Biography of William Lindley
Howard County, IN Biographies





WILLIAM LINDLEY is a native of Wayne County, Ind., and was born in the year 1815. His parents, James and Susanna (Stout) Lindley, of English and German descent, came to this county in 1847. Our subject came to Howard County two years before his parents, in order to get a home for himself; he preempted 160 acres of land, and in 1848, in company with Tence Lindley (his brother) and Jesse Osborn, went to Fort Wayne and secured his home. in 1834, he was married to Miss Mary Writesman, in Wayne County, Ind. Mr. Lindley is a pioneer of this county, and has all his life been improving the community; he has always been a friend to all public enterprises and improvements; he is now a retired farmer, and is living at his home in Greentown, and has one of the finest locations in the town. Mr. Lindley is highly respected in the community, and his honesty and integrity are unimpeachable.

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


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