Richard Lynch was born abt 1830..maybe Ireland. He married Rachel Manus June 14, 1860 Calhoun Co.,AL. They live in Township 12 Range 5 East, St. Clair Co., AL in 1860 census. Rachel was on census twice...first with her brother Hiram in Calhoun Co., AL 1860 then with husband after marriage.
Rachel Manus was born abt 1833 GA (census). They had John, Marcella, Elizabeth, Virginia Jane, and Michael. The family lives in Perry Co., AL in 1870. Richard dies after 1870.
In 1880 Kennedale, Tuscaloosa Co., AL census, Rachel is listed as widow. Then she is in Alabama Ward 3, Etowah Co., AL in 1910.
Rachel died April 3, 1912 in Gadsden, Etowah Co., AL.
Does anyone know of Richard Lynch's siblings or parents? Believe John Lynch who married Nancy Whiteside in 1861 Calhoun Co., AL to be a brother.
Rachel Manus' siblings are Logan Manus (St. Clair Co., AL lives nearby in 1860 census), Hiram, Hugh Manus/Manis/Maneous. Think father is Richard Manus from North Carolina. Mother is M.A. Manus.
Marcella Lynch married Marion McDonald Fitts in Tuscaloosa Co., AL. She died in Tuscaloosa Co. in 1898. Marcella & Marion Fitts had five children...all born in Tuscaloosa.
Virginia Jane Lynch married Mathew M. Willis. Michael Lynch married Jane Simpson. Did Elizabeth or John marry?