome! Ernie Lynn has informed me that James Linn had one daughter, Ester, with his first wife, name unknown. With Eliza Blair of Scotland he had three more daughters- Margaret (Maggie), Nancy Jane and Lizzie, and four sons - William, Alexander, John and Hugh.

William, John, Ester and Lizzie emigrated to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Alexander, Hugh and Nancy emigrated to the Avon, NY, USA area. Maggie raised the children of William's first marriage in Ireland.

This site concentrates on the descendants of William (my paternal grandfather), who had two families with two wives. The information is derived from initial discussions with my sister, Elizabeth (Sue) Foot, and my Irish cousin, Betty Boyd, with further details being added as time goes on.

William married his first wife, Elizabeth Morrison of England, in Scotland and they had two childre


James Linn, Eliza Blair & Family, ca 1900
Standing, L-R: Hugh, William (Willie), Alexander (Alex), Elizabeth (Lizzie), John, Nancy
Seated, L-R: Margaret (Maggie), James Linn, Eliza Blair, Ester (daughter with first wife)
(Photo courtesy Ernie Lynn & Lynn Chorich)

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