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Robert Lindsey
(1797-1876)
Vesta Merrill
(1803-1853)
Abraham D. Leheigh
(About 1795-1836)
Experience Guild
(1801-1860)
Forrest Lindsey
(1822-1889)
Irene Maria Leheigh
(About 1824-1875)
Alva Lindsey
(1860-1939)

 

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Margaret May Crozier

Alva Lindsey 484

  • Born: 12 July 1860, Del Rey, Iroquois County, Illinois 484,1791
  • Marriage: Margaret May Crozier 8 November 1882 in Paxton, Ford County, Illinois 1790,1791
  • Died: 21 August 1939, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois at age 79 1792
  • Buried: 24 August 1939, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois at Oakland Cemetery 1791,1793
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Freeport Journal Standard
Freeport, Illinois
August 22, 1939
p. 12

Alva Lindsey


Alva Lindsey, 79, a resident of Freeport since 1920, passed away at his home, 617 West Douglas Street, at 8 o'clock last night following a long illness.

Funeral services will be conducted at the home Thursday afternoon. Rev. G.W. Anderson will conduct the services and interment will be made at Oakland.

Mr. Lindsey was born in Del Rey, Illinois, July 12, 1860, the son of Forest and Irene Lindsey. He was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Crozier Nov. 8, 1882 at Paxton, Ill. In 1932 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They resided at Thawville, Ill. until 1901, then moving to Clinton, Ill. where he was employed in the water department of the Illinois Central railroad company. In 1920 the family moved to Freeport where he was employed by the Pane Canning company until his last illness. He leaves his widow and the following children, Mrs. Albert Klenke, Mrs. Henry Kinert, Chauncey A. Lindsey and Charles W. Lindsey, all of Freeport, a sister Mrs. Ida Outtrim, Churdan, Ia. One son, Clarence passed away in 1930 while another son and a daughter died in infancy. Two grandsons also survive, Harry Kinert and Billie Lindsey, Freeport.

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He worked as a pipe fitter.

He appeared on the census in 1870 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois. He lived in the household of his parents.

He appeared on the census in 1880 in Ridgeland, Iroquois County, Illinois. He lived in the household of his father, Forest Lindsey.

He appeared on the census in 1900 in Ridgeland, Iroquois County, Illinois. He was head of household. Named recorded as Alva Lindsey.

He appeared on the census in 1910 in Clinton, De Witt County, Illinois. He was head of household.

He appeared on the census in 1920 in Clinton, De Witt County, Illinois. He was head of household.

He appeared on the census in 1930 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. He was head of household. His real estate was valued at $4,000.


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Alva married Margaret May Crozier, daughter of Christopher Crozier and Unknown, 8 November 1882 in Paxton, Ford County, Illinois 1790.,1791 (Margaret May Crozier was born 22 December 1864 in Englewood, Cook County, Illinois,1794 died 25 May 1942 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois 1794,1795 and was buried 27 May 1942 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois at Oakland Cemetery 1794.)




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