Joshua Lindley

1725–1736 (Age 11)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Lindley was born on 5 January 1725, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Lindley, was 31 and his mother, Experience Ide, was 28. He died on 19 June 1736, in his hometown, at the age of 11.

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Thomas Lindley
Experience Ide
Isaiah Lindley
Thomas Lindley Jr.
John Lindley
Barbara Lindley
Joshua Lindley
Mary Lindley
Josiah Lindley
Josiah Lindley

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Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from either of two places in West Yorkshire called Lindley, or from Linley in Shropshire and Wiltshire, all named from Old English līn ‘flax’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, with epenthetic -d-, or from another Lindley in West Yorkshire (near Otley), named in Old English as ‘lime wood’, from lind ‘lime tree’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Lindley in Leicestershire probably also has this origin, and is a further possible source of the surname.2 German: habitational name from places in Bavaria and Hannover called Lindloh, meaning ‘lime grove’, or a topographic name with the same meaning ( see Linde + Loh ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Joshua Lindley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joshua Lindley, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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