Cemetery: David Lindsay Historical Cemetery Site
Shelby County Alabama

David Lindsay Historical Cemetery Site
Cemetery Census
1998

This Historical Site is located on County Highway 17 in Maylene, Alabama.



On June 19, 2017 "David Lindsay Historical Cemetery Site" was favorably reviewed and listed on the
"Alabama Historic Cemetery Register" with The Alabama Historical Commission.
Also, it is on the "Alabama Cemetery Register" with The Alabama Cemetery Preservation Alliance.

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Maintained by Bobby Joe Seales

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      Lindsay, David, 1750-1835
      Lindsay, Mary Casey, 1750-1847

There are several unmarked graves located outside the David Lindsay Historical Site that were graves of the slaves of Daniel Boone Lacey. There is one marked grave, Sam Lacy, "Father", born 1834 - died 1917.

The Birmingham News, Friday, December 18 ~ "DAR succeeds in long search for hero's grave ... A gleaming new bronze plaque was erected over the grave of a famous Alabama Revolutionary soldier this week, bringing to a trimphant climax a year of study and searching. Daniel Boone Lacey, 90-year-old Maylene, Ala., resident, had maintained for years that a Revolutionary War hero was buried in his family's cemetery plot. The painstaking search began when members of the David Lindsay Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution in Montevallo, heard that this might be the hero for whom their group was named. Mrs. A.W. Vaughn, genealogical chairman, conducted the research, traveling in search of clues for more than 10 months, before finding conclusive evidence that here, almost in her own back yard, was the grave of the honored soldier...."

Visit David Lindsay, A Revolutionary War Soldier ~ By Bobby Joe Seales