James LINDSEY

James is my fourth great grandfather. James was enumerated with his wife and children in the 1850, 1860 and 1870 census taken in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[1]  He was listed as a fisherman in all the censuses.

James LINDSAY was born in between 1804 and 1806 on Fox Island, North Haven, Knox, Maine.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Birch Harbor, Hancock, Maine or Birch Hill Cemetery in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine.[2]  James married Sarah GROVER in 1827 in Islesboro, Waldo, Maine.[3]

Sarah was born in between 1803 and 1805 in Isle au Haut, Knox Maine.  She died 26 February 1878 in Birch Harbor, Hancock, Maine or 26 December in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[4]

James and Sarah had the following children:

  1. William G. LINDSAY was born 1827. He died May 1850 in Hancock County, Maine.[5]  He is interred at Greenwood Cemetery in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine.[6]   William married Elmira LINDSEY 31 January 1850 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[7]
  2. Lucy S. LINDSAY was born 22 June 1828 in Islesboro, Waldo, Maine.[8] She died 24 August 1909 in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine.  Lucy married Jonas RICE 13 August 1846 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[9]
  3. Andrew C. LINDSAY was born 27 October 1830 in Isle au Haut, Knox, Maine. He died of paralysis on 3 December 1899 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[10]  He is interred in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[11]  Andrew married twice; first to Lydia Ann RICE 22 January 1852.[12]  He married second to Ariandna RICE 28 September 1865 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[13]
  4. Captain James LINDSAY was born 1835. He died 7 March 1912.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Birch Harbor, Hancock, Maine.[14]  James married twice.  He married first to Andrea.  He married second to Hannah PETTEE, he divorced Hannah October 1870.[15]
  5. Susan LINDSAY was born in 1836 in Maine. She married Jacob MILLER before 1856.
  6. Drusilla LINDSAY was born 20 February 1836 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[16] She married twice; first to Capt. George W. WESCOTT on 2 January 1853 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[17]  Divorcing him in October 1873.[18]  She married second to Chelsea WESCOTT on 7 November 1873 in Otis, Hancock, Maine.[19]  Drusilla and George are my third great grandparents.
  7. Emeline LINDSAY was born 1842 in Maine. She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Birch Harbor, Hancock, Maine.[20]  She married Gilbert B. JONES 12 July 1857 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[21]
  8. Rosetta was born 1846. Rosetta married Samuel H. BROWN 8 November 1863 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[22]

[1] 1850 United States census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, 14, dwelling 88, family 96, James Lindsey; FHL microfilm 443492; NARA microfilm publication M432, 255.  1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, page 13, dwelling 75, family 84, James Lindsay; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.  James Lindsay, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Goulsborough, page 18, Dwelling 127, family 141; microfilm M593, 545.

[2] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), James Lindsay; FHL microfilm 001316078.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Sarah Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001769860.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Sarah Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001769860.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, James Lindsey; memorial 157988134.

[4] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Sarah Grover Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001316078, 001315218.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Sarah Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001769860.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 1 April 2016), Sarah Grover Lindsey; memorial 157988154.

[5] Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Wm. G. Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001769860.  1850 United States census, Hancock County, Maine, mortality schedule, Hancock, image 14 of 18, line 10, William G. Linsey; FHL microfilm 9739; NARA microfilm publication T655, 255.

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2016), William G. Lindsey; memorial 127274956.

[7] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), William G. Lindsey and Elmira Lindsey; FHL microfilm 10925.

[8] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), James Lindsay; FHL microfilm 001316078.

[9] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Lucy Lindsey and Jonas Rice; FHL microfilm 10925.

[10] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9985, Andrew C. Lindsay, 3 December 1899; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 9 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[11] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), James Lindsay; FHL microfilm 001316078.

[12] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), Andrews C. Lindsey and Lydia A. Rice; FHL microfilm 10925.

[13] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 April 2016), Andrew J. Lindsey and Ariadna Rice; FHL microfilm 10925.

[14] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 March 2016), James Lindsay; FHL microfilm 001316078.  Maine State Library, “Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 31 March 2016), James Lindsey; FHL microfilm 001769860.

[15] Christopher Dunham, Maine Genealogy Network (www.maingenealogy.net : online 1 April 2016), James Lindsey Jr. and Hannah L. Lindsey; Maine Supreme Judicial Court Records (Cumberland Co.), 64/722 (docket no. 375).

[16] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 May 2014), Drewsilla Lindsey 20 February 1836, film 10925.

[17] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : http://www.familysearch.org 1 March 2013), Drusilla Lindsey and George Westcott.

[18] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Divorce Records, 1789-1891,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 11 April 2014), George W. Wescott and Drusilla Wescott divorce October 1873.

[19] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 September 2015), Chelsea and Drusilla Wescott; FHL microfilm 11729.

[20] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 1 April 2016), Emeline Jones; FHL microfilm 001315431.

[21] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 April 2016), Emeline Linsey and Gilbert B. Jones; FHL microfilm 10925.

[22] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 April 2016), Rosetta Lindsey and Samuel H. Brown; FHL microfilm 10925.

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