Children of Alexander Cobb Lindsey (1858-1947), Son of Mark Jefferson Lindsey and Mary Ann Harrison, and Wife Mary Ann Green

Children of Alexander Cobb Lindsey and Mary Ann Green at 1953 family reunion: front, l-r — Sam, Robert, Ed, Veta; back, l-r — Dennis, Clarence, Bloomer, Emma, Emmitt, Camilla

Or, Subtitled: “The fourth generation was represented, and there were 87 present”

As the previous posting, to which this posting is a footnote, indicates, the 1910 federal census states that Alexander Cobb Lindsey and Mary Ann Green had thirteen children,[1] but the birth and death register of their family bible, of which the posting I’ve just linked provides pictures, lists the names and birthdates of only twelve children.[2] The birth entries for all children except the last child of the couple, Emmitt, are in the handwriting of Alex C. Lindsey. No family records that I have seen provide the name of a thirteenth child.

The children of Alex C. and Mollie Green Lindsey are as follows:

2 thoughts on “Children of Alexander Cobb Lindsey (1858-1947), Son of Mark Jefferson Lindsey and Mary Ann Harrison, and Wife Mary Ann Green

  1. Hi, Bill.  I am enjoying reading about your family.  Just discovered a typo that I suspect you will want to correct: “Vallie was as elusive about her name ass about her birthdate.”   Take care, and stay safe.  —  John

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    1. Thank you, John. Vallie would definitely be horrified and want that corrected. I tried wishing you a happy birthday on Facebook recently, but could not find a comment window that allowed me to do that. I hope your birthday was a good one!

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