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David Ephraim Lindsay
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1845
Nauvoo
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1907
Kirwin
Park County
Wyoming, USA

son of Jane Parrish & Ephraim Myers Lindsay, married Charlotte Ann Dunn,married 7 September 1874 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Children:

Julia Ann Lindsay, born 14 February 1875 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah and died 26 September 1879 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah. Believed to be buried in Brigham City Cemetery but have not been able to locate her grave.

Joel Dunn Lindsay, born 14 December 1878 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, and died 9 September 1879 in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah. Believed to be buried in Brigham City Cemetery but have not been able to locate his grave.

John Daniel Lindsay born 18 Feburary 1885 in Bennington, Bear Lake, Utah and died 12 November 1962 in Hailua Hona, Hawaii, Hawaii. Believed to be buried in California but have not been able to locate his grave.

Fannie Lindsay Wolz, memorial number 28879644;

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At the age of 21 Daivd was called by his churcch to drive ox-drawn wagsons from Winter Quarters, Nebraska to the Salt Lake Valley. After this called was completed, he helped haul granite from Little Cottonwood Canyon south of Salt Lake City to the Salt Lake City Temple sight. After David's untimely death his employer spoke of him as Faithful David, and his is still referred to as Faithful David because of his willingness to serve and help others.
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David Lindsay's Body Recovered
Victim of Kirwin Snow Slide Died in Sight of His Brother

David E. Lindsay was instantly killed by a snow slide on Meadow creek in Kirwin, at 4:15, Saturday evening. December 28th, and although everything possible was done, his body was not recovered till Tuesday morning. It having been found quite a distance from where it was supposed to be by his brother, who saw him stricken down.

Mr. Lindsay and his brother, J.H. Lindsay, had passed over the same trail about an hour before together in going to look at some work that had been done about a half of a mile from their cabin, and in returning they separated, J. H. having given his brother the choice of trails going back, who took the lower trail. J. H. Lindsay was on the ridge but about 100 feet above where David was on the lower trail: they had stopped and were talking concerning some work where David was when the slide started from near where J. H. stood, and he warned his brother who attempted to get the opposite bank, but the snow was so deep he only made one leap and in a second's time was crushed and buried before his brother's eyes. Strange to relate, it was not long ago that J. H. Lindsay was blown up by a premature blast of giant powder and supposed to have been instantly killed while David was looking at him, but was more fortunate, getting out with no very serious injury.

The brothers were about half a mile from their cabin when David was killed and they had no shovels with them., and as soon as J. H. saw that he could not get his brother out he went to the cabin of Mr. A.J. Nelson for shovels and Mr. Felson and J.W. Wright who were coming from their work and were the only other persons in that part of the mountains immediately responded to the call for help; and remained doing all they could till the body was found and taken down the mountain.

Failing to find the body Saturday night word was sent to Kirwin and Daniel Whyte, Roy Gallinger, Erick Newgard and Ed Sanderson volunteered to go to the rescue while others made all necessary arrangements their coming down, and remained until they helped bring the body out. The place where the accident occurred was about 2 miles from the main road and there were many . dangerous places to be crossed going up and down the trail and the men deserve great credit for their response to the appeal for help.

Mr. Lindsay was working for C. L. Tewksbury, for whom he had been working mostly .. years and by whom he was greatly respected. The rescue party not returning Monday and no word from them thought that they had been over taken by an avalanche and killed began to be considered and Mr. Tewksbury after having done everything necessary for the reception of the body, and knowing the danger they had gone through early Tuesday morning started up the trail, after leaving word if he were caught also to try and get enough men to get them some way, met the men about half way from camp coming out.

David E. Lindsay in four more days would have been 62 years old, he has a family in Byron, Wyo., where his wife and several children await his coming with sad hearts. Mr. Furnst very kindly contributed a team for transporting the men to and from the foot of the trail. While there is at present not as much snow at Kirwin as the average for the past ten years, yet the strong west wind has filled the ravines and made many dangerous places.
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This afternoon the funeral services were held over the remains of David E. Lindsay of Byron, who was killed at Kirwin mines several days ago. The body has been held until relatives from out of state could arrive. The deceased was a prominent man in affairs of the colonies and well known in church circles. - Lovell Chronicle
(taken from Big Horn County News, November 11, 1908)
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The body of David E. Lindsay was brought down from Kirwin Tuesday evening and taken Wednesday morning to Byron for interment. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ephriam Myers Lindsay (1820 - 1901)
  Jane Parrish Lindsay (1825 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Ann Dunn Lindsay (1856 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  David Dunn Lindsay (1876 - 1952)*
  Priscilla Jane Lindsay Hauck (1880 - 1974)*
  Rachel Permilla Lindsay Robison (1882 - 1983)*
  John Daniel Lindsay (1885 - 1962)*
  Fannie Lindsay Wolz (1887 - 1982)*
  Charlotte Lindsay Walker (1889 - 1971)*
  Catherine Lindsay Oviatt (1892 - 1918)*
  Charles Lindsay (1895 - 1931)*
  LaVon Lindsay Walker (1899 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Ephraim Lindsay (1845 - 1907)
  William Joel Lindsay (1855 - 1915)*
  Rachel Virginia Lindsay (1860 - 1933)*
  James Harvey Lindsay (1862 - 1947)**
  Charles Parrish Lindsay (1866 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Byron Cemetery
Byron
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Block F Lot 3 Grave 5
 
Maintained by: SA Baxter
Originally Created by: Cindy C.
Record added: Nov 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31625291
David Ephraim Lindsay
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David Ephraim Lindsay
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