Martha Anne Lindsey

9 May 1789–
Powhatan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martha Anne

When Martha Anne Lindsey was born on 9 May 1789, in Powhatan, Virginia, United States, her father, William L. Lindsay, was 29 and her mother, Frances Elizabeth Goode, was 21. She married Moody Abbott on 31 May 1826, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Moody Abbott
Martha Anne Lindsey
Marriage: 31 May 1826
Elizabeth M Abbott

Spouse and Children

31 May 1826
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth M Abbott


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 23

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 31

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Scottish Lindsay .2 Irish: reduced and Anglicized form of various Gaelic surnames, as for example Ó Loingsigh ( see Lynch 1), Mac Giolla Fhionntóg ( see McClintock ), and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).3 English: habitational name from Lindsey in Suffolk, named in Old English as ‘island (Old English ēg) of Lelli’, a personal name representing a byform of an unattested name Lealla.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha W. Lindsey in entry for Moody Abbott, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Martha W Lindsey, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Anne Lindsey - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Anne Lindsey

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