John Lynch

M, b. 30 March 1817, d. 12 November 1889
Last Edited=25 Nov 2015
     John Lynch was born on 30 March 1817 in Hospital and Herbertstown in the Parish of Aglishcormick, County Limerick, Ireland; Godparents were Michael Byrne and Mary Hourigan. His parents are listed as Thomas Lynch and Mary Leary.1 He married Bridget O'Dea on 3 March 1840 in Kilteely Church, Kilteely, County Limerick, Ireland; Witnesses were Philip Lowry and Margaret Dea.1 John Lynch died on 12 November 1889 in Crossley, Victoria, Australia, at age 72. He was buried in Tower Hill Cemetery, Tower Hill, Victoria, Australia; Although John and Bridget Lynch are buried next to Bridget's brother Michael, there is no headstone marking their grave.
     He immigrated on 3 June 1841 to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia; John and his family arrived onboard the Duchess of Northumberland.2

Family: Bridget O'Dea b. 10 Jun 1820, d. 2 May 1872


  1. [S48] Roots Ireland, online
  2. [S50] NSW Indexes to immigration and shipping records, online;Firstname:John;[Year%20between]:1839;and:1896, Reel 2143A, [4/4813] Page 145.