Nora Teresa Lynch (1860 - 1924)

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Birth

in Geelong, VIC Australia

Death

on in Heidelberg, VIC Australia

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

at Box Hill Cemetery, in Box Hill, VIC Australia

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Glenferrie, in Vic Australia

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Family

Father: Thomas Lynch
Mother: Margaret White

Partner: Percy St,Ange D'Amyand
Children with Percy St: Victor Frederick D'Amyand and Arthur Percy St. Ange D'Amyand

Husband: Percy St. Ange D'Amyand

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Middle name

Teresa

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1860 - In the year that Nora Teresa Lynch was born, on April 3rd, the Pony Express began its first delivery from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California. The trip took 10 days and the riders carried 49 letters, five telegrams, and newspapers for San Francisco and other cities along the way.

1869 - By the time she was just 9 years old, on January 20th, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, speaking about women's rights - including the right to vote - was the first woman to testify before the US Congress. In May, she and Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA).

1897 - By the time she was 37 years old, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

1911 - Nora was 51 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

1924 - In the year of Nora Teresa Lynch's passing, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

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Nora Teresa Lynch, mother to 2 children, died on September 23, 1924 in Heidelberg, VIC Australia at 64 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was buried in Box Hill Cemetery, Box Hill, VIC Australia. She was born in 1860 in Geelong, VIC Australia. She was born to Thomas Lynch and Margaret White, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. Nora's partner was Percy St,Ange D'Amyand. and they gave birth to Victor Frederick D'Amyand and Arthur Percy St. Ange D'Amyand. Nora also married Percy St. Ange D'Amyand. We know that Nora Teresa Lynch had been residing in Glenferrie, in Vic Australia.

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