John Lynch

M, b. 30 March 1817, d. 12 November 1889
Father*Michael Lynch b. c 1780, d. c 1815
Mother*Bridget Connell b. c 1795
Last Edited=11 Oct 2020
     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 72.2 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.3

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


  1. [S48] Roots Ireland, online
  2. [S51] Letter, Eddie O'Dea to Dennis Day, October 10, 2020, John's death record in the district of Tower Hill in the colony of Victoria report that he died 12/11/1889 in
    Towerhill, John is described as a labourer aged 70 years, his couse of death was Paralysis, which he had for 2 years, he reports his father to be Michael Lynch Farmer and his mother was Bridget Lynch formally Connell. His son daniel Lynch was the informant for his death. he reported that he was buried on 14th November 1889 in Towerhill Cemenary by Undertakers Rundell Brothers. The record reports that he was born in Limerick and lived in Victoria for last 40 years (circa 1849) the record report that he married in Limerick Ireland when he was 19 years and married Bridget O'Dea and also lists all the children and their age at the time of John's death: Mary age 40, Thomas age 38, John dead, William age 34, Daniel age 33, Martin age 31, Bidget dead and Robert age 28.
  3. [S50] NSW Indexes to immigration and shipping records, online;Firstname:John;[Year%20between]:1839;and:1896, Reel 2143A, [4/4813] Page 145.