Elizabeth Lindsay

about 1631–20 May 1705
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lindsay was born about 1631, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Lindsay, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Lentron, was 31. She married James Corstrephin on 2 August 1660, in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. She was buried in Sittingbourne, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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James Corstrephin
Elizabeth Lindsay
Marriage: 2 August 1660

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  • Marriage
    2 August 1660St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
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    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England. This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland. The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.Irish: adopted as an equivalent ofvarious Gaelic names (see Lindsey ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (3)

    • Elspeth Lindesay, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • Elizabeth Lyndsey, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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