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Capt James Lindley
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1735
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1779
Ninety Six
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

Capt. Lindley, a Loyalist, was captured at the Battle of Kettle Creek, Georgia, was tried for Treason and hung at Ninety-Six, South Carolina. He was buried along with four others near the place of execution.

Ref: "Executed Loyalists I: Two Quakers -- Stephen Davidson. Zacharias Gibbs, one of those loyalists who had his sentence commuted, later wrote about being imprisoned with Anderson, Clegg, Draper, Hall, and Lindley. He remembered that the "gallows was built within sight of the jail and graves prepared for the bodies". The five loyalists were hanged on April 17, 1779 in Ninety-Six, South Carolina."

This record was duplicated by Milisia Hanlin. Additional biographical data was entered along with another place of burial. Source of the burial data is not listed; therefore, I will continue to list the burial site as reported by eyewitnesses to the executions and burials.

To view the duplicate record, see Find A Grave Memorial# 77220515. 
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  Rebecca Lindley Smith (1762 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
Historic Ninety-Six Jail Cemetery
Ninety Six
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: John Robinson
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69742331

Your 5th great granddaughter,
- Ellen Martin
 Added: Jan. 15, 2017
Thinking of my 6th great grandfather.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
May you Rest in Heavenly Peace in South Carolina.
- Marjorie Joyner Gardiner
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
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