Selected Families and Individuals


John Garland LINDSEY

Obituary (from newspaper of 20 June 1964):  CLAYTON---John Garland Lindsey, 74, died this morning at 9:30 of a heart attack at his home at Thousand Islands Park.  He had been ill for a year.

      He had operated a motor marine shop on Hub Island with his sons for years.  His father operated the business until his death in 1945.

    The funeral will be Tuesday morning with paryers at 10:15 at the Cummings Funeral Home, and church services at 11 in the Thousand Islands Park chapel with Rev. Leonard Piepoli officiating.  Burial will be in Wellesley Island Cemetery.

    Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday evening 7 to 9 and Monday afternoon and evening 3 to 5 and 7 to 9.

    Mr. Lindsey is survived by his wife, Mrs. Louella May Dano Lindsey, Thousand Islands Park; two sons, with whom he operated  his business, John Wesley and Charles Douglas; a brother, Richard, Los Angeles, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

    He was born Sept. 1, 1899, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of John E. and Cecilia Mae Stevens Lindsey.  His family moved to Boston in 1900.  The family moved to Clayton in 1904, where the boat engineering business was started.  The family
moved in 1906 to Gananoque, Ont., and operated a similar business until 1921 when they moved to Thousand Islands Park.

    He married Louella May Dano of Gananoque in that city Dec. 1, 1919.

Louella May DANO

Obituary (from newspaper of 18 Jan. 1978):  CLAYTON---Mrs. Louella May Lindsey, 74, Thousand Islands Park, widow of John Garland Lindsey, died at 4:15 this morning at the Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, where she had been admitted
Dec. 1.

    Arrangements are incomplete with the Cummings Funeral Home, Clayton.

    She is survived by two sons, John Wesley Lindsey, Thousand Islands Park, and Charles Douglas Lindsey, Fineview; a sister, Mrs. Arthur (Violet) Crosby, Theresa; five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

    Born Oct. 18, 1903, at Lansdowne, Ont., a daughter of Delbert and Eleanor Brown Dano, she married John G. Lindsey Dec. 1, 1919, in Gananoque, Ont.

    Mr. Lindsey operated a boat engineering business at Gananoque until 1921 when the family moved to Thousand Islands Park.  He operated a motor marine shop on Hub Island until 1945.  Mr. Lindsey died June 20, 1964, at the age of 64.

    Mrs. Lindsey was a member of the Thousand Islands Park United Methodist Church and had been active in its fund raising events.  She was a member of the Alexandria Bay O.E.S. and Rebekah Lodge.

Gertrude V. CARNEGIE

Obituary (from Watertown Daily Times of 16 July 1989):  CLAYTON---Gertrude V. Longton, 69, Crystal Springs Road, died early Saturday at Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay.

   The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Cummings Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, with the Rev. Dan Chapin, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

    There will be no calling hours.  Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County.

    Surviving are a son, Marcus P., Clayton; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Louise) Bailey, Clayton; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Milton Carnegie, Grindstone Island, and Phillip Carnegie, Manassas, Va., and several
nieces and nephews.

    Born on Grindston Island on Oct. 4, 1919, a daughter of Paul M. and Alice Garnsey Carnegie, she attended local schools.  She married Marcus S. Longton Nov. 6, 1937, at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. George Racette officiating.  Mr.
Longton died Nov. 5, 1965.

    Mrs. Longton was a communicant of St. Mary's Church.