William Buckminster Lindsay, Jr.

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About William Buckminster Lindsay, Jr.

William Buckminster Lindsay, Jr. came across the plains with the John B. Walker Company departing 26-30 June 1852 and arriving 2-7 October 1852. About 258 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). His parents and a few siblings also came along in this company. The family members included in his particular wagon were two wives, Julia Parks Lindsay and Permelia Charlotte Ann Blackman Lindsay, and five children.

The following information is from Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah:

LINDSAY, WILLIAM BUCKMINSTER. JR. (son of William Buckminster Lindsay and Sarah Myers). Born Dec. 25, 1821, at Leeds, Upper Canada. Came to Utah 1852, Captain Walker company. Married Julia Parks Feb. 19, 1845, Nauvoo, 111. (daughter of William Parks and Fannie Hyde of Livonia, N. T.) She was born Feb. 2, 1824, and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Mary Amanda b. May 4, 1847; Julia Ann b. Sept. 9, 1849, m. Hyrum Henderson Oct. 3, 1865; Fannie Louisa b. March B, 1852; William Thomas b. Oct. 22, 1854, m. Hanna Sparks Sept. 22, 1881; Edgar Monroe b. Jan. 17, 1857, m. Sarah A. Beach Sept. 30, 1880; Norman A. b. Aug. 8, 1859. d. aged 10; Warren Parks b. July 22, 1862, m. Evelline Welker Oct. 23, 1885; m. Selma C. Hartigan; m. Annett S. Anderson; Marion David b. July 19, 1868, m.Luella Stewart Oct. B, 1898. Family home Paris, Idaho.

Married Permelia Blackman Augr. 12, 1849, Kanesville, Iowa (daughter of Stephen Blackman of Nauvoo, 111., pioneer 1852, Captain Walker company). Their children: Harriet b. Feb. 1, 1851, m. Morman Williams: Charles M. b. Sept.1853, d. aged 16; Priscilla b. June 21, 1856, m. Morris Holmes; Philemon b. Aug. 23, 1857, m. Marintha Athay; William H. b. April 19, 1860, m. Mary Beck; Mary b. June 23. 1862, m. James Athay; Mercy b. March 1864, d. Infant; Albert E. b.July 24, 1868, m. Mercy A. Clark; Joseph b. May, 1870, d. infant; Delila b. Oct. 28, 1873, m. George A. Humphreys. Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Married Sarah Henderson 1854, at Salt Lake City (daughter of James Henderson and Sarah Harris, pioneers 1862, Captain Walker company). Their children: George H. b.Dec. 12, 1855; Martha J. b. Jan. 13, 1858, m. Reuben Bingham; Annie M. b. March 1, 1860, m. Miles Weaver; Sarah E. b. March 8, 1862, m. Frank Weaver; Mary D. b. March 6, 1864. m. Isaac Biglow; Alvira D. b. March 16, 1867, m. F. W. Hurst; Jasper b. Aug. 6, 1869, m. Ellie Minson; Fredrick William b. March 11, 1873. Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Member Nauvoo Legion. Moved to Paris, Idaho, 1864. Counselor In bishopric of Paris ward several years. Died Jan. 3, 1889, at Paris.

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William Buckminster Lindsay, Jr.'s Timeline

December 25, 1821
Leeds, Upper Canada, Ontario, Canada
September 9, 1849
Age 27
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa
Age 39
March 4, 1862
Age 40
Kaysville, Davis, Utah
July 22, 1862
Age 40
Kaysville, Davis, Utah, USA
January 16, 1867
Age 45
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho
July 24, 1867
Age 45
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
January 3, 1889
Age 67
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA