Sunday, February 16, 2014

Rev. Solon Lindsley, 1810-1884

Rev. Solon Lindsley was born in Connecticut in 1810. He became a minister of the gospel in the Baptist Church. In the 1840s, he was the minister of the Second Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama. In the 1860 Census, Rev. Solon Lindsley was a minister in Refugio County, Texas. By 1880, his health had begun to fail, and Rev. Lindsley was residing with his brother W.D. Lindsley in Ohio. Rev. Solon Lindsley died at the residence of his brother, W.D. Lindsley, on February 16, 1884. His funeral took place at the Lindsley home at 1203 Columbus Avenue, and burial was at Oakland Cemetery. An obituary which appeared in the February 18 of the Sandusky Register stated about Rev. Solon Lindsley: "Deceased was a man of fine abilities and was much esteemed in his circle of acquaintance."

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