Western Hardy LINN

Western Hardy LINN began life in the year 1847 in the town of Whites, Georgia.  June 30th was his birth day and was the 6th child of 13 born to Alfred Martin LINN and Frances Ann HACKETT.

He was about 13 years old when the Civil War started and he married his neighbor,  Martha A. GILREATH on the 15 of Oct 1872 at the age of 24.

Western Hardy LINN

Western Hardy LINN

Western’s nickname was “Wheat”.  Apparently “Wheat” wore a hat because in the LINN family bible it states that his hat had a bullet hole in it!

Western and Martha had 11 children together, one of which was Max Augustus LINN.

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