Joseph Stewart Lindsey
(1828-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Rebecca Anna Boyd

Joseph Stewart Lindsey

  • Born: October 1828, Ohio 4287
  • Marriage: Rebecca Anna Boyd
  • Died: 24 January 1895, Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois at age 66 4287,4288
  • Buried: 26 January 1895, Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois at Onarga Cemetery 4287

bullet   Cause of his death was heart failure.

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Watseka Republican
January 30, 1895

Mr. J.S. Lindsey was taken sick at his store in Del Rey last Thursday morning and was taken home in a buggy, and at noon feeling so much better he returned to the store and made up the mail for the noon train. About two o'clock he was again taken sick and was carried home and died in about an hour. His disease was heart failure. The funeral services were held in the Del Rey church at 10:30am and was b uried in the Onarga Cemetery.

Watseka Republican
February 1, 1895

J.S. Lindsey died suddenly Thursday afternoon, Jan. 24th, of heart disease. He has been postmaster here for more than thirty years and was loved by all. Funeral services were held at the church Sunday morning and the remains wer taken to Onarga for burial. Mrs. Lindsey and May have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement. Mrs. Lindsey's brother from LaFayette, Ind., attended the funeral.

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He worked as a farmer, store keeper and post master.

He purchased land 25 July 1855 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois.

He appeared on the census in 1860 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois. He was head of household. His real estate was valued at $1,200. His personal property was valued at $275.

He appeared on the census in 1870 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois. He was head of household. His real estate was valued at $500. His personal estate was valued at $200.

He appeared on the census in 1880 in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois. He was head of household. He is recorded as being maimed or crippled.



He was buried at Onarga Cemetery in Onarga, Iroquois County, Illinois.


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Joseph married Rebecca Anna Boyd, daughter of Dr. Lemuel Boyd and [--?--] [--?--]. (Rebecca Anna Boyd was born 3 April 1833 in Maryland 4286.)




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