Wayne County Biographies

Part of the Indiana Biographies Project

John W. Tindall

John W. Tindall, son of George and Nancy (Brandt) Tindall, was born in Ohio in 1821. He was reared in his native State, near Lebanon, Warren County, and when thirteen years of age began learning the trade of a blacksmith, and worked at it till 1840. In March, 1841, he came to Wayne County, and settled in Webster Township, about a half a mile north of where he now resides. In 1853 he purchased 240 acres of wild land which he now has under a good state of cultivation. Mr. Tindall is a public-spirited man, taking an interest in anything that tends to the good of the county, especially the cause of education. He was married Feb. 6, 1840, to Amanda, daughter of William and Rebecca (Kirby) Evans, and a native of Ohio, born in 1818. They are the parents of seven children — William E., Rebecca J., John T., Ella, Job, Sadie and Bud.

History of Wayne County, Indiana. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Co. 1884. Volume 2