Alexander A. Lynch was born Feb 1850 in Halifax or Martin County, N. C.He was the son of James"Jim" "Jimmy" Lynch b. c1818 and Drucilla Kite b. 1825. They were living in Palmyra Township, Halifax Co., N. C. in 1850 and 1860. James Lynch may have died in the Civil War."Alex" or "Elleck" as he was called was working on the farm of Eli Hopkins in Goosenest Township, Martin Co., N. C. in 1870.He married Eli's sister, Barzillie Hopkins on 20 Feb 1873 in Edgecombe Co., N. C.She was the daughter of John "Jack" Hopkins and Tabitha Cutchin of Martin County.Alexander and Barzillie Lynch had three children:
1. Walter Clarence Lynch b. 16 Dec 1873, d. 1947, m. Ida Victoria Long 1879-1956.
2. Wesley Louis Lynch b. 16 Mar 1875, d. 4 Jan 1935, m1. Mary Jane Edmondson, m2. Alma Dean Hassell.
3. Vannie Libilia Lynch b. 29 Dec 1877, d. 28 Sep 1958, m. David W. Cowand.
Alexander Lynch died in 1889, and Barzillie Hopkins Lynch died in 1914 in Martin Co., N. C.Additional information on this family would be appreciated.