Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

LINDSLEY, W D (1846-1896)

Santa Cruz County Hospital Records

Headstone of W D Lindsley
W. D. Lindsley
LA National Cemetery

Whelan [Wheeler] Daniel Lindsley, age 48 years and a native of New York City was admitted as a result of a Burn on his foot on Dec 11, 1892. He was released on May 2, 1893.

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

NAME: Wheeler D. Lindsley
REGISTER #: 2695

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./Co E, 90/PA Inf
ENLISTMENT: 1861/10/28 Philadelphia
DISCHARGED: 1863/05/25 Newark NJ Disability
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RNK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: G.S.W. Lung

Domestic History

BORN: IL 1847?
AGE: 49
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'11/dark cmpl/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Laborer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Single
NEXT OF KIN: none

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $12
ADMISSION: 1895/05/02
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1896/05/28
CAUSE OF DEATH: Killed by auto car near Santa Monica

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #19,884
EFFECTS: $9.35 personal effects
HOW DISPOSED OF:
BURIAL INFO: Section 2, Row D, No. 8

Watsonville Rustler (September 23, 1892)

Dan Lindsley, an old veterans was arraigned before Justice Swank last Tuesday on charges of vagrancy. The old man has been dissipating and is really a very sick man. He will be sent to the County Hospital.


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