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Preston J. Lindsey

Male 1817 - Aft 1882  (> 66 years)


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  • Name Preston J. Lindsey 
    Born 5 Jul 1817  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • See 1850 Census of Leah Wells
    Census 18 Jun 1860  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 7 Jun 1880  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Biography 1882  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 4148 
    FamilySearch ID LV8W-CSK 
    Universal ID 38C9DEA0C4A64006BCCA9060761808C70230 
    Died Aft 1882  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4136  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2010 

    Father Ruben Lindsey,   b. Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased 
    Mother Nancy Wells,   b. Abt 1792, Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married
    • Alt Marriage: Preston J. Lindsay Date: Abt 1813 Location: , Bourbon, Kentucky
    Family ID F1005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   b. Abt 1820, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased 
    Married Abt 1847  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • This marriage is from the 1850 Census record of Leah Lamb and shows Preston living in the household along with Mary which I think is his wife and a daughter Mary and a son John. This is anassumption.
    Children 
     1. Mary Lindsey,   b. Abt 1847, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased
     2. John Lindsey,   b. Abt 1849, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 
    Family ID F407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1817 - Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1847 - Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 18 Jun 1860 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jun 1880 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBiography - 1882 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1882 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S238] ZZ: KY: Bourbon County - U.S. Census 1860, 1860 Census of Kentucky, Bourbon, Eastern Division, Image 24, Dwelling 172.
      Alex Wells, age 68, M, Potter, POB Kentucky
      P. J. Lindsay, age 41, M, POB Kentucky
      E. T. Philips, age 23, M, farm hand, POB Kentucky
      Mari Caldwell, age 70, F, POB Kentucky
      Catherine Wells, age 87, F, POB UnKnown

    2. [S235] ZZ: KY: Bourbon County - U.S. Census 1880, 1880 Census of Kentucky, Bourbon, North Middletown, Image 20, Dwelling 86.
      Lindsey Preston, W, M, age 60, Farmer POB Kentucky, FPOB Virginia, MPOB Kentucky

    3. [S81] ZZ: KY: Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties.
      Page 543

      Preston J. Lindsay, farmer; P.O. North Middletown; son of Reuben Lindsay , who was born in Virginia, and emigrated to this State at an early day and married Nancy Wells; by this marriage therewere three children: William H., who married Lucy Lockland in the year 1839; Greenberry, who died at the age of thirty-three; and Preston J., who is the subject of this sketch and was bornJuly the 5th, 1817; when only three years of age he was left an orphan and was taken by his grandmother Wells, (NOTE by Roger W. Wells: This grandmother was Catherine Owings wife of JamesWells) by whom he was reared and educated; he received a very liberal education in the old pioneer school houses of his neighborhood; his favorite study was mathematics, and in this valuablebranch of education he had but few equals. After he arrived at the age of maturity and was thrown upon his own resources for a livelihood, he turned his attention to agricultural pursuits,and to the present time is a tiller of the soil and enjoying single blessedness. Mr Lindsay has been prominently connected with the Masonic order since 1839. For three years he enjoyed theenviable position of High Priest of Washington Chapter, No. 26, and has been a Knight Templar and member of Lex. Commandery, No. 2, since 1870; he is also a straight Democrat in politics.


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