Descendants of Patrick LYNCH (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

First Generation


1. Patrick LYNCH died in between 1881 and 1901 in probably Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal.

It is thought that the Lynch family may have come from the 'quarterland' of Bunnacrick in the townland of Binion (sometimes spelled Binnion) in the parish of Clonmany, Co. Donegal.

Note from Helen: Although neither my husband nor I are descended from Patrick Lynch above, Patrick's granddaughter Mamie Lynch married Tom McDonnell, my husband's first cousin once removed. In the course of my research into Tom's family, I came across much valuable information on the Lynch family, hence its inclusion on the website.

Patrick married Mary DOHERTY. Mary died in Apr 1911 in Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal.

They had the following children.

  2 F i
Rose LYNCH was born on 21 Oct 1865 in Bunacrick, Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. She was christened on 22 Oct 1865 in Clonmany. She died in probably before 1871.

Sponsors at Rose's baptism were Bryan Doherty and Rose Doherty.

It is probable that Rose died as a child because another Rose was born into the family a few years later.
+ 3 F ii Catherine (Cassie) LYNCH was born on 14 Oct 1867. She died in probably late 1930s.
  4 F iii
Mary LYNCH was born about 1868 in Bunacrick, Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. She died in Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal.

Mary went to Boston in her late teens. After about three years there she contracted tuberculosis and returned home where she died only a few months later.
+ 5 F iv Celia LYNCH was born about 1869.
  6 F v
Brigid LYNCH was born on 26 Jul 1870 in Bunacrick, Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. She was christened on 26 Jul 1870 in Clonmany. She died in probably Boston.

Sponsors at Brigid's baptism were Bryan Doherty and Catherine Doherty.

Brigid went to Boston where she entered the convent of Notre Dame taking the name Sr. Mary Rita.
+ 7 F vi Rose LYNCH was born in between 1871 and 1873. She died in mid-1940s.
  8 M vii
Patrick LYNCH was born in Dec 1873 in Bunacrick, Binion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. He was christened on 26 Dec 1873 in Clonmany.

Sponsors at Patrick's baptism were Bryan Doherty and Cecily Doherty. It is believed Patrick died in infancy.
+ 9 M viii Patrick LYNCH was born on 15 Feb 1875. He died on 11 Nov 1949.
+ 10 M ix Michael LYNCH was born on 6 Jun 1877. He died on 5 May 1960.
+ 11 M x James LYNCH was born on 19 May 1879. He died on 10 Nov 1926.
+ 12 F xi Ann (Annie) LYNCH was born in Dec 1881.

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