Surname: Lindley

1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac Mosher, Ezra W. Griffith, Joshua Wright, Michael Lynn, Mitchell Chalender, Luther Johnson, George...

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Biography of Rev. Jacob Lindley

The Rev. Jacob Lindley, seventh son of Demas Lindley, one of the early settlers of Washington county, Pennsylvania, was born in that county, June 13, 1774. At the age of eighteen he was sent to Jefferson college, Pennsylvania, and from there went to Princeton, New Jersey, where he graduated in 1798. After a course of theological study he was license] to preach by the ” Washington Presbytery,” and in 1803, he removed to Ohio, settling first at Beverly, on the Muskingum. Having been selected by the first board of trustees of the Ohio university to organize and conduct that institution, he removed to Athens in 1808, and opened the academy there. For several years he had entire charge of the infant college, which he conducted with distinguished ability and success. He was the prime mover in securing the erection of the college buildings, and also in founding the Presbyterian church at Athens. He labored assiduously here for about twenty years, during part of which time he was the only Presbyterian minister in this portion of the state. He returned in 1829 to Pennsylvania, where he spent the rest of his life, and died at the residence of his son, Dr. Lieutellus Lindley, in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, January 29th, 1857. Dr. Lindley was no common man, but an earnest thinker and conscientious worker. The leading trait in his character was an...

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Biographical Sketch of R. Lindley

R. Lindley was born in Polk County, Missouri in the year 1835. He migrated to Hopkins County with his father Jahu Lindley in 1849 and located on South Sulphur Creek where he was living when he died. Jahu Lindley had a large family but there are only two of this family living at this time: the subject of this biographical sketch and R. J. Lindley, who lives in Decatur, Wise County, at this time. R. Lindley was raised in Hopkins County. At the age of 23 years he married Miss Effie Sayle of Commerce, Hunt County, a lady of excellent birth and splendid ancestry. By this union 7 children were born to them, two of these are dead. Mr. Lindley has given two of his sons professions and they are located in business and are doing well, one son Jahu lives in the county and is a prosperous well to do farmer and stock raiser, a heavy tax payer and a splendid citizen, reliable, just, honest, in fact he is a superb gentle-man any where he is met. Mr. Lindley began life with no capital save energy and a determination. to succeed, he has made life a success and today is considered one of the heaviest tax payers of Hopkins County. He has been liberal with his children, assisting them in many ways. He has large stock interests in...

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Biography of J. R. Lindley

J. R. Lindley was born in the state of Kentucky, in the year of 1824. His parents moved into Dade County, Missouri, in the year 1835 when J. R. was only 10 years of age, where he grew up into manhood. Filled with the spirit of adventure and fired by the stories of the wealth of California, he made an overland trip to the Pacific Coast in the year of 1840, traveling with an ox train and being four months on the road. He remained on the Pacific slope for three years, returning to Missouri he engaged in driving stock from Arkansas to the state of Kansas. He was a soldier in the Confederate Army and served under that entrepid soldier Gen. Joe Shelby and took part in many thrilling engagements in the war. He settled in Hopkins County after the war was ended. He owns large tracts of land and cattle on many hills and valleys. By reason of ownership he is enabled to pasture his cattle and his mules upon his own possession. He married Miss Emily daughter of David Rountree of Missouri. Ten children were born to this marriage. Their names and order of birth are: John D., a bachelor, who by the practice of rigid economy has amassed a small fortune; Addie is the wife of Edwin Brooks, a kindly disposed prosperous citizen of the...

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Biography of Eli Lindley

John W. Lindley, elder son of Eli Lindley, deceased, gives this thrilling and graphic account of many incidents that occurred within his recollection during his father’s life in Hopkins County. He remembers quite distinctly when his father came into the territory of Hopkins County. J. W. Lindley is sixty-three years of age. He married Miss Nancy Rea, sister to Neal Rea, at the termination of the Civil war. He has raised a large family of healthy children who are respected citizens of the county. Jacob Marion, a prominent businessman of Peerless, is his oldest son. Uncle Eli Lindley married Sallie Crisp in the state of Missouri. Aunt Sallie, as she was called (her name being synonymous with everything that was kind and good), has gone from us now. Aunt Sallie and Uncle Eli were the parents of seventeen children. Five of this number died in infancy. Jacob M. married Miss Jo Crutchfield, She died and he married Miss Starkey Houston and shortly afterwards he passed to his eternal home. Green died while a student at McKenzie College in Red River County. Elizabeth married Marry Portwood. By this union two children were born to them. Harry died and Lizzie married Clabe Gates, with whom she is living at this time in Decatur County. Jonathan and Amanda were twins. Jonathan married Miss Hughes. She lived only a short while and he...

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Lindley, J. E. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon J.E. (Ex) Lindley, following a stroke of paralysis about two weeks ago, died at his room in Baker Wednesday night at 11:50. He was fifty-six years old on the day of his death and had been a resident of the North Powder community for about 35 years, coming here from Paoli, Indiana, the place of his birth. For the past two years he has been in poor health on account of a first attack of paralysis. He was unmarried. He had engaged at one time in the grocery business at North Powder, but for the past several years had devoted his time to the breeding of blooded sheep on his ranch west of town. B.L. Lindley of Baker and R.E. Lindley of North Powder are brothers of the deceased. Funeral services from the West parlors in Baker Thursday afternoon and burial was in the Baker cemetery. North Powder News Saturday, July 9,...

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Lindley, Ralph – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Ralph Francis Lindley of 701 Sixth Street, La Grande, died Friday, Aug. 13. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Wash. He was 74. Mr. Lindley was born in Flora, March 6, 1908. He was the son of George F. and Ella (Davis) Lindley and he later married Bernice E. Conrad on Sept. 11, 1933, at Enterprise. Mr. Lindley was the Postmaster of Flora from 1935 to 1948. He then came to La Grande where he was custodian for Eastern Oregon State College until retiring in 1972. He was also a member of the Grande Ronde Coin Club. Mr. Lindley is survived by: his wife, Bernice of La Grande; three daughters, Nita Rogers of Imbler, Zana Shuman of Flora, and Lila Killingbeck of Boardman; two sisters, Agnes Bork of Walla Walla, Wash., and Stella Evans of Enterprise. Mr. Lindley is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great grand children. Funeral services will be at the Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, Monday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Hart officiating. Concluding services will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends can make memorial donations to the Oregon Cancer Society in memory of Ralph Lindley in care of Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 772, La Grande, 97850. The Observer La Grande – Page 2 Saturday August 14, 1982 Family of Janine M....

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