Sunday, June 1, 2014

Sunday's Obituary: Mrs. A. C. (Lynn) Steger

Richmond Times Dispatch
July 1, 1914

Mrs. A. C. Steger

Gordonsville, Va. June 30 -- Mrs. A. C. Steger of Chicago died on Monday at "Mountain View," the home of Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Smith, near Gordonsville, where she had been boarding for several months.  She was in the seventy-seventh year of her age having been born September 5, 1837.  She was the daughter of the late Judge Seymour Lynn, of Prince William County, and is survived by one son, H. B. Steger, of Chicago, and three brothers, Rev. A. T. Lynn, Shirley W. Lynn and Benjamin Lynn.

The funeral services will be conducted from "Mountain View" to-morrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, after which her remains will be taken to Maplewood Cemetery for interment.

[Elizabeth Virginia Lynn, daughter of Seymour Lynn and 1st wife, Lucinda, was born 7 September 1837 and married Clinton Steger.  They had one son, Herbert Steger, of Chicago.  In the 2nd ed. of My Lynn Families by George H. Lynn, he writes "Elizabeth told her niece, Leah Daniel Lynn, that she (Elizabeth) was a descendant of Pocohantas through her grandmother who married Seymour Lynn. ~cgl]

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