Linn, Josepha “Josie” Aurelia

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Class of 1891

Birth: 29 Feb 1872, Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois
Death: 15 May 1958, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

John Thomas Shuler Linn (1847 – 1909)
Ellen Frances Goodman Linn (1851 – 1925)

Rhea Laura Linn Melzer (1873-1918)
John Hugh Linn (1875-1949)
Jenny Linn (1878 – 1878)
Maggie Alice Linn Nunamaker (1879-1945)
Samuel Grover Linn (1883-1966)
Beulah Elmina Linn Dillard (1885-1953)
George Bayard Linn (1892 – 1894)

George John Heilig (1872-1944)

Lawson Linn Heilig (1894-1953)
Juanita Heilig Gross (1896-1955)
George John Heilig (1905-1928)
Joseph A. Heilig (1908-1985)

Burial: Jonesboro Cemetery, Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois
Source:, #59858249


The Standard (Concord, NC), 18 Dec 1890, p. 3.

Mt. Pleasant Items.
There are three cases of typhoid fever at the Seminary. Misses Lula Fesperman, Josie Linn and Minnie Cassady are doing as well as could be expected. They are attended by Dr. Paul Barrier.


The Standard (Concord, NC), 11 Jun 1891, p. 2.

The Commencement at North Carolina College
…The medal for the highest general average for the session was won by Josie Linn, of Illinois.


The Standard (Concord, NC), 25 Jun 1891, p3.

Misses Josie and Laura Linn and Mrs. Linn, of Mt. Pleasant, passed through to China Grove Tuesday evening. The Misses Linn are students of the seminary and are from Illinois.


The Concord Times (Concord, NC), 13 Aug 1891, p. 3

Misses Jennie Cook, May Dreher, Julia and Ella Shirey, and Josie Linn of Mt. Pleasant, and Misses Essie and Bettie Fisher, of Trinity church, attended the Lutheran Missionary Conference in Charlotte.