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Thomas Lynch

planter , Continental congressman

Thomas Lynch, American planter, Continental congressman. Member South Carolina. House of Commons from St. James Parish, Santee, 1761-1763, 65, 68, 72; member South Carolina. General Committee, 1769-1774; member Continental Congress (selected by popular convention in Charleston), 1774-1776; member 1st South Carolina. General Assembly, 1776.

Background

Lynch, Thomas was born in 1727 in Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas and Sabena (Vanderhorst) Lynch.

Education

4 children including Thomas, Elizabeth.

Career

General Committee, 1769-1774. Delegate 1st, 2d South Carolina. provincial congresses, 1775, 76. General Assembly, 1776</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Annapolis, Maryland.

Membership

Member South Carolina. House of Commons from St. James Parish, Santee, 1761-1763, 65, 68, 72. Member South Carolina.

General Committee, 1769-1774. Member Continental Congress (selected by popular convention in Charleston), 1774-1776. Member 1st South Carolina.

General Assembly, 1776.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Allston, September 5, 1745. Married second, Hannah Motte, March 1755.

father:
Thomas Lynch

mother:
Sabena (Vanderhorst) Lynch

spouses:
Elizabeth Allston

Hannah Motte