Ca. 1792–23 Dec. 1849. Farmer. Born in North Carolina. Son of Thomas Linville and Jemimah Campbell. Moved to White Co., Tennessee, by 1814. Married Nancy Cash, 30 Mar. 1814, in White Co. Campbellite preacher. Moved to Jackson Co., Missouri; to Lafayette Co., Missouri, by 1821; to Bloomington, Buchanan Co., Missouri, by June 1840; and to Gentry Co., Missouri, spring 1845. Traveled with son to Hangtown (later Placerville, El Dorado Co.), California, early fall 1849, to improve son’s health. Died in Hangtown.