Virginia Lindsay

11 October 1862–11 September 1941 (Age 78)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Virginia

When Virginia Lindsay was born on 11 October 1862, in Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas H. Lindsey, was 48 and her mother, Mary Pindell, was 44. She married Caleb Kieffer in 1883, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 11 September 1941, in Franklin Township, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78.

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Caleb Kieffer
Virginia Lindsay
Marriage: 1883
Elmer Christian Kieffer
Roy M. Keiffer
Walter Earl Kieffer
Herman R Kieffer

Spouse and Children

Brown, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • Virginia Keifer in household of Caleb Keifer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Virginia Keiffer in household of Caleb Keiffer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Virginia Lindsey in household of Thomas Lindsey, "United States Census, 1870"

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