From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

pages 862-863



John S. Lint was born in Centre Township, Williams Co., Ohio, Sept. 15, 1845, a son of Samuel and Elizabeth Lint, his father a native of Pennsylvania and his mother of Holmes County, Ohio.  They settled in Williams County in 1841, where the mother died in 1858, and the father still lives.  Of a family of six children three beside our subject are living, viz.: William, Mrs. Mary Kreizer and Mrs. Lydia Shoup.  John S. and William were both members of Company E, Thirty-eighth Ohio Infantry, enlisting Sept. 23, 1862.  Their first engagement was Stone River; later Hoover's Gap, Mission Ridge, Atlanta campaign, Resaca, Kenesaw Mountain, Jonesboro, Sherman's march to the sea, through the Carolinas to Washington, participating in the grand review May 22, 1865, and were discharged July 12.  Aug. 1, 1869, John S. Lint was married to Rebecca Allomong, a native of Richland Township, born March 6, 1847, daughter of Joseph and Catherine Allomong.  They have three children -- Flora, Mary and Martha.  After their marriage they settled on the farm where they now live on section 20, where they have a pleasant home.  They are among the most worthy citizens of the township.  Mr. Lint is a member of Angola Lodge, No. 246, F. &. A. M. and also of Boon Post, No. 227, G. A. R., at Edon, Ohio.



Submitted by Kim Davoli