John Lindsay

1745–5 July 1798 (Age 53)
Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of John

When John Lindsay was born in 1745, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, John Lindsay, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Millar, was 30. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Isobell Ferguson. He died on 5 July 1798, in Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

John Lindsay
1745–1798
Isobell Ferguson
1752–
John Lindsay
1776–
David Lindsay
1777–
Janet Lindsay
1779–
George John Lindsay
1781–
Allen Lindsay
1785–
James Lindsay
1785–
Margaret Lindsay
1788–
Andrew Lindsay
1790–
Isobel Lindsay
1794–

Spouse and Children

    Male1745–1798Male

    Isobell Ferguson

    Female1752–Female

children

(9)

    John Lindsay

    Male1776–Male

    David Lindsay

    Male1777–Male

    Janet Lindsay

    Female1779–Female

    George John Lindsay

    Male1781–Male

    Allen Lindsay

    Male1785–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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 ).

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

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  • John Lindsay, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

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