Monday, November 1, 2010

Michael and Magdalena Linn

  In 1848, Michael left his homeland for America and six years later, in Stark County, Ohio, he and Magdalena married.  They settled in Ripley, Ohio where they raised a family of six children, William F., Louis, Emil, Amelia, Flora, and Walter.  Two other children, George and Karolina,  died before age two.  
Michael was a prominent businessman in Ripley.  He owned a dry goods store on Main Street in which Magdalena worked along side him.   In 1901, Magdalena died with Michael following in 1910.  Both are buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley.

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