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 John Momenteller Lindesmith

John Momenteller Lindesmith

Birth
Carroll County, Ohio, USA
Death 20 Mar 1899 (aged 52)
Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 42373427 · View Source
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Son of Francis John Lindesmith and Lucetta Elizabeth Momenteller. His parents moved to Indiana in the 1850's.
About 1857 the family moved to Casner Twp, Jefferson Co, IL (PO Mt. Vernon). His brother Hiram died there in 1859. In the 1860's the family moved a little north to Shobonier, Fayette Co, IL (just south of Vandalia) where they stayed until the parents died in 1878.
John M. married 1st Oct. 1, 1874, Vandalia, Fayette Co, IL to Mary Alice Wimberly. She died sometime before 1878.
John M. married 2nd July 7, 1878 (a month before his mother died) to Mary Hunter Dunn (widow of James Manion). Both John and Mary had lost a young spouse.

His father had talked of moving to Missouri, and after his parents died he and his siblings did evenutally moved to Missouri.
In 1880 he was living in Richland, Ozark Co, Mo. He was probably the first of his siblings to leave Illinois.
In 1889 they were moved from Galena, Ks to Oklahoma.
In 1896 they were in Ravenna, Tx.
In 1899 they were moving back to Oklahoma when John (age 52) died on the trip in Asher, Ok; buried Sacred Heart Cem.
He left 2 sons: William (age 17) and Jerry (age 5).

Mary was back in TX in 1901 where she married John's brother, who was a widower, Newton Lindesmith in 1906.
Then they later moved to Okla. where Newton died in 1933 and Mary died in 1949.



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  • Created by: M.J. Freeman
  • Added: 25 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42373427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Momenteller Lindesmith (12 Jan 1847–20 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42373427, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Asher, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by M.J. Freeman (contributor 47116079) .