I'm pretty sure I'm related to your Lindseys. My great grandfather was Fountain Monroe Lindsey, b. 1893, Garvin Co., OK. His father was Elija Millard Lindsey, b.1857 Montevallo, Shelby Co.,…"
I think the following family photo has been mislabeled...the gentleman in back listed as "John" died in 1869. Seems to me this photo is late 19th/early 20th. Can anyone help with a more accurate date? Thanks, Jennifer See More
"A few more quick notes...
I contacted the three families listing Ralph L. Bacon in their family trees...here's hoping for a response!
I searched for other Bacons in the St. Mary's register, and the only other baptism listed is for a…"
I cannot find Civil War pension OR service records for Ralph Bacon. I'm attaching below the only document I've found. It lists him as a painter, as do the 1870 and 1880 Census.
Also an 1880 Census for his parents, Charles and…"
I was confusing my notes...yes, Mary McFarland is the wife of Ralph L. in the christening record, not Alice Ophelia.
As to Ralph being married more then once...that would make sense, given the information we have. His obit does not use…"
"WOW...thanks, Gene! Let me try to answer everything:
Yes, I have John Bacon's homestead file. It did not reveal any biographical details, but a wonderful woman in Roger Mills Co, OK actually found the location for me. There is nothing left…"
Just realized I misspoke (mistyped?) in my original post. The uncle Ralph Bacon lists in his WWI app is GEORGE Bacon, not Ralph Bacon.
And as for the Baptismal record, listing John Fernando Bacon and his father, Ralph, it would seem to…"
"Hi, Gene...sorry for my extended absence, just now getting back to my research. I will post a seperate thread on John Lindsey's children, but here is the information you requested re: witness statements. (Most documents spell his name…"
John Lindsey contracted smallpox during his Civil War service. Apaprently, after the war, he was never really able to work again due to the lingering effects.
His widow and other witnesses say that he became ill at Memphis en route to…"