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James Lindsay (Lindsey)

Birthplace: Annatland, Angusshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Caroline, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Jerome Lindsay of Annatland and Agnes Lindsay
Husband of wife of James Lindsey
Father of Caleb Lindsay, I; Joshua Lindsay; Adam Lindsay and William Lindsay
Brother of Annas Lindsay; Margaret Lindsay; Marjory Lindsay; Rachel Lindsay; Alexander Lindsay and 4 others
Half brother of Helen Lindsay; Robert Lindsay and David Lindsay / Lindsey

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About James Lindsey of Caroline VA

James Lindsay, son of Sir Jerome Lindsay, born in 1650's came to the United States of America in 1674. He was living in Gloucester County, Virginia and owned 300 acres of land. It is not known whom he married, but he had four sons that he brought with him from Scotland and also John Lindsay, who was either his brother or cousin. James had a land grant (1674) for 390 acres in Gloucester County, Birginia (Patents6, 1666-1679 Reel 6, page 549, Virginia State Library, Richmond, Virginia.) His sons were born in Scotland but grew to manhood in Virginia.


  1. +Caleb Lindsay, b. 1664, Scotland159, d. August 20, 1717, St Mary, Essex / Gloucester County, Virginia.
  2. JOSHUA LINDSEY, b. 1666; d. 1720.
  3. ADAM LINDSEY, b. 1668; d. 1751.
  4. WILLIAM LINDSEY, b. 1670.


  1. Quoted from June Hunt's book, "The Family of James Lindsay".....June states; this material was taken from Scott's Peerage by Paul, Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas by Josiah Shinn, Virginia Magazine of Biography and History, Mrs. Kearney's Papers on file in the Mississippi Archives.


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James Lindsey of Caroline VA's Timeline

Annatland, Angusshire, Scotland
Age 14
Age 24

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Name: James Lindsey
Year: 1647
Place: Maryland
Source Publication Code: 2524.55
Primary Immigrant: Lindsey, James
Annotation: Date and port of arrival. Extracted from Maryland Land Office records of patents and warrants. Reference to original record or transcript and microfilm number are also provided. Other historical and genealogical information may also be provided. The first
Source Bibliography: GIBB, CARSON. A Supplement to The Early Settlers of Maryland. Annapolis, MD: Maryland State Archives, 1997. 248p.
Page: 137
Source Citation: Place: Maryland; Year: 1647; Page Number: 137.
Source Information:
Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.
Updated annually, this database is an index to passengers who arrived in United States and Canadian ports from the 1500s through the 1900s. It contains listings of approximately 4,838,000 individuals and references thousands of different records compiled from everything from original passenger lists to personal diaries. For each individual listed, you may find the following information: name, age, year and place of arrival, and the source of the record.

Age 41
Age 43
Age 45
Essex, Virginia, United States
Age 47
Essex, Virginia, United States
Age 51
Caroline, Virginia