John Asbury Lingo 1865-1938

John Asbury Lingo was born 14 May 1865, in Clinton, Jones County, Georgia A small notice on page 4 of the Daily Advocate, Victoria, Texas, Wed Feb 2, 1898: WANTED — Everybody to know that J. A. Lingo, at Victoria Bicycle Shop, does all kinds of repairing. Prices reasonable. Satisfaction guaranteed. Opposite Times office. The …

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Roy Lingo

Roy Lingo 1897-1968

In one of those “head-scratching” bits of information, an article that ran 5 Jun 1912 in the Victoria, Texas, Daily Advocate reported that “James Lingo, the 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Lingo, was struck by an automobile Monday morning, and quite painfully, though not seriously, Injured.” It’s unclear if the article has …

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