Albert Franklin Lindsay

9 October 1859–3 October 1936 (Age 76)
Bureau Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Albert Franklin

When Albert Franklin Lindsay was born on 9 October 1859, in Bureau Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States, his father, Ferdinand Alphonso Lindsay, was 48 and his mother, Barbara Hetzler, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Maud L. Deering. He lived in Union Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Cascade Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States in 1910. He died on 3 October 1936, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Albert Franklin Lindsay
Maud L. Deering
Marriage: 10 September 1917
Ira Alda Lindsay

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10 September 1917
Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 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.2 Irish: adopted as an equivalent of various Gaelic names ( see Lindsey ).

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Sources (3)

  • Albert F Lindsay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert F Lindsey in household of Barbara Lindsey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert F Lindsay, "United States Census, 1930"

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