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History of Jones County, Georgia

Hill View Cemetery Troup County Georgia

Letter from Carmen Davis to Mrs. Charles Newton mentioning the Benjamin, brother of Jacob Abrell.

Index to 1850 Lowndes County, Georgia Census

Thomas and Hester Lindsey from the Lowndes County Heritage Book.






In order to eliminate this Benjamin Lindsey from our Benjamin Lindsey I had to know the date of his death.  I found his grave and family group in Troup County, Georgia.  We also had to eliminate the other Benjamin Lindseys in Georgia. 

Letter from friend of Mrs. Charles Newton:
Will pass this on to you for historical purposes.  Information from Forsythe County, Georgia:
Col. John Lindsey-Will 1783 South Carolina


Margaret d. 1751
James    d. 1799 S.C. (will)
Lt. Col. John 1740-1795
Sarah Married Thomas Speakes
Esther d. 1818 Newberry S.C. Married Gen. Jarred Smith
Abigail md. Humphrey Wells
Thomas d. 1815 Newberry S. C. Md. Gen. Jarred Smith  (Descendants of this line live in Athens, Georgia)
Jacob (?) Newberry, S.C. , md. Elizabeth Ford


DNA Group 2 Lindseys at
We now know that our Lindsey/ay Branch is Group 2.  The major researcher for that group is
Susan Grabek.  Her website is listed above. 

Lindseys in Georgia

The original Monroe County included all of what would become Pike County and Upson County and parts of Bibb, Butts, and Spalding Counties.

Monroe County is in the middle. 

1785  Elizabeth Ford born McComb, Bibb County, GA

1806  Jacob Abrell Lindsey b. 15 Oct 1806 Nr McComb, Bibb, Ga

1807 Mary Gertrude Thomas wife of Jacob Abrell Lindsey b. 22 Dec 1807 McComb, Bibb County, GA

1810  ABT. 1810  Elizabeth Lindsey, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Ford Lindsey born McComb, Bibb County, GA

1832  Benjamin F. Lindsey, son of Jacob and Phoebe Lindsey, died in Jones County  2 Sep 1839.  Mrs. Charles Newton, genealogist for Monroe County, Georgia LINDSEY Monroe County, Alabama.  Bible Records obtained from Clinton Lindsey, Tarpon Springs and Ms.Jyl Hardy, 3514 Belle Meade Cir., BirminghamAL35223,

1850 Benjamin Lindsey listed in census as B.F. Lindsay, Jr. Crawford County, p.404 on film. born in Georgia

1851 Maddox, "Crawford County Georgia", Early Georgia Marriage Roundup, p. 94. Lists Lindsey, Benjamin F. -Mary T. Jordan, May 11, 1851.

1857  Jacob Lindsey, husband of Phoebe Lindsey, died 13 Jun 1857  Jones County

Early Georgia tax digests Frank Parker Hudson's book/books

1789-1799 Benjamin Lindsay Chatham County 

1793 Thomas Lindsay Burke County 

1798 Charles Lindsey Chatham County 

1798 Ephraim Lindsey Jackson County 

1799 Jacob Lindsey Jackson County 

1799 John Lindsey Jackson County 

1799 David Linsey Oglthorpe County 

1798 Jeremiah Linsey Oglthorpe County 

1798 1800-1802 Abraham Lindsay Wilkes County 

1801 Calib Lindsay " " Elijah Lindsay " " Jacob Lindsay " " Ja^s M. Lindsay " " Jn^o Lindsay " " John Lindsay " " Thomas Lindsey " " Washington M. Lindsay " " Ephraim Lindsey Jackson County " Jacob Lindsey " " Jacob Lindsey " " Jacob Lindsey Wilkes County " James Lindsey Jackson County " John Lindsey " " William Lindsey " " David Linsey " " Jeremiah Linsey " " 

1804-1806 Abra^m Lindsey Wilkes County 

1805 Abra^m Lindsey " " Caleb Lindsey " " Abram Lindsey " 

1804 David Lindsey Greene County 

1805 Elijah Lindsey Wilkes County " Ephraim Lindsey Jackson County 

1804 Jacob Lindsey Wilkes County

 1805 Jacob Lindsey " " James Lindsey Jackson County 

1804 James Lindsey Wilkes County 

1805 Jeremiah Lindsey Greene County " John Lindsey Jackson County 

1804 John Lindsey Wilkes County 

1805 John Lindsey Wilkes County " Josiah Lindsey Jackson County 

1804 Thomas Lindsey Wilkes County 

1805 Th^s Lindsey Wilkes County 

1805 Jacob Lindseye Jackson County 

1804 John Lindsy CK County 

1805 W^m Linsey Franklin County " William Linsey CL County 

1806 Washington M. Linzy HA County 

Abstracts from the Southern Recorder 1830-1855
LINDSAY, Benjamin, 26, son of Jacob Lindsay of Jones County, died 12 September, 1830, at the home of William (24 September, 1839)
LINDSAY, Rebecca, 20, daughter of Jacob and Pheba Lindsay of Jones County, died 10 February, 1844.  (12 March, 1844)
Georgia Newspaper Clippings
Tuesday, February 6, 1840
DIED: On Tuesday, the 2nd ultimo, at the residence of Jacob Lindsay, in Jones County, his son Jesse Lindsay, of Tallapoosa County, alabama, aged 30 years, 5 months, and 7 days.
    Although seriously indisposed with a severe cold, he left his home with his wife and infant son to spend the Christmas holidays with their parents in Jones and Jasper counties.  His illness increased on the road, and when he reached his fathers, he had to be carried into the house, where he lingered until released from his sufferings by death, leaving a large circle of friends and relatives to mourn their loss.-(Source: SR)

History of the People of Jones County, Georgia,
Alphabetized 1836 Ta Digest
Benjamin Lindsey  In county of: Cherokee
Slave Owners 1850
Jacob Lindsey
Thomas Lindsey

Jones County Extracts, Volume II, 1832-1888

Georgia, Jones County:  Elias Lindsay makes application to this court for letters of guardianship on the person and property of Benjamin F. Lindsay, minor.  These are therefore to cite all persons interested to file their objections within the time prescribed by law, otherwise said letters will be issued to the applicant.  (Signed) R.W. Bonner, C.C.O.(Source: UR)

in the county of Crawford State Georgia, the 2 day of September, 1850

B.F. Lindsey, Agent

Names of Slave Owners Number of Slaves Age Sex Colour
B. F. Lindsey 1 15 F B
  1 35 F B


    6 F  
    16 F  
    35 F  
    4 F  
    17 F  
    16 F  
    15 F