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John LINDSEY
 1775 - 1839

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  • Birth  Between 1775 and 1800  North Carolina; Rutherford Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  9 Jan 1839  Indiana; Springfield Co.; Chrisney Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I2869  Lindsay
    Last Modified  02 Jan 2007 16:18:30 
     
    Father  James William LINDSEY 
    Mother  Mary CARLTON 
    Family ID  F109  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Theresa UNKNSURNAME 
    Children 
     1. Richard G LINDSEY, b. Abt 1801, North Carolina
    Family ID  F298  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • possible Census (1840 Tishomingo Co. MS)
      226 364 Lindsay John 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

      1850 Census Tishomingo Co. MS, Southern Div, p 101a (ancestry.com image 206)
      Dwelling & Family #204
      John Linsey51 mFarmer3200NC
      Nancy45 fSC- - / (illiterate)
      Amanda S15 fTenn- / - (attended school w/in year)
      John S8 mMiss- / -
      Andrew J6 mMiss- / -
      Lucinda S S3 fMiss
      William G1 mMiss

      1860 Census, Tishomingo Co. MS
      John Linsey 61 M Farmer 6000/7000 NC
      Nancy 55 F SC
      Jas. S. 18 M Farm labor MS
      Andrew 16 M Farm labor MS
      Sarah 14 F MS
      Wm. 11 M MS

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      From Bob Jordan's "Lindsey Book":
      At the present time, John Lindsey has been traced to 1800 Rutherford Co. NC. Deed, census, and tax records have traced his move to Warren Co. KY in 1809, with his probable brother Caleb Lindsey. Tax records showed he moved to Grayson Co. KY about 1820. He then moved to Butler Co. KY in 1824 and stayed only a few years. Apparently, the two oldest sons of Caleb and John left KY for the Indiana Illinois area in 1828 to explore land opportunities. Caleb and John's families then moved up the road to Spencer Co. IN (about a three day ride) in 1829. This is where the two brothers split. Caleb took his family down the Ohio River to a landing in Illinois where he settled in Jackson County. Many of John's sons returned to Butler Co. KY after John died. Perhaps the climate and fanning opportunities were not good in Spencer Co., but I have a feeling they just longed for the home turf of their younger, perhaps happier years. Other sons of John stayed in Spencer Co., IN. That is why I was born in Indiana.
      We know John Lindsey married a Terry (?) by 1800. John Lindsey was located in the 1800 Rutherford Co. census with no children. His first child was born 1801, so John was probably married just before the census was taken in late 1799 or early 1800. After John died in 1837, his wife Terry Lindsey was listed in the 1840 census of Spencer Co. IN. One deed record in Butler Co. KY in 1826 listed John's wife as Terry also. Then on the death certificate of James Lindsey, their son, mentioned her name as Therisa no maiden name. The marriage could have taken place in either Spartanburg Co. SC or Rutherford Co. NC. The different family members are each noted by a number. For instance, John Lindsey's number is 1. His first born is 11, and his second born is 12. The first born of 11 is 111, and the first born of 12 is 121. This may be a little clumsy because as the number of generations increase, the larger an individual's number becomes, but we can also quickly find the relationship between generations from one person to another."
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      Grave stone found by Kenneth Lindsey 1972 Oak Hill Cemetery. The stone was not found by this author on a trip there in 1974. Age brackets in census records below show John was born 1775 80.

      1800 Rutherford Co. NC page 125 (alphabetical): John Lindsey 00100 00100. Shows age 16 26 and wife same age bracket, no children thus married 1799 1800 and born 1774 84.

      John Lindsey moved to Warren Co. KY by August, 1808, proved by the birth of their son James Lindsey. James' birthplace was always listed in the census records as Kentucky.

      Warren Co. KY Tax lists: Caleb Lindsey first appeared 1809 with 122a on Green River, which had been patented by J. Lambert. He had one tax poll 21 or over, none under 21, none 16 21, 2 horses and no slaves. There was no tax book for 1810, but in 1811 John Lindsey appeared with the same 122a and exactly the same "other" information. This was an original patent by J. Lambert. It is not clear if Caleb gave the land to John, allowed him to use the land as long as he paid tax, or if John's name was John Caleb Lindsey. Census records do show both Caleb and John in 1810 Warren Co. John was also taxed for another 100a which had been patented by Philip Jones. John was not taxed on the extra 100a in 1812. The 122a was listed as entered by J. Lambert and patented by Philip Jones. Deed records show the 100a was sold by Caleb (of Grayson Co.) to David Simmons (on Little Beaver Dam). The 122a was taxed under John's name through 1819. The 100a was probably taxed under Simmons’ name. In 1819, John was also shown as being taxed on 305a in Grayson Co. on Bar (Bear?) Creek, which proves where he went.

