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Descendants of
Jacob Zachariah 'Jake' Tindel, Sr.
of
Houston Co., AL ---> Jackson Co., FL --> Calhoun Co., FL

 

Generation No. 1

1. Jacob Zachariah 'Jake'9 Tindel, Sr. (Green8 Tindell, Zachariah7, James Monroe6, Samuel5 Tindall, John4, Charles3, Charles2, Richard1)
(Source: (1) WWI Draft Card, "Jacob Zachariah" and he signed it this way., (2) Tombstone, Jacob Zachary Tindel., (3) Bible Records, "Jake Zachary" From the Tindel Family Bible .) was born Jun 12, 1878 in Houston Co., AL/AL/AL (Source: Family Bible & Tombstone ), and died Oct 7, 1938 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible & Tombstone ). Jake was son of Green TINDELL and Amanda Caroline JONES-COHRON.  He was a Mason and served in the military during WWI. 

He married Lena Virginia Duncan Jan 28, 1900 in Jackson Co., FL (Source: Bk4, pg 102, Jackson Co., FL Marriage Books), daughter of William Henry Harrison Duncan and Margaret Virginia Yarborough. She was born Sep 12, 1879 in Monroe Co., AL/AL/AL (Source: (1) Family Bible & Tombstone , (2) 1920 Calhoun Co., FL Fed Census, born: Al/Al/Al .), and died Sep 5, 1959 of a coronary occlusion in Eldridge Hospital, Blountstown, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible & Tombstone ).  Death Certificate: Sep 10, 1959, FL: Vol 2082; Certificate #30652 (Source: Father: Henry Duncan Mother: Virginia Yarborough.)

Jake and Lena are buried at Mt. Olive Cem., Calhoun Co., FL and lived their entire married lives in and around Altha, FL.  He was a wealthy farmer and served as Commissioner of Calhoun Co., FL.  He was the driving force behind the building of 'that long bridge' over the Apalachicola River between Bristol and Blountstown, FL [Hwy 20] so that travel could continue during the devastating spring floods..  

Children of Jacob Tindel and Lena Duncan are:

  • 2 i. Ruby Lee 'Ruby'10 Tindel, born Nov 21, 1900 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died from complications of a major stroke in Sep 1983 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.

    She married Julian Joseph Taylor Abt 1926 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL; born 1895 in NC/SC/SC; died Dec 1962 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.  They had 2 daughters.  They are buried at Oaklawn Cem., Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL
     

  • 3 ii. John Albert Tindel (Source: (1) FL Divorce Index 1927-2001, "Electronic," John Albert Tindel., (2) Family Bible, Albert J. Tindel.), born Feb 26, 1902 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible & Tombstone ); died Aug 24, 1966 of a heart attack in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Tombstone).

    He married (1) Bonnie Clyde Clemmons May 26, 1922 in Decatur Co., GA; born Dec 2, 1905 in St. Paul, Geneva Co., AL; died Sep 3, 2002 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL. and had one child.  They divorced in 1927, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: FL Divorce Index 1927-2001, "Electronic.").   She re-married to Dougald Lucious McMillan, Sr. in 1928 Tallhassee, FL. and had 1 child.

    John Albert Tindel married (2) Leetie Barton 1934 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: FL Marriages 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.);  She was born May 13, 1907 (Source: Tombstone); died Nov 6, 1994 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Tombstone).  John Albert and Leetie Tindel had 2 children and are buried at Mt. Olive Cem., Calhoun Co., FL.
     

  • 4 iii. Trudie Tindel, born Dec 12, 1903 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible & Tombstone ); died Aug 2, 1985 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL dsp (Source: Tombstone).

    She married Joseph Wilbur Pledger on Oct 1, 1932 in Jackson Co., FL; born Oct 26, 1902 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Tombstone); died May 5, 1974 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL dsp (Source: Tombstone).  They are buried at Mt. Olive Cem., Calhoun Co., FL  They did not have any children.  He was son of William Joseph Pledger and Kizzie Elizabeth Phumphrey.
     

  • 5 iv. Lonie Estel Tindel, born Aug 27, 1905 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died of a heart attack on May 4, 1983 in Hollywood, Broward Co., FL.

    She married Cauthern E. Dykes 1929 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: FL Marriages 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.); born Aug 31, 1906 in Calhoun Co., FL; died Nov 4, 1988 in Hollywood, Broward Co., FL.  They had 7 children.
     

  • 6 v. Arthur Lee Tindel, born Dec 6, 1906 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jun 24, 1980 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.

    He married Virginia Ida Clendenon 1935 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Marriage Records, Florida Collection, Ancestry.com.); born 1916 in Pensacola, Escambia Co., FL/VA/GA; died Aft. 2006.  Arthur is buried at Boggs Cem., Calhoun Co., FL  They had one son.

  • 7 vi. John Henry Tindel, born Sep 26, 1908 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jul 9, 1984 in Winter Haven, Polk Co., FL.

