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LEWIS LINDSAY IS TAKEN

THE LINDSAY NEWS (Lindsay, Oklahoma) - headstone

Lewis Lindsay, pioneer of Indian Territory, one who helped develop this vicinity, the man who gave our city its name, passed peacefully away at his home in Erin Springs at about 9:30 a. m. Monday, July 14th, 1930, aged 67 years, 9 months and 17 days. He had been in poor health about three months but the end came suddenly and unexpected, due to heart trouble.

The funeral was held at 3:00 p. m., Tuesday, at the family home in Erin Springs, conducted by Rev. Anson Campbell, Baptist minister, the remains were laid to rest in the Erin Springs cemetery.

Lewis Edward Lindsay, son of John and Lively (Hunt) Lindsay, was born in Dallas, Texas, Sept. 23, 1862. He came to the Indian territory about 44 years ago and Located at Erin Springs, where the remaining days of his life were spent, except that he resided in Lindsay several years.

He was united in marriage with Miss Anita Powell, daughter of Mrs. Alzira Murray by her first marriage, Dec. 8, 1889. To this union were born ten children, eight of whom survive as follows:

Tess, Ponca City; Mrs. J. W. Bell, Lindsay; John, Erin Springs; Mrs. Mamie Sattong, Lamar, Colo.; Murray, Oklahoma City; Frank, Shawnee; Dorothy and Lewis, Erin Springs. The widow also remains, and one brother, Frank Lindsay.

Lewis Lindsay was an unassuming man and had many friends, especially among the old time citizens of this community.