Sep. 21, 1964 Union City Obion County Tennessee, USA
Joseph Lynn was born in Shelby County, TN to John Scott Lynn and Nancy Elizabeth Eugenia Dandridge. He learned telegraphy at an early age which led him to a career with the L&N and later Illinois Central Railroad. He served as the station master at Rives until his retirement. He also owned and operated a farm in the Gibbs community. He was a member of the Church of Christ.