This could be John Floyd Linthicum b. 1830, son of Henry b. 1776 grandson of Edmund (Gen IV-2 in Badger) page 49.
Listed in Badger married Annie Frances Petersonwith a daughter Florence E., San Francisco.
Google J.F. Linthicum and he is all over Northern california in various positions as editor or government employee.
I. LINTHICUM, HENRY Married Mary Bocock A. JOHN FLOYD LINTHICUM born Virginia Feb 7, 1830 married 1888 Anna Peterson born Missouri Nov 13, 1853 died Red Bluff Dec 10, 1928, daughter of Reverend N B Peterson who died Santa Rosa after the family's arrival in Calif in 1860. Her brother 0 H Peterson lived in Los Angeles in 1928. Red Bluff editor 1902