LYNCH, JAMES (?–ca. 1836). James Lynch, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, was in Texas before April 20, 1824, when he voted for the Baron de Bastrop as colonial deputy to the state convention of Coahuila and Texas. Lynch received title to a sitio now in Washington County on July 16, 1824. The census of March 1826 listed him as a farmer and stock raiser, aged between sixteen and twenty-five. His household at that time included his wife, Anna, and a young son. Lynch ran for the office of síndico procurador in 1835. Apparently he died sometime in 1836 or early in 1837, for H. Ward was appointed in 1837 as a commissioner in the partitioning of land in Washington County belonging to the heirs of James Lynch.
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