Athanasius Lindsey

3 April 1772–May 1844 (Age 72)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Athanasius

When Athanasius Lindsey was born on 3 April 1772, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Lindsey Sr., was 29 and his mother, Mary Cordilla Robertson, was 31. He married Sarah Lloyd on 19 November 1792, in Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1810. He died in May 1844, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Athanasius Lindsey
Sarah Lloyd
Marriage: 19 November 1792
John Lindsay
Stephen C Lindsey
Sarah Lindsey
Sallie Lindsay
Sidney Lindsey
Martha ( Patsey) Lindsey
Elizabeth LINDSAY

Spouse and Children

19 November 1792
Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States


    John Lindsay


    Stephen C Lindsey


    Martha ( Patsey) Lindsey


    Sarah Lindsey


    Elizabeth LINDSAY


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+16 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 4

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Age 19

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Scottish Lindsay .2 Irish: reduced and Anglicized form of various Gaelic surnames, as for example Ó Loingsigh ( see Lynch 1), Mac Giolla Fhionntóg ( see McClintock ), and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).3 English: habitational name from Lindsey in Suffolk, named in Old English as ‘island (Old English ēg) of Lelli’, a personal name representing a byform of an unattested name Lealla.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Atha Lindsey, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Atha Lindsey, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Atha Lindsay, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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