    He married Mamie Elizabeth Ayers 1934 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Marriage Records, FL Marriage Collection, Ancestry.com.); born Sep 20, 1920; They divorced in 1951 Calhoun Co., FL.  She died Aft. 1951 in Calhoun Co., FL.  They had one son.
     

  • 8 vii. Carrie Belle 'Carrie' Tindel, born Aug 26, 1910 in Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jan 7, 1977 of a heart attack in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.

    She married James Henry Freeman 1938 in Calhoun Co., FL; born Dec 24, 1917 in Calhoun Co., FL/FL/FL; died Aug 12, 1975 from lung cancer in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.  She was a secretary and he was a policeman.  They are buried at Oaklawn Cem., Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.  They had two sons.
     

  • 9 viii. Annie Lou 'Tom' Tindel, born Mar 25, 1912 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jul 23, 1992 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.

    She married (1)  Hubert Pledger Oct 1, 1932 in Jackson Co., FL (Source: Bk 16, pg 308, Jackson Co., FL Marriages); born Abt 1910 and died 1933 in Calhoun Co., FL. He was son of William Joseph Pledger and Kizzie Elizabeth Phumphrey.  They had no children.

    She married (2) George Dewey Butler Abt 1945 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL; born Abt 1925; died Nov 19, 1969 of a heart attach in Waycross, Ware Co., GA.  They had one adopted daughter.
     

  • 10 ix. Houston Edgbert Tindel, born Jan 14, 1914 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible - Tombstone says 1/19/1914); died Nov 6, 1944 in Epimal, France KIA

    (Source: (1) Obituary, The Jackson Courier - Marianna, FL, Pvt. HOUSTONE E> TINDEL, who died of wounds received in action in France Nov. 6, 1944,. His wife, Mrs. Louise Tindel, of Altha, recently received the Purple Heart, post-humously awarded him. His mother, Mrs. Lena Tindel also resides in Altha. Pvt. Tindel was inducted into service from Jackson County, Nov. 23, 1943 and he received his basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C., Ft. McClellan, Ala., and Dt. Geo. Meade, Md. He graduated from the Marianna High School, class of '33. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by three children. ************** His picture is included in his published obit, but the date of the newspaper edition was not saved with it., (2) Tombstone.).


    He married Simmie Louise Metcalf Jul 1935 in Calhoun Co., FL; born Jan 26, 1915 in Calhoun Co., FL or OH; died Mar 12, 1966.  They had 3 children.
     

  • More About Houston Edgbert Tindel:

    Military Other 1: Bet. 1941 - 1944, Name on War Memorial in Blountstown, Calhoun Co., FL & Epimal, France

    Military Other 2: Bet. 1943 - 1944, Received the Purple Heart

    Military service: Nov 2, 1943, Enlisted at Camp Blanding, FL

    Occupation: 1943, Automobile Serviceman (Source: Military Records.)

    Regiment: Bet. 1941 - 1944, 30th Inf. - 3rd Div.

     

  • 11 x. Joseph V. 'J.V.' 'Jay' 'Joe' Tindell, born Dec 6, 1915 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jun 18, 1990 from heart failure in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL dsp. He served in the Merchant Marines during WWI, was a General Contractor, Real Estate Broker and Developer.

    He married Jeanette Ruth Roberts Sep 14, 1940 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL; born Nov 18, 1918 in Ducktown, Polk Co., TN (Source: Birth Records, born at 11:30 p.m., delivered by Dr. L.E. Kinsey of Ducktown, TN.); died from complications extending from her long-term illness Jul 19, 2005 in Life Care of Copper Basin Nursing Home, Ducktown, Polk Co., TN .  They are both buried at Oaklawn Cem., Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL  They have one adopted daughter.

  • 12 xi. Dauhrice 'Doll' Tindel, born Mar 29, 1918 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Jul 3, 1986 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL. of brain cancer.  She is buried at Mt. Olive Cem., Calhoun Co., FL.

    She married Bartlett Augustus 'Buddy' Baldwin, Jr. Nov 1, 1940 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL; born Apr 29, 1919 in Graceville, Jackson Co., FL; died May 5, 1999 of a heart attack in Panama City, FL.
     

  • 13 xii. Jacob Z. 'Buddy' Tindel, Jr., born Mar 19, 1920 in Altha, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: Family Bible); died Apr 3, 1983 of a heart attach in Winter Park, Orange Co., FL. He was a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy.

     He married (1) Johnnie Abt 194 and Divorced: Abt 1946, Calhoun Co., FL (Source: FL Divorce Index 1927-2001, "Electronic."). He married (2) Josephine 'Jo' , a Catholic from PA Abt 1949; born Dec 4, 1922 in PA; died from brain cancer Aug 26, 1999 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL.  They had 2 children..
     

  • 14 xiii. Child Jacob Zachariah Tindel, born Bef. 1920 in Calhoun Co., FL; died Bef. 1920 in Calhoun Co., FL.  Burial: probably Mt. Olive Cem., Calhoun Co., FL or back in Jackson Co., FL

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