Robert Lindsay

Robert Lindsay

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Death 28 Sep 1830 (aged 32)
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Plot 8DE
Memorial ID 103124206 · View Source
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age 32 years
Son of John Lindsay of Davidson County

Provided by the 'Grim Reaper':
Information straight from "The Miners and Farmes Journal" Sep 27 1830, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, N.C.

Died-In Mecklenburg county, on the 29th of September. Mr Robert Lindsay; a member of the Stock Creek Presbyterian Church, and a zealous advocate in the cause of Temperance. In the death of this valuable citizen, society has sustained a serious loss, and his family an affiction that admits of no alleviation. The ties which connected him with all who knew him, were too strong to be ruptured without giving a shock to the (*****) sympathies of heart.. In all his relations of duty, He was highly esteemed and beloved, and died leaving full evidence to those around him, that he was gone to a land where the wicked cease from trouble and the weary are at rest.
The Steel Creek Temperance Society convened on Saturday,the 2d instant. The intelligence of his death filled every countenance. The usual order of the Society passed over, and an appropriate prayer was offered up to the Throne of Grace by the President. Mr. P. Freeman: a motion was then made to suspend all business of importance until the next meeting of the Society. It was further agreed, that J.W. Herron, J. Reid, J.H. Brown, H. Marks, and R.T. Checks, should draft the following resolutions and p*camble.
In consideration of the many manly virtues and the great zeal in the cause of Temperance, possessed by our deceased brother.Mr Robert Lindsay and being desirous of paying his memory that tribute of respect which he so eminently deserved, Resolved, That the members of the Steel Creek Temperance Society go in mourning, by wearing crape on the left arm forty days, and on the day of our next meeting.
Resolved, That his name remain on the Constitution of our Society, that he may long be remembered for his Zeal in the great esusc of Temperaned.
Resolved, Also that a copy of the foregoing be forwarded to the Yadkin and Catawba Journal and Greensborough Patriot, for publication.


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  • Created by: Barbara Reid Ruiz
  • Added: 5 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103124206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Lindsay (14 Sep 1798–28 Sep 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103124206, citing Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Reid Ruiz (contributor 47673477) .