Maj. Charles Lynch

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Charles Lynch, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Galway, Connacht, Ireland
Death: Died in Albermarle, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sarah Ward
Father of Penelope Fournay Adams; Col. Charles Lynch; Sarah Clark Terrell; John Lynch; Christopher Lynch and 2 others

Occupation: burgess for Albemarle in 1748-1749
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About Maj. Charles Lynch

Lynch, Charles, emigrant, was a justice for Albemarle county in 1745, captain in 1747, burgess for Albemarle in 1748-1749. He married Sarah, daughter of Christopher Clerk, Sr., and his will was proved May 10, 1753. He had issue Charles Lynch, who originated "Lynch Law" in Virginia against predatory Tories — John, the founder of Lynchburg, Christopher, Edward and Mary. Source: Encylopedia of Virginia Biography

Sources

  • Albermarle County in Virginia. Edgar Woods. pg 166, 258.

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Maj. Charles Lynch's Timeline

1704
1704
Galway, Connacht, Ireland
1733
1733
Age 29
Lee, Virginia
1734
1734
Age 30
Lynchburg,Campbell,Virginia
1736
1736
Age 32
Goochland, Virginia
1738
1738
Age 34
Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1740
August 28, 1740
Age 36
Abermarle, Virginia
1740
Age 36
Of, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1742
1742
Age 38
Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA
1753
May 10, 1753
Age 49
Albermarle, Virginia
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