Karen Ann LINTON
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Karen Ann LINTON was born on May 6, 1971, in Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina. Karen is the daughter of Kenneth "Ken" Edward LINTON and Patricia "Pat" Ann WIDDECKE.
Karen is the grand-daughter of Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987) and Evelyn Virginia BIRD Linton. She is also the 2nd great-granddaughter of Henry WIDDECKE (1859-aft 1900) and Ida Widdecke (1858-aft 1900).
Karen is the 6th great-granddaughter of Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) The founder of Birdsboro and Bridget HULING (1710-1792).
Karen is half 1st cousin six times removed to Elizabeth "Betsy" GRISCOM Ross (1752-1836) and the 5th grand-grandniece of three signers of the Declaration of Independence George Ross Jr., (1730-1779), & James Wilson Jr. (1742-1798), & George Reed (1733-1798),
Karen is the 11th great-granddaughter of William STONESTREET (1560-?) and Mary FORESTER (1567-?) of Hailsham, County Sussex, England also the 11th great-granddaughter of Cuthbert HAYHURST (1555-1623) and Elizabeth RANGILL (1555-?) of Settle, Newton In Bollard, County Yorkshire, England.
Karen’s 13th great-grand parents are Henry CROASDALE (1545-1595) and Helene WALMSLEY (1549-1616) of Newhey, Waddington, Parish Bradford, County Yorkshire, England.
Karen is the 25th great-granddaughter of Lord Malcolm Macheth de ROSS (1100-1168) and Princess Aveline Ales CANMORE (1113-?).
Karen is the 27th great-granddaughter of Sir John de SOMERVILLE Baron Lintone (1150-1194) the slayer of the Lintone Dragon and builder of Lintone Tower in Parish Lintone, County Roxburghshire, Scotland and Katherine HALLIDAY (1160-After 1197) the Heiress of Moffat. She is also the 27th great-granddaughter of Nicholas Fitz-Gilbert de Tailbois de RADCLIFFE (1097-?) of Lancashire and Lady de TAILBOIS (about 1097-?).
Karen is the 31st great-granddaughter of Lady and Sir Gualter "Walter" de SÉMERVILLE (1000-1049) of Graveron, Evreux, Somme Valley, Sémerville In Nord.
Karen is the 32nd great-granddaughter of Leofric MALET, Earl of Mercia and Lady "Godiva" GODGIFU (1004-1080) of Coventry, England.
We must not forget her oldest grand parent on the ROSS Branch which is her 46th great-grandfather, King HENGEST The Jute (432-488) of Kent, England.