Eddie H. Lindsey gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

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 in Minneiska, Wabasha County, MN; buried Hillside Cemetery, Minneiska, Wabasha County, MN.

According to the findagrave.com website, Memorial #49884079 by created by contributor “Tom Mauer”:

“The Plainview News Feb. 2 1900
Died, Samuel Hiram Lindsey, at Minneiska, Minn., Jan. 25, 1900, aged 67 years.  Mr. Lindsey was born in Crawford county, Penn., in 1832.  He came to the state of Minnesota in the early days and lived at Minneiska until the time of his death.  He was a veteran of the civil war, and while in the service of his country contracted a disease which was finally the cause of his death.  The deceased leaves a wife and son, F. Lindsey of Minneapolis, and a daughter, Mrs., Martinson.”

  • 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 (1875-1951) on August 3, 1898 in Wayzata, Hennepin County, MN; Effied died March 15, 1963 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN; Effie and Nels are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wayzata, Hennepin County, MN

According to the Minneapolis Star (Minneapolis MN) Saturday, March 16, 1963, page 15:

MARTINSON – Effie, age 93, of Walker Methodist Home, formerly of Wayzata on March 15th.  Survived by son, Lyman of Tucson, Ariz.; nieces and nephews.  Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Rettinger Funeral Home, Long Lake.  Interment Greenlawn Cemetery, Wayzata.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday.”

    • Nettie Augusta Lindsey born July 25, 1872 in Illinois; Nettie died March 27, 1884
    • Bertie Lester Lindsey born August 15, 1880; Bertie 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.”

(NOTE: Eddie H. Lindsey was a cousin of Hettie L. Lindsey and Lettie Willson, also buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery (See section pertaining to Hettie L. Lindsey buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)  (See section pertaining to Lettie Wilson buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)  The two fathers and one mother, Jacob D. Lindsey, Samuel Hiram Lindsey and Rachal Ann (Lindsey) Willson were siblings.  In 1850, according to the U.S. Census records, the parents of Jacob, Samuel, and Rachel and their siblings were living in Avon Township, Lake County, IL.  The Lindsey family originated from Pennsylvania, came to Lake County, IL and eventually moved further west.  The genealogy of the Lindsey family:

    • James Lindsey born 1805 in Pennsyvlania; married Lydia Lewis in 1828; James died March 12, 1892 in Centerville, Appanoose County, IA; buried in Oakland Cemtery, Centerville, Appanoose County, IA
    • Lydia (Lewis) Lindsey born August 9, 1813 in Conneaut Center, Crawford County, PA; Lydia died July 22, 1901 in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA; buried in Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose county, IA
    • Jacob D. Lindsey born April 5, 1830 in Crawford County, PA; married Jane Catherine Webb (1835-1906) on May 3, 1855; by 1860, Jacob and Janes were in Taylor, Appanoose County, IA; Jacob died December 29, 1907 in Mercer County, MO; Jacob and Jane are buried in Lowry Snyder Cemetery, Mercer, Mercer County, MO
    • Samuel Hiram Lindsey born June 8, 1832 in Crawford County, PA; married Ellen Augusta Ingalls (1838-?) on December 21, 1854 in Lake County, IL; by 1870 Samuel and Ellen were living in Sumner, Bremer County, IA; Samuel died January 25, 1900 in Minneiska, Wabasha County, MN; buried in Hillside Cemetery, Minneiska, Wabasha County, MN
    • William James Lindsey born January 2, 1835 in Pennsylvania; Civil War Veteran, 96th Illinois Infantry, Company B; Muster in October 11, 1864 and transferred to Company G, 21st Illinois Infantry on June 9, 1865
    • Harriet Lindsey born May 15, 1837 in Pennsylvania; Harriet died November 5, 1838
    • Elizabeth Ann (Lindsey) Hawkins born August 19, 1839; married Loren W. Hawkins (1836-1881); Elizabeth died February 16, 1910; Elizabeth and Loren are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IA
    • Mary A. (Lindsey) (Brand) Bateman born March 19, 1841 in Pennsylvania; married William Bateman in October 1910 in Seymour County, IA; Mary died June 1, 1931 in Corydon, Wayne County, IA; Mary and William are buried in Promise City Cemetery, Promise City, Wayne County, IA
    • Rachel Ann (Lindsey) Willson born November 19, 1844 in Pennsylvania; married Edward Salisbury Willson (1841-1917) on April 18, 1864 in Lake County, IL a Civil War Veteran (January 28, 1864 – July 12, 1865), Sgt. 45th Illinois Infantry, Company I; Rachael died June 13, 1916 in Stillwater, Payne County, OK; buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Stillwater, Payne County, OK
    • David Lewis Lindsey born June 6, 1947 in Lake County, IL; married (1) Sarah Ketner Crater (1850-1923) in 1869; married (2) Rachel Jane McGlaughlen in 1924 in Brown County, IL; David died August 16, 1924 in Versailles, Brown County, IL; David, Sarah and Rachael are buried in West Side Cemetery, Versailles, Brown County, IL
    • Alsena Lindsey born February 3, 1850 in Illinois; Alsena died March 5, 1850
    • Joseph Lindsey born October 6, 1851 in Illinois; Joseph died March 12, 1852
    • Franklin Pierce “Frank” Lindsey born September 26, 1855 in Lake County, IL; married Lucinda Armstrong (1859-1941); Franklin died May 15, 1918 in El Paso County, CO; Franklin and Lucinda are buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, IL
    • Lydia F. (Lindsey) Huston born January 12, 1857 in Illinois; married Frederick Clarence Huston (1855-1932) on November 21, 1880 in Appanoose County, IA; Lydia died in 1944; Lydia and Frederick are buried in Newton Burial Park, Nevada, Vernon County, MO