Thomas Alfred Lynch

Brief Life History of Thomas Alfred

When Thomas Alfred Lynch was born on 23 October 1900, in Mepunga, Victoria, Australia, his father, James John Lynch, was 35 and his mother, Hanora Ryan, was 28. He married Louisa Rowland on 30 April 1930, in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 April 1966, in Ararat, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ararat, Victoria, Australia.

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Thomas Alfred Lynch
Louisa Rowland
Marriage: 30 April 1930
Thomas Patrick Lynch
Katherine Pearl Lynch
John James Lynch
Arthur Gerald Lynch
Alfred Allan Lynch

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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Kieran, Dermot, Donovan, Brigid, Caitlin, Siobhan, Aileen, Colm, Conley, Conor.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Loingsigh ‘descendant of Loingseach’, a personal name meaning ‘mariner’ (from long ‘ship’). This is now a common surname in Ireland but of different local origins, for example chieftain families in counties Antrim and Tipperary, while in Ulster and Connacht there were families called Ó Loingseacháin who later shortened their name to Ó Loingsigh and also Anglicized it as Lynch.

    Irish (Anglo-Norman): from de Línse, a Gaelicized form of the Norman French name de Lench, deriving from one of the manors named Lench in Worcestershire. The placename derives from Old English hlenc ‘hill-side’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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