Samuel T. Lindsay, photographer, Robinson, was born in Crawford County, Ill., January 20, 1847, and is a son of John T. and Elizabeth (Clayton) Lindsay, both of whom are living, he born in Versailles, Ripley County, Ind., January 28, 1825; she born in Crawford County, Ill., February 26, 1831.

Subject was raised on a farm in Montgomery Township and engaged in teaching and farming alternately. In 1879, he was elected Sheriff by the Republican party, and served in that capacity two years. After his term of office had expired, he engaged in his present business.

In September, 1882, he was burned out, but has rebuilt and restored his business. In Montgomery Township, Crawford County, Ill., in 1867, he married Mary E. Harris, born in New Hebron, Crawford County, Ill., November 11, 1848, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Roar) Harris; he, a native of Virginia, born December 17,1817, died April 14, 1855; she a native of North Carolina, born November 30, 1824, and is still living.