Caleb Abner Lindsey

7 July 1852–23 December 1923 (Age 71)
Lewis, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Caleb Abner

When Caleb Abner Lindsey was born on 7 July 1852, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Lindsey, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Ann Gresham (Grissom), was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Willie A Lindsey. He lived in Palestine, Lewis, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 6, Lewis, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 23 December 1923, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hohenwald, Lewis, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Abner Lindsey
1852–1923
Willie A Lindsey
1860–
William H Lindsey
1878–1921
Sallie A Lindsay
1879–1931
Carrie Corine Lindsey
1882–1949
Lakin Albert Lindsey
1887–1963
Ova M Lindsey
1890–1912
Joe P Lindsey
1896–
Georgia L Lindsey
1901–1923

Spouse and Children

children

(7)

    William H Lindsey

    Male1878–1921Male

    Sallie A Lindsay

    Female1879–1931Female

    Female1882–1949Female

    Male1887–1963Male

    Ova M Lindsey

    Female1890–1912Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    James Calvin Lindsey

    Male1841–1881Male

    John Harvey Lindsey

    Male1846–Male

    Female1848–1914Female

    Wesley Young Lindsey

    Male1850–Male

    Male1852–1923Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • C A Linsey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Caleb A Lindsey in household of David Lindsey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caleb A Lindsey, "United States Census, 1900"

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