      1810 Warren Co. KY page 253 John Lindsey: 20010 20010 = males under 10=2, males 26 45=1; females under 10=2, 26 45= 1. Thus born 1775 1794. Census neighbors were Andrew Stice, Reuben Alexander, Robert Stice, Hezekiel Haines, Nathaniel Harrington, Henry Bruce, Henry Warren, Sam Foster, and John Hightower.

      Warren Co. KY tax lists:
      The numbers show number of pole taxes over age 21, number of Blacks under age 16, and number of Blacks over age 16, and number of horses.
      1811 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River entered by J. Lambert 1002
      This land was taxed to Caleb Lindsey in 1810
      1812 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River ent. J. Lambert – 1002
      1813 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River ent. Jay Lambert pat. P. Jones 1003
      100a Warren Co. Green River ent. and pat. by P. Jones
      1814 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River ent. by Jay Lambert, pat Phillip Jones 1004
      100a Warren Co. patent to Philip Jones
      1815 No tax book
      1816 1817No John Lindsey paid tax in Grayson Co.
      1818 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River entered by Lambert, pat. by Jones 1006
      1819 John Lindsey122a Warren Co. Green River 1002
      305 Grayson Co. Bar (Bear) Creek
      1820 John disappeared from Warren Co. tax records. John moves to Grayson Co. KY 1816, but poll tax was paid in both counties between 1816 19. The same land appears on both tax records so this gives continuity toward the proof this is the same person.

      Grayson Co. KY tax lists (formed 1810 from Hardin and Ohio Cos.):
      The numbers show number of pole taxes over age 21, number of Blacks under age 16, number of Blacks over age 16, and number of horses.
      1816 John Lindsey203a Grayson Co. Bear Creek no patent listed 1003
      1817 John Lindsey305a Grayson Co. Bear Creek no patent listed 1003
      1818 John LindseyNot listed paid poll tax in Warren Co.
      1819 John LindseyNot listed
      1820 John Lindsey305a Grayson Co. Bear Creek no patent listed 1002
      1821 John Lindsey305a Grayson Co. Bear Creek 1002
      1822 John LindseyNo land 1004
      1823 John Lindsey75a Grayson Co. Nolin Creek 1002
      1824 and up No John Lindsey

      1820 Grayson Co. KY census page 143, line 22: John Lindsey 400110 12110. Males under 10=4, 16 18= 1, 2645=1; females under 10=1, 10 16=2,16 26=1, 26 45=1. Thus born 1775 94. Indicates 9 children.

      Butler Co. KY Tax Lists:
      1824 No book
      1825 John D. Lindsey 200a Butler Co. on Welch’s Creek 1001
      1826 John Lindsey ““ 1002
      1827 John Lindsey 222a on Welches Ck. 1001
      1828 John Lindsey 222a 1002
      1829 Not found this year or afterward – gone to Indiana

      1830 Spencer Co. IN Census: John Lindsey, Grass Twp. males 5 under=l, 5 10=1, 10 15=1, 15 20=3, 50 60=1; Females 10 1 5= 1, 20 25= 1, 40 50= 1.

      1840 Sp.Co. IN Census: Terry Lindsey (males 10 15= 1, 15 20= 1, 20 30= 1; females 60 70= 1) This shows John's wife as head of household, born 1770 80. Census neighbors listed: David Bennet, Hakin (?) Mitchel, Robert Borns, Martha Davis, William May, Arthur Pitman, Mary Miller, Thomas Chancotten, Richard States, Sarah States, Owin Anits (?), Geo. Reck, John Wire, Benjamin Wire, Wm. Johnson, Luther Alexander, Isam Brady (?), John Wittson Jr., John Wooten, Berry Whitaker, Joshua Morris, David Wilson.

      1850 Butler Co. KY census Terry Lindsey, age 70 in household of son Thomas J. Lindsey
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      Bob has lots of information on deeds, etc. See file "Bob Jordan's Lindsey Book"
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  • Sources 
    1. [S45547] Robert Jordan's Lindsey Book.

  

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