Notes for Adam Linn: "Both Adam Linn and Robert Ewing appear on the Roll of Capt. Thomas Buford's Company of Volunteers at the Battle of Point Pleasant. This battle, also known as Lord Dunmore's War, is sometimes considered to be one of the first conflicts of the American Revolution. ADAM is also listed by the Daughters of the American Revolution as serving as a Private and Ensign from Bedford County, VA, on 6 February, 1776. NOTE: Adam Linn is listed as a resident of Hopkinsville, KY, 1810-1811. P-260.
"After the Revolution, ADAM LINN and his family migrated westward, eventually moving into the area of Trigg and Christian Counties of Kentucky. The following is an account of their arrival."
"Abraham Boyd married Nancy Linn 1 Apr. 1794 in Davis Co., TN. She was the daughter of Adam Linn who lived in Bedford Co., VA, during the Revolutionary War; he died 1 Apr. 1839.) (Source: The Wilford-Williford Family Treks Into America, Vol. 2 by Eurie Pearl Wilford Neel, Nashville, TN, Rich Printing Co., pp. 108-109.)
WILL of ADAM LINN, JR. (Will Book A, P-274), deceased: In the name of God Amen! I, Adam Linn, of Trigg County and State of Kentucky, being in perfect mind and memory and knowing it is appointed for all men to die, I do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. First of all, I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the dust to be buried at the discretion of my Executor, doubting not but I shall receive the same again at the Resurrection of the Mighty power of God and for such wealth it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life. I hereby dispose of my property in the following manner. After all my just debts are paid, it is my wish and pleasure that my wife, Sarah Linn, have the rest of my old plantation for her life. The balance of my property to be equally divided among my then living children, giving each of my grandchildren two dollars. I appoint Joseph Linn, my Executor of this my last will and testament, revoking all other will or wills by me made. In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of February 1826.
Witnesses Samuel Saxon John Craig, Jr. Ezekiel Vinson Adam Linn
Will produced in Court for probate and has been proven and ordered to be recorded this 18th day of June 1832. (From: TRIGG CO. KY WILL BOOKS in Ft. Worth, TX, Library)
TAKEN FROM BIBLE RECORDS BELONGING TO MARY ATLANTA LINDSEY who was daughter of Lanson Alvero Lindsey and Emma Elliott Larson, son of Adam Linn Lindsey and Mary Jane Wormington, now owned by Susan Luan Rutherford Healy who has been kind to share them with me.
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More About Adam Linn and Sidney Ann Ewing: Marriage: 02 Feb 1771, Norfolk, VA.