Wynona Lindsey

5 December 1885–9 December 1932 (Age 47)
Denton, Texas, United States

The Life of Wynona

When Wynona Lindsey was born on 5 December 1885, in Denton, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph David Lindsey, was 23 and her mother, Laura Izora Norman, was 17. She married John Henry Windle on 26 July 1903, in Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 7, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 9 December 1932, in Clay, Texas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Deer Creek Cemetery, Deer Creek, Clay, Texas, United States.

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John Henry Windle
Wynona Lindsey
Marriage: 26 July 1903
Audra Essie Windle
Howard O Windle
Ethel Pauline Windle
Odie Jacquelyn Windle
L C Windle
Clara Gwendoline Windle

Spouse and Children

26 July 1903
Denton, Texas, United States


    Audra Essie Windle


    Joe C. WINDLE


    Howard O Windle


    Ethel Pauline Windle


    Odie Jacquelyn Windle


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 13

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Wynona Lindsey in household of Joseph Lindsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nannie Windle in household of John H Windle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nona Windle in household of John H Windle, "United States Census, 1910"

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