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David Earl LINDSAY & Elizabeth BROWN - Napier, Hawkes Bay

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DAVID EARL LINDSAY (1824-1892)
- born in Glasgow, Scotland
married in 1856 to ELIZABETH BROWN

the known children of DAVID & ELIZABETH:

... 1
1857 - Ann Earl Lindsay
- born in Wellington


... 2
1859 - 1907 David Earl Lindsay
- born in Wellington
- David was a Mail Agent to San Francisico
DAVID died 15 May 1907 aged 48
20 May 1907 - With reference to the death of Mr David Earl Lindsay, for the past ten years mail agents on the mailboats running between Auckland and San Francisco, which occurred at a private hospital in Wellington last Wednesday night, the : New Zealand Times" says Mr Lindsay entered the hospital on Thursay week for the purpose of undergoing an operation (for a hernia). The operation was performed on Friday morning, since when the patient had made steady progress towards recovery. He was visited on the Wednesday evening by his brother-in-law, Mr R. D. Kelly (of the General Post Office), and when that gentleman left him, between 8 and 9 p.m., Mr Lindsay was quite bright and cheerful. A couple of hours later he complained to the nurse about his heart, and almost immediately died, death, of course, being due to heart failure.
Mr Lindsay was a popular and capable official, who might reasonably have expected promotion in the near future. He was extremely well liked by the officers of the American liners, with whom he had so frequently crossed the Pacific. He was in San Francisco during the big earthquake and fire in April of last year, on which occasion he distinguished himself by getting the mails away from the vessel in the harbour (after all steamers had been prohibited from leaving port), carried to the ferry depot, and from ther transferred to oakland, where they were placed on a Vancouver express. This was done by Mr Lindsay entirely on his own initiative, cable communication with New Zealand having been temporarily cut off. By his flight from the flaming city with the mails, Mr Lindsay was enabled to catch the mailboat at Vancouver and the bags were conveyed to Wellington weeks beofre they would have arrived had there been any hesitation on his part. Mr Lindsay's friend, who was staying in the same hotel, was killed in the next room to that occupied by Mr Lindsay. For his prompt action on the occasion mentioned, Mr Lindsay received the thanks of the head of the Postal Department.
Mr Lindsay, who was forty-seven years of age, was a son of the late Mr David Lindsay, an old and respected resident of Napier, and once a well-known contractor there. He was born on Wellington, but was taken to Napier when a child. He was there educated at the Napier Grammar School and on July 26th 1875, he entered the Post Office. He was at one time in the Christchurch office, and many friends in this district. The deceased gentleman was a bachelor
David is buried Plot 4 M, Section PUNLIC2 at Karori cemetery
December 1907 - David's Estate was certified for stamp duty at 1549 (Dec 2012 equivalent of $243,800)


... 3
1861 -1865 Elizabeth Earl Lindsay
on 19th February 1865 at Napier, Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr David E. Lindsay, aged four years



... 4
1862 - 1865 Stephen Earl Lindsay
- born in Napier
on 19 November 1862, the wife of Mr D, E, Lindsay, of a son
on 16th April 1865 at Napier, Stephen, only son of Mr David E. Lindsay, aged 2 years and 6 months


... 5
1867 - Agnes Earl Lindsay
on 19th February 1867, at Napier, the wife of Mr David E. Lindsay, of a daughter
- Agnes married Robert Daniel KELLY in 1891


... 6
1869 - 1943 Thomas Earl Lindsay
- he was an Auctioneer and stock agent
- Thomas married Cecilia Mary Lee RYAN in 1900
on January 21 1900, at Napier, Thomas Earl Lindsay to Cecilia Mary Lee Ryan, of Auckland
- their known children:
1900 - 1989 Eileen Elizabeth Earl Lindsay
- born 30 October 1900
- on 16 Feb 1914 Eileen, aged 13 years 4 months, of Omakere, was a 'first-day' pupil of the new Iona College
- Eileen married Gordon Spencer CAMPBELL in 1924
1901 - 1979 Kathleen Earl Lindsay
- born 12 December 1901
- on 16 Feb 1914 Kathleen, aged 12 years 2 months, of Omakere, was a 'first-day' pupil of the new Iona College
- Kathleen married Keith William Sutherland McRAE in 1923
1904 - 1993 Douglas Earl Lindsay
1910 - Ima Earl Lindsay


