Jonathan Kindley

28 September 1808–
Guilford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Kindley was born on 28 September 1808, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Kindley, was 20 and his mother, Betty Wilson, was 16. He married Hannah Pickett on 23 June 1831, in Chester, Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Jonathan Kindley
Hannah Pickett
Marriage: 23 June 1831
Elizabeth Kindley

Spouse and Children

23 June 1831
Chester, Wayne Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States


    Elizabeth Kindley


Parents and Siblings

    John Kindley






    Joel Henry Kindley


    Sarah Kindley


    Elizabeth Kindley


    Ruth Kindley


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 22

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Age 38

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of southern German and Swiss Kindle, earlier Kindeli, a diminutive of Kind ( compare Kindel ).2 Americanized spelling of German Kindler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943
  • U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940 for John Kindley and Betty Wilson
  • U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, Miami Monthly Meeting, Ohio, page 89

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