Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 200, submitted by Judy.
John A. Lynn was born in Lynnville, Ind., December 7, 1846, one of
three children born to Jonathan C. and Sarah Martha (French) Lynn. He is
a grandson of John Lynn, who came to Warrick County , Ind. , at a very
early date, settling in Hart Township , and founding the town of
Lynnville , where he was extensively engaged in merchandising about
thirty years. He was also Postmaster of Lynnville a number of years, and
was widely known and respected for his many excellent traits of
character. He died May 8, 1866 . Jonathan C. Lynn, his son and father of
our subject, was married January 15, 1846, was associated with his
father in merchandising several years, and died August 7, 1853. John A.
Lynn received only the ordinary common school education, and after the
death of his father, lived with his grandfather until he, too, died. He
then made his home with his grandmother, until his marriage with Miss
Sarah J. Baldwin, which occurred May 8, 1866 , when he engaged in
farming. In 1869 he began merchandising, but in 1871 opened a livery
stable, which he conducted two years. Succeeding that he was engaged in
grist-milling until July, 1883, since when he has been engaged in
agricultural pursuits, now owning a well improved farm of 160 acres. In
politics he is a Democrat, and while he exerts considerable influence in
his party, he emphatically declines all political preferment. He and
wife are among Hart Township's best citizens, and are the parents of
six children, only three: Mary A., Ida E. and Effie, now living.
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