... 7
1870 - 1948 Rosa Margaret Earl Lindsay
- Rosa married Robert Finch HARRIS (1861-1906) in 1899 as his 2nd wife. He had first married Ada Kate Norris in 1885. (In 1898 Robert was in Waipiro)
on 16 Aug 1897, at the Auckland Hospital, after a long and painful illness, Ada Kate, the beloved wife of Robert Finch Harris, and eldest daughter of the late Capt. Norris, of Tauranga, aged 34
- known children of Rosa & Robert:
1900 - Rita Louise Harris
on 17 Aug 1906, at Timaru, Robert Finch Harris, beloved husband of Rosa Harris, 2 Bristol street, St Albans, Christchurch


... 8
1872 - Stephen Earl Lindsay
5 November 1918 An arrest was effected at Tahunga station on Sunday last, by Detective McLeod and Constable Maloney, of a man named Stephen Earl Lindsay, alias james Wilson, who is aggeded to be a military offender. Sccused appeared before Mr W. A. Barton, S.N., at the Police Court this morning, and was charged with having on November 28th, 1917, at New Plymouth, been absent from camp without leave; also on a further charge thatm being ebrolled in the First Division, he had amswered questions by Detective Mc leod in a false and silfully misleading manner. Sergeant Clarkson, in applying for a remand until the 12th inst., said that accused had only reached Tahunga station the night previous to his arrest, He had in his possession a leave-with-out-pay certificate in the name of William Hall, a C2 man. The adjournment was granted


... 9
1874 - John Earl Lindsay


... 10
1877 - 1954 Elizabeth Earl Lindsay
- Elizabeth married Thomas James BOLAND (1871-1939) in 1909
5 February 1909 Thomas James Boland, was appointed deputy of the regitrar of births and deaths for the district of Hutt


... 11
1879 - 1948 Robert Earl Lindsay
- Robert married Gladys Barbara NEILSON in 1912


... 12
1881 - 1977 Jane Constance Earl Lindsay
- born 7 September 1881, Jane didn't marry



TIMELINE
1858 WELLINGTON Electoral Roll
... David Earl Lindsay is a Carpenter in Ghuznee St


30 October 1860 - PUBLIC AUCTION, Wellington
... Messrs SMITH & Co., have received instructions from the Trustees of the Land on Deferred Payments Society, to see by Public Auction at their Mart, Willis street, on Tuesday, 13th November, 1860 all that Freehold House in Molesworth street lately occupied by David E. Lindsay, with the land thereunto appertaining, having a frontage of 30 feet by a depth of 100 feet, now let for two years from 1st January, 1860, to L. Lewis, at a rental of 50 per annum (equivalent to about $6000 in 2012). The above Lots are mmortgaged to the Trustees of the Land on Deferred Payments Socieuty, who will allow a large portion of purchase money to remain on mortgage if desired by the purchaser


11 January 1862 - Letter to His Honor Capt. Carter, Napier
... Sir, We, the undersigned, respectfully request your Honor to convene a Public Meeting, at as early a date as possible, for the purpose of discussing a system to be proposed for leasing the Agricultural Lands of this Province from their Native owners, and effecting an organization by which the views of the settlers on that subject may be laid before His Excellency Sir G. Grey.
We have the honor to remain, Sir, Your most obedient servants,
Thomas Andrew Bridge
John Buchanan
W. Colenso
G. Faulknor
T. H. Fitzgerald
John Garry
V. Janisch
J. J. Kelly
David E. Lindsay
Edward Lyndon
W. Maltby
Charles Mogridge
W. Miller
T. K. Newton
W. Routledge
H. B. Sealy
James Symonds
Thomas Dawson Triphook
John Wilkinson
Edward G. Wright


30 May 1863 - O'CONNELL MONUMENT, Napier
... On Monday next, the 1st June, at -past 7 p.m. a Preliminary Meeting of persons disposed to co-operate with the Dublin COmmittee for the erection of a National Monument to the Memory of O'CONNELL, will be held at the Star Hotel, to arrange proceedings
John Buchanah
M. Boylan
James Hoherty
Alexander Browne
R. D. Maney
David E. LINDSAY
Martin McNalty
John Curling


