|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1843|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1917|
Daniel "Dan" Lynch
Residence Hebron IN;
Enlisted on 9/5/1861 as a Private.
On 9/5/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. IN 9th Infantry
He was discharged for wounds on 9/1/1862
He was listed as: Wounded 4/7/1862 Shiloh, TN
Daniel Lynch, son of Daniel and Mary Lynch, both natives of Ireland, and pioneers of Lake county, was born in Cedar Creek township, Lake county, Indiana, July 6th, 1843.
In 1861 he enlisted as a member of Co. H. Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry as a private. He served in this regimen for about a year and a half. He was wounded at the battle of Shiloh, and received an honorable discharge for this disability. Not daunted by the rigors of military life, after his recovery, he again enlisted in Co. A. 156th Illinois infantry, with which he served until the close of the Rebellion. He was promoted to the rank of orderly Sgt., and was afterwards discharged. In every position he did his duty faithfully, whether in the thick of battle, or on the lonely picket line.
At the close of the Civil war, Daniel Lynch located at Hebron, Porter County, Ind.
In 1897, he was appointed postmaster of Lowell under President McKinley, and was again reappointed in 1902 by President Roosevelt, which position he held under the government for 9 years. He has ever been an ardent Republican.
On November 24th, 1869, he was united in marriage to Miss Ada Starr.
For years Mr. Lynch was a member of Burnham G.A.R. Post No. 256 at Lowell, filling several of the offices. He was also a member of Colfax Lodge No. 356 Free and Accepted Masons. He spent about 10 years at the Marion Soldiers' home where he passed away March 23, 1917.
Ada Starr Lynch (1849 - 1938)*
Fred J Lynch (1873 - 1931)*
Alva Starr Lynch (1874 - 1931)*
Daniel L Lynch (1880 - 1938)*
Benjamin F. Lynch (1882 - 1955)*
Lowell Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15783383
Added: Sep. 30, 2012