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      Dr James Lynah 1
      Edward 2
      James 3
      Lt Col James 4
      Dr Edward Thomas 9
      Edward 16
      Dr Arthur 18
      Paul Hamilton 26
      James Lynah 28
      Edward 29
      John Heyward 30
      Arthur 31
      Savage 46
      James 47
      John Heyward 50
      Arthur Ancrum 54
      John Heyward 56
      John Heyward 63
      Mary Howard 64
      Savage Heyward 65
      Wallace Howard 66
      Arthur Ancrum 69
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born 3 March 1845, Charleston died 6 August 1901, Baltimore

This James Lynah married Harriet Paullain of Georgia, but had no issue. His education at the Charleston Military Academy was interrupted by the Civil War. After serving with destinction in the Confederatacy he like many others left the plantation. He became prominent in the coal mining and shipping business in Baltimore in the firm of Lynah and Read which he formed in 1890. He was described as fearless, upright in character, firm in convictions, and of unswerving character. He was a devoted southerner and a Democrat. Of striking personal appearance, he was strong and well built with clear piercing dark eyes. He wore a mustache but no other beard.