Lester John Lindsay

17 September 1904–19 May 1969 (Age 64)
Onarga, Iroquois, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lester John

When Lester John Lindsay was born on 17 September 1904, in Onarga, Iroquois, Illinois, United States, his father, Ellis John Lindsay, was 31 and his mother, Olive Myrtle Kindig, was 29. He married Hazel Gladys Jimison on 15 January 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Onarga Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 19 May 1969, in Onarga, Iroquois, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Onarga Cemetery, Onarga Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States.

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Lester John Lindsay
Hazel Gladys Jimison
Marriage: 15 January 1927
Gladys Lindsay

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15 January 1927


    Gladys Lindsay


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John L Lindsey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Lindsay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester J Linsay in household of Ellis J Linsay, "United States Census, 1920"

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