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How to become a Member of the Linton Research Fund Inc.

LINTON & BIRD Chronicles

Established 1984

Quarterly Publication

of the

Linton Research Fund Inc.

For all the genealogical researchers that are researching the LINTON or BIRD surnames or any of our aligned surnames, please join the Linton Research Fund Inc., and have your articles published in upcoming issues of the LINTON & BIRD CHRONICLES. Contact Project Director, Terry_L_Linton@linton-research-fund-inc,com  

How to become a Member

Membership Linton Research Fund, Inc.,

Individual Membership is $100 per-year.

Family Membership $175 per-year.

Lifetime Membership $2,500

"Membership shall be open to all individuals and institutions interested in promoting the objectives of the Linton Research Fund Inc. Membership dues shall be paid upon application to join and yearly thereafter on or before the beginning of the Fiscal Year, July 1 to June 30. Dues will not be prorated and there will be no refunds upon termination of membership. Membership shall be automatically terminated upon failure to pay dues. Membership shall entitle the holder to one vote and other benefits as established by the Board of Directors. Membership dues and categories shall be established and announced from-time-to-time by the Board of Directors to the membership. Membership dues and contributions will help in the offset of the daily cost of researching and publishing of the Linton & Bird and associated families history, heritage and genealogical lineages."


Please make your Tax Exempt membership check out to the

 Linton Research Fund, Inc.,


 Send all checks to:

 Linton Research Fund, Inc.,

Kenneth E. Linton, Treasurer,

3012 Magnolia Lane,

Bedford, Texas, 76021

Please note on your check if it is for membership or contribution. Our Tax Exempt IRS Identification Number is available upon request, and will be sent to you with your membership and with any contributions receipts sent to you. Thank You, in advance!




The objectives of the Linton Research Fund Inc., shall be as follows:

Section 1. The Fund is not organized for profit and is a non-stock corporation and no part of any net earning shall be inure to the benefit of any director, member, or individual, but will be for the benefit and interest of the Fund as a whole and to promote it's purpose.

Section 2. The Fund is to perform, promote, and encourage the researching, collecting, preserving, documentation, and publishing the genealogy and family ancestral history of Kirk Louis Linton.

Section 3. The Fund shall primarily perform genealogical following Ancestral Lineage Chart, but shall not limited to only this Ancestral Lineage Chart: research on the be necessarily

A. Kirk Louis Linton (1914-1987) and Evelyn Virginia Bird.

B. Charlie Edward Linton (1888-1956) and Annie Lucretia Cronk (1890-1958)

C. John Edward Linton (1838-1901) and Mary Smiley (1832-1877) and Sallie F. Stonestreet (1861-1928).

D. Doctor Lewis Colbert Linton (1803-1876) and Sarah Kocher (1810-1870).

E. James Linton (1769-1854) and Ann Croasdale (1776-1852).

F. Isaiah Linton (1739-1775) and Sarah Hirst (1742-1823).

G. John Linton Jr.,(1706-1761) and Elizabeth Hayhurst (1709-1795).

H. John Linton (1662-1709) and Rebecca Relf (1672-1714).

I. Roger Lynton and Mary Hardin.

J. Sir Arthur Lynton.

Section 4. The Fund shall assist persons throughout the United States and elsewhere with the genealogy and ancestral history research of Kirk Louis Linton, and those other families aligned genealogically, through publications, meetings, workshops, seminars, and other educational programs.

Section 5. The Fund shall encourage, assist, and perform in the publication of genealogical and historical works pertaining to subjects on the surname of Linton and aligned families, or related areas or places, connected with them.

Section 6. The Fund shall encourage, assist and perform in the establishing of a Linton surname historical society, or those other family surnames which are aligned genealogically.


Below photo originally taken in 1929. (enhanced by Crystal Lynn Taylor 2008)....From right to left: Kirk Louis (1914-1987) Theodore Francis (1917-1970) Florence Avis (1912-1990) Madeline Elizabeth (1922-1991) Annie Lucretia Cronk (1890-1958) Bernadette Thelma (1921) and Charles Edward Linton(1888-1956)

The Linton Research Fund Inc., Web Site was established in 2007, by Terry Louis Linton. This Web Site is a publication of the Linton Research Fund Inc.

The family newsletter, Linton & Bird Chronicles was established, in 1984, by Terry Louis Linton. This newsletter became a publication of the Linton Research Fund Inc., in 1988. It's first internet issue was dated April 11, 2007. All images and text are Copyrighted by the Linton Research Fund Inc., 1987-2008. All Rights Reserved, reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.

The Linton Research Fund, Inc., was founded on July 18, 1987,  by Kirk Louis Linton (1914-1987). This research fund was to be established and organized. Then to be used in the researching and publishing, of its findings, of the genealogical linage and history of the ancestors of Kirk Louis Linton. Its accomplishments, finding, and publications are a "Memorial to the memory of, the late, Kirk Louis Linton." We are a Non-Profit Corporation, governed by the State Corporation Commission, Commonwealth of Virginia.

LINTON Family Tree

Kirk Louis Linton (1914-1987) & Evelyn Virginia Bird

Charles Edward Linton(1890-1958) & Annie Lucretia Cronk (1888-1956)

John Edward Linton (1838-1901) & Sallie Fenmor Stonestreet (1861-1928)

Lewis Colbert Linton (1803-1876) & Sarah Kocher (1810-1870)

James Linton (1769-1854) & Ann Croasdale (1776-1852)

Isaiah Linton (1739-1775) & Sarah Hirst (1742-1823)

John Linton (1706-1761) & Elizabeth Hayhurst (1709-1795)

John Linton (1662-1709) & Rebecca Relf (1672-1714)  The Emigrants

Roger Linton (1641-?) & Dorothy Newbergh (1641-?)

Sir Arthur Linton (1614-1662) & Lady Linton

Lord Arthur LINTON (1590-1646) High Tressurer & Lady Linton

Lord John LINTON (1560-aft 1645) of Caberston & Lady Caberston (1560-?)

Earl Walter Linton (1533-1633) of Traquair & Lady Linton

Lord Arthur Linton (1505-?) of Traquair & Lady Traquair

 Lord Arthur Lynton (1475-?) of Castle Linton Upon Tweed & Lady Lynton

Lord Richard de Lintone II (1445-?) of Castle Linton upon Tweed & Lady Lintone

Lord Richard de Lintone I (1415-?) of Castle Linton upon Tweed & Lady Lynton

 Sir William de Linton (1385-?) of Castle Linton Upon Tweed, Peebles, Scotland & Lady unknown

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