Biography of Gurney Lindley
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GURNEY LINDLEY, son of Osmond L. and Aches (Wilson) Lindley, was born in Henry County, Ind., in 1860. He was reared on a farm, but commenced teaching school at the age of seventeen. He was then called a boy teacher, but was so successful with his school that the patrons were anxious to employ him the following term. Mr. Lindley has been a teacher and farmer all his life. He went from Henry County to Illinois, thence to Kansas, teaching and farming all the time. In the year 1881, he came from Kansas to Howard County, Ind., and August 11, 1881, was married to Emily J. Johnson, of Hancock County, Ind. One child - Florence O., blessed this union. Mr. Lindley is a member of the Society of Friends, is a well educated young man, a good teacher, and worthy citizen.

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Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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