13 June 1868 - in NAPIER
... It is hereby agreed by and between the undersigned WILLIAM MILLER and DAVID EARL LINDSAY, both of Napier, in the Province of Hawke's Bay, Builders, hitherto carrying on business in co-partnersip together, at Napier, aforesaid, under the style or firm of "Miller and Lindsay," that the said partnership shall cease, determine and be dissolved by mutual agreement, as and from the fifteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight
- WILLIAM MILLER & DAVID EARL LINDSAY. Witness, Joshua Cuff, Colicitor, Napier
... In reference to the above notice of dissolution of the partnership hitherto existing between us, the undersigned, it is requested that all accounts against the late firm be sent in forthwith for liquidation, and that ll monies due to the same be paid without delay, to either, whose respective receipt shall be a sufficient discharge for all moneys paid to him on account of the said firm
- DAVID EARL LINDSAY, BUILDER & CONTRACTOR, Shakespeare-road, Napier
THE undersigned begs to inform his friends and the public that the business heretofore carried on by the firm of "Miller and Lindsay," will for the future be conducted by himself alone; and trusts to merit as large a share of the public patronage as has been bestowed upon the late firm. DAVID EARL LINDSAY, Napier, June 11, 1888
- THE Undersigned, William Miller, in retiring from the late firm of "Miller and Lindsay," begs to thank the public for the support received during the time they have carried on business in Napier; and trusts that a continuance of that support will be bestowed upon his late partner, David Earl Lindsay, who will for the future carry on the said business on his own behalf. WILLIAM MILLER, Napier, June 11, 1868


2 March 1877 - ASSESSMENT COURT
... David Earl Lindsay applied to have his name erased from the list, as he was neither the owner nor the occupier of the section for which he was assessed. Name erased


14 June 1877 - NAPIER SUPREME COURT
... The following jury was impannelled:- David Earl Lindsay (foreman), J. Harris, C. Saunders, W. C. Hunt, C. Lamb, G. E. Toop, J. Wall, G. Clifton, T. Hyde, W. Tuckwell, J. Cooper and J. Morgan


6 September 1878 - TO THE BURGESSES OF NAPIER
... GENTLEMEM, My intention to stand at the approaching Municap election is already known to you; and I now beg respectfully to solicit your votes. That the outlying parts of the Town and the Hill sections have not in the past had that fair attention which their due is a feeling no confined to myself. Representation on the subject have been made to me, and it will be my special care, if favored with your support, to endeavor to secure consideration for the wants of every part of the Borough in some degree proportionate to its contribution to the rates. I am, Gentlemen, Your obedient Servant, DAVID EARL LINDSAY


21 March 1879 - IN THE SUPREME COURT
... This is to notify that David Earl Lindsay, of Napier, in the Provincial District of Hawke's Bay, and Colony of New Zealand, Builder, has this day filed in the Supreme Court of New Zealand, Wellington District, at Napier, a Deed of Assignment, whereby the said David Earl Lindsay has conveyed all his property real and personal to John Buchanan, of Napier aforesaid, Gentleman, and Walter Guthrie, of Dunedin, Timber Merchant, as trustees for the benefit of all his creditors, and a meeting of the Creditors of the said David Earl Lindsay is herenby convened to be held at the Court House of the Supreme Court, at Napier aforesaid, on Tuesday, the 8th day of April, 1879, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of the said Creditors assenting to the said Deed. - Dated this 20th day of March, 1879, DUNCAN GUY, Registrar


11 April 1879 - IN THE ESTATE OF DAVID EARL LINDSAY
... An arranging Debtor - Mr D. E. LINDSAY, is authorised to collect all Debts due to the Estate and to sufficient receipts for the same. All accounts must be paid forthwith. W. K. REES, Solicitor for trustees


7 December 1892 - DEATH of David Earl Lindsay
... At his late residence, Shakespeare-road, Napier, on December 7th, David Earl Lindsay, aged 68. The funeral will take place to-morrow (Friday), at 3 p.m.
... Mr David Lindsay, who has passed away to the unknown land, was for many years in business here as a builder, first in partnership with Mr William Miller, and later on singly. Mr Lindsay came to New Zealand from America some 30 years ago, in company with Mr Miller. Till a few years ago the deceased was a very prominent figure in local politics, taking a very deep interest in all that affected the well-being of the district. Mr Lindsay leaves a widow and grown-up family to mourn his decease, the news of which will be heard with regret by a large circle of friends and acquaintances

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