Archibald L. Linn
|Member of the|
New York State Assembly
January 1, 1844 – December 31, 1844
|Preceded by||Edward H. Walton|
|Succeeded by||William Gifford|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
|Preceded by||Nicholas B. Doe|
|Succeeded by||Zadock Pratt|
Archibald Ladley Linn
October 15, 1802
New York City, New York
|Died||October 10, 1857 (aged 54)|
Schenectady, New York
|Resting place||Albany Rural Cemetery|
Mary Ten Eyck McClelland
(m. 1825; his death 1857)
|Parents||Rev. William Adolphus Linn|
Helena Low Hansen
|Alma mater||Union College (1820)|
Linn was born in New York City on October 15, 1802. He was the son of Rev. William Adolphus Linn (1752–1808) and Helena (née Low) Hansen (1760–1837). His mother was first married to Dirck Hansen (1743–1799), a Captain in the Revolutionary War with whom she had at least seven children before his death. His parents married in 1800 and his father, William was the 1st Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives and the 2nd President of Queen's College (now Rutgers University), in 1800.
His mother was the granddaughter of Cornelis Cuyler, the 20th Mayor of Albany and son of Johannes Cuyler, and Catharina Schuyler, herself the daughter of Johannes Schuyler and the niece of Pieter and Arent Schuyler, all of the prominent Schuyler family. His great-grandmother was also the sister of Johannes Schuyler, Jr. and the aunt of Gen. Philip Schuyler.
Linn was a member of the class of 1820 at Union College, Schenectady, New York. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Schenectady. He served as county judge of Schenectady County from January 17, 1840, to February 9, 1845.
Linn was married to Mary Ten Eyck McClelland (1808–1896). Mary was the daughter of William McClelland (1768–1812) and Ann Ten Eyck McClelland (1774–1813). Her mother was the widow of Barent Ten Eyck (1766–1796) of the prominent Ten Eyck family, before she married her father, William. Together, they were the parents of:
- William Linn (1826–1844)
- Peter Van R. Linn (1828–1901)
- John Blair Linn (1830–1901), a Reverend who married Mary Morgan (1835–1892).
- Charles F. Linn (1833–1841), who died young.
- Mary H. Linn (1835–1925), who married James Hastings (1835–1914) in 1871.
- Archibald Linn (1839–1864)
- Charles Franchot Linn (1841–1923), who married Rachel Fuller Linn (1848–1928).
- Helen Lowe Linn (1843–1923)
- Jeannette Linn (1845–1861)
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- Reynolds, Cuyler (1911). Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs: A Record of Achievements of the People of the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys in New York State, Included Within the Present Counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Washington, Saratoga, Montgomery, Fulton, Schenectady, Columbia and Greene. Lewis Historical Publishing Company. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
- Hough, Franklin (1858). The New York Civil List: Containing the names and origin of the civil divisions, and the names and dates of election or appointment of the principal state and county officers from the Revolution to the present time. Weed, Parsons and Co. p. 134. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
- United States Congress. "Archibald L. Linn (id: L000335)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Nicholas B. Doe
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 11th congressional district
|New York Assembly|
|Preceded by |
Edward H. Walton
| New York State Assembly |
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