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Edward J. Lynch (b. 01 Jun 1860, d. 23 Nov 1912)Edward J. Lynch (son of William Lynch and Catherine Lyons)1836, 1837 was born 01 Jun 1860 in Franklin County New York1838, 1839, and died 23 Nov 1912 in Lee Sacramento County, California1840.He married Minnie L. Plummer on 1884 in California1841, daughter of Abraham M. Plummer and Elvira Bailey.
Notes for Edward J. Lynch:
Assemblyman Lynch Dies at His Home at Walsh Station
Prominent Farmer of Sacramento, victim of long illness, was grange worker
Edward J Lynch Assemblyman from the old nineteenth district and one of the areas most prominent farmers of Sacramento died last night at his home near Walsh's Station after a long illness. Mr Lynch had been confined to his home eleven months His death was due to heart trouble and a complication of diseases
Mr Lynch was born in Franklin County N.Y. June 1 1860 therefore being in his fifty third year at the time of his death. He was educated in the public schools and came in California in April 25, 1879. while in his minority . He married a daughter of A. M. Plummer a prominent pioneer citizen of Sacramento
He farmed extensively at Walsh's Station southeast of Sacramento this county, for many years. Recently he sold his land to the Natomas Consolidated and intended to retire and spend the remainder of his life in the city. Both Mr Lynch and his wife were prominent in the Grange.
Mr Lynch was elected to the thirty sixth general assembly as a Republican in 1904 He was reelected to the to the thirty-six. assembly and there after an interval of one session when Walter Greer represented the district. He was chosen again two years ago.
He is survived by his wife and five children. Mable V, Mark P, Wilbur F, Laura E, and Nellie B Lynch. The funeral will be held Wens day morning at 11 o'clock from his late residence near Wash's Station. The interment will be at East lawn.
Handwritten note in Clara Toomey's Scrapbookfor the above says a cousin of my Father-in-law and a good friend.
From The. CALIFORNIA STATE
SENATORS & ASSEMBLYMEN BIOGRAPHIES1911
Republican) was born in Franklin County, New York, June 1, 1860; received a common and high school education; farmer and stock raiser; business address, Walsh Station, Sacramento County, California; was elected Member of the Assembly from the Nineteenth District November 8, 1904; reelected November 6, 1906, and again elected from same district November 8, 1910; died November 24, 1912
More About Edward J. Lynch:
Burial: Unknown, East Lawn Cemetery Sacramento.
Occupation 1: Farmer Walsh Station.
Occupation 2: Bet. 1907 - 1910, State Asblemy 1902- 1911.
More About Edward J. Lynch and Minnie L. Plummer:
Marriage: 1884, California.1841
Children of Edward J. Lynch and Minnie L. Plummer are:
- Mabel Viola Lynch, b. 05 Oct 1889, Sacramento County California1842, 1843, d. 12 May 1966, Sacramento California1844, 1845.
- +Mark Plummer Lynch, b. 03 Sep 1892, Sacramento County California1846, d. date unknown.
- Wilbur Field Lynch, b. 28 Aug 1894, Sacramento County California, d. 03 Oct 1980, Sacramento California1847, 1848.
- Laura E. Lynch, b. 25 Sep 1898, Sacramento Counrty California1849, d. 26 Nov 1990, Sacramento California1849.
- Nellie B. Lynch, b. Abt. 1901, Sacramento Counrty California, d. date unknown.