LYNCH (VETERAN), JAMES - Calhoun County, Arkansas | JAMES LYNCH (VETERAN) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

James LYNCH (VETERAN)

Hampton (Hampton) Cemetery
Calhoun County,
Arkansas

CAPTAIN US Army
December 1820 - April 1910

"Rescued 17 children, the only survivors of the Mountain Meadows Massacre - 1857 - Utah"

Having never lost touch with the children, he visited the home of Sarah Dunlap after he had retired. Sarah had lost the use of one arm as a result of wounds she suffered in her mother's arms during the massacre and the loss of her sight as a result of a disease she acquired in Utah. On December 30, 1893 the 74 year-old adventurer married the 38 year-old orphan of the massacre.

For further information see: Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial

For Sarah's information see: Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial

For Sarah see: Sarah Dunlap

Contributed on 9/23/08 by debbraszymanski
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Record #: 64351

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Submitted: 9/23/08 • Approved: 10/10/09 • Last Updated: 9/18/12 • R64351-G0-S3

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