EDDIE H. LINDSEY

Eddie H. Lindsey gravestone
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B. April 25, 1857
D. October 15, 1858
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  • Father: Samuel Hiram Lindsey born June 8, 1832 in Crawford County, PA son of James Lindsey (1805-1892) and Lydia (Lewis) Lindsey (1813-1901) of Avon Township, Lake County, IL; Civil War Veteran (August 2, 1862-May 10, 1865) Avon Township, IL, Sergeant, Company B, 96th Illinois Infantry; married Ellen Ingalls on December 21, 1854 in Lake County, IL; Samuel died January 25, 1900; buried Hillside Cemetery, Minneiska, Wabasha County, MN.
  • Mother: Ellen Augusta (Ingalls) Lindsey born August 11, 1838 in Nashua, NH daughter of Daniel H. Ingalls (1788-1877) and Mercy Coburn (Bancroft) Ingalls (?-1884); Daniel Ingalls was a blacksmith and toolmaker at Nashua, NH and moved to Illinois in the 1840s before moving to Minneiska, MN; In 1910 Ellen was living with her sister Alma Elvira (Ingalls) Brown in Minneiska, Wasbasha County, MN and was still living on November 10, 1915 according to her brother’s William Henry Ingalls obituary.
  • Siblings:
    • John Wesley Lindsey born November 11, 1855; died March 3, 1856
    • Nellie Lindsey born about 1860 in Illinois
    • Frederick Francis Lindsay born December 1, 1865 in Hainesville, Lake County, IL; married Effie Lucinda Grout (1867-1958) on June 22, 1892 in Luverne, MN daughter of Thadeus Pool Grout (1837-1925) and Jane Mary (Ingalls) Grout (1839-1936); Frederick died May 24, 1959 in Hennepin, MN; Frederick and Effie are buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Luveren, Rock County, MN; According to the Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis MN) Tuesday, May 26, 1959, page 12: “Services for FREDERICK FRANCIS LINDSAY, 93, who died Sunday, will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Werness Brothers chapel, with burial 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Maplewood cemetery, Luverne, Minn. A charter member of Prospect Park Methodist Episcopal church, Mr. Lindsay was first chairman of the board of trustees and first superintendent of the Sunday school at the church. He established the Lindsay Co. Wholesale and Retail Florists and built the business block at University Av. And Bedford St. A native of Hainesville, Ill., he attended Hamline university and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1891 with the first class to receive degrees in law. After retiring in 1937, Mr. and Mrs. Lindsay lived briefly in Preston, Minn., then returned to their home at 25 SE. Seymour Av., one of the early homes of Prospect Park, and more recently lived at Walker Methodist home where they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in 1957. Mrs. Lindsay died in February at the age of 91. Surviving Mr. Lindsay are a sister, Mrs. Effie L. Martinson, Walker Methodist home and three sons, Lynn G., White Bear Lake; Malcolm I., Minneapolis, and Frederick K., LaGrange, Ill., and nine grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.”
    • Effie Elva (Lindsey) Martinson born June 22, 1870 in Iowa; married Nels Martinson on August 3, 1898 in Wayzata, Hennepin County, MN
    • Nettie Augusta Lindsey born July 25, 1872 in Illinois; Nettie died March 27, 1884
    • Bertie Lester Lindsey born August 15, 1880; died February 17, 1881

Additional Information:
According to The Genealogy and History of the Ingalls Family In America, page 129:
“2240 – Ellen Augusta (Ingalls), b. Aug. 11, 1838; m. Samuel Hiram Lindsay, b. Crawford Co., Pa., June 8, 1832; d. Jan. 25, 1900; he served in Company B, 96th Ill. Vol. Infantry, and lived at Minneapolis, Minn. Ch: (1) John Wesley, b. Nov. 11, 1855; d. Mar. 3, 1856; (2) Eddie H., b. Apr. 25, 1857; d. Oct. 15, 1858; (3) Frederick Francis, b. Dec. 1, 1865; m. Luverne, Minn., June 22, 1892, Effie Lucinda, daughter of Thaddeus P. and Mary J. (Ingalls) Grout, b. Fountain Prairie, Wis., Nov. 29, 1867, grad. Hamlin University; he grad. From the law department, University of Minn.; is now auditor of a wholesale dry goods store in Minneapolis; steward and trustee M. E. church. Ch: (I) Lynn Grout, b. Hamlin, Sept. 18, 1893; (II) Malcolm Ingalls, b. June 22, 1896; (III) Frederick Kirkwood, b. Sept. 6, 1897. (4) Effie Elva, b. June 22, 1870; m. 1898, Nelse Martinson; he is a real estate dealer at Wayzata, Minn. Ch: (I) Harold Everett, b. Aug. 1899; (II) Lyman Sheldon, b. Sept. 1901. (5) Nettie Augusta, b. July 25, 1872; d. Mar. 27, 1884; (6) Bertie Lester, b. Aug. 15, 1880; d. Feb. 17, 1881.”

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