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Lindsay, Abraham L.

Born: 1819-04-10 Saint Clair County, Illinois

Flourished: 1819-1850 Sangamon County, Illinois

In 1819, Lindsay moved with his family to Sangamon County, Illinois. In 1841, he married Ann Wise, and they settled in Sangamon County, where they had seven children. Lindsay was a farmer in Sangamon County, and sometime between 1850 and 1860, he moved his family to a farm near Elkhart in Logan County. In 1860, he owned $2,000 worth of real estate. Ann died in January 1865, and Abraham later moved to Kansas.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 21-22; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 8 June 1841, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 203; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Logan County, IL, 290.