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Re: Dr. Joseph M. or Joseph Marshall Lynn of Armagh, Ireland
Posted by: Loretta Layman (ID *****8343) Date: June 03, 2012 at 18:02:03
In Reply to: Re: Dr. Joseph M. or Joseph Marshall Lynn of Armagh, Ireland by Jennifer Douglas of 2694

Joseph was a son of Richard Lynn and Eleanor Marshall born 6 October 1806 and died 10 October 1899. He had no children but left a large number of nieces and nephews in Ireland, England, America, the Caribbean, Australia, and perhaps elsewhere, as revealed in his will. I believe many of those places for which no country is listed are places in Ireland. I've alphabetized the list by surname ...

Berry: Joseph Lynn Berry of Salford, England
Carrick: Mary E., wife of Joseph Carrick of Lurgan
Carter: Mary C., wife of Joseph Carter of Belfast
Chapman: John B. Chapman of Allain?, U.S.
Chapman: George Chapman of Markethill
Chapman: Lucy Chapman of Tandagree
Chapman: Rev. George Chapman of Pittsburgh
Corrigan: Josephine Corrigan and George C. Corrigan of Sydney, New South Wales
Crowe: Catherine Crow of Lurgan
Crowe: Christopher Crowe of Liverpool
Drumm: Annie Nimm Drumm of Barbados
Drumm: Mary Evans Drumm of Barbados
Drumm: Laura Drumm of Birkenhead and her daughter Laura Drumm?: Lynn [Drumm?]
Drumm: Ellen Marshall Drumm of Detroit
Drumm: Fanny D. Drumm of Dublin
Drumm: Jeanie Drumm of Glenridge, New Jersey
Drumm: Rev. Thomas Drumm of New York
Drumm: Thomas Drumm of Dublin
Gordon: Joseph L. [Lynn?] Gordon of Kamploops, British Columbia
Hazelton: Anne Jane Hazelton, wife of Rev. Edward Hazelton of Belfast and their son Joseph Lynn Hazelton
Kevin: Ann Josephine Kevin, wife of Dr. Charles Kevin of Belfast, and their daughter Edith May
Killen: Joseph Lynn Killen of Ballina, Sydney
Montange: Anna Lynn Montange of New York City
Salton: Ann M. Salton of Goderick Canada
Turney: Ann Jane Turney of New York City

You can see from the list that Dr. Lynn was well loved and respected, the name Joseph Lynn being given as first and middle names to a number of his nephews.

While Joseph Marshall Lynn and his parents lived in County Armagh, they all are buried in the graveyard of St. Salvator’s in Glaslough, County Monaghan, which lies roughly ten miles west of the town of Armagh. Here's the inscription from the family monument ...

“Erected by Surgeon Major Lynn M.D. Armagh In memory of his revered Parents Eleanor Lynn who departed this life on the 26th August 1817 aged 51 years and Richard Lynn who died on the 12th of September 1823 aged 77 years and also in loving remembrance of his beloved wife Ann Jane Lynn who exchanged mortality for life on the 4th July 1884 aged 73 years. Joseph Marshall Lynn M.D. Surgeon Major, born 6th October 1806, died 10 October 1899 in his 94th year ‘Forever in the Lord’.”


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