, where East Linton is situated on the River Tyne, near Haddington. West Linton is a village in the Scottish Borders, (formerly in Peeblesshire) not far from East Linton. There is also a Linton located in Orkneys. One of the first records of the name was Gamel de Lintun who witnessed a charter by Ernaldus, bishop pf St. Andrews
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Linton settled in Virginia in 1663; George Linton settled in Maryland in 1775; John Linton settled in Nova Scotia in 1774; John, Josiah, Mary, Leah, Robert, Samuel, Wellington and William Linton all arrived in Philadelphia between 1772 and 1872..