John Carroll Lynch

Lynch in 2016, photo by DFree/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 1, 1963

Ethnicity:
*father – Irish, Scottish, some Welsh
*mother – Irish

John Carroll Lynch is an American actor. His roles include Fargo, Zodiac, and the American Horror Story franchise, among many others.

He is married to actress Brenda Wehle.

John’s paternal grandfather was Francis Joseph Lynch (the son of Francis Lynch and Ora Lean Williams). John’s grandfather Francis was born in Colorado. John’s great-grandfather Francis was the son of Irish parents, Christopher Lynch and Francis Catherine Grimes. Ora was the daughter of a Welsh father, Owen Williams, and of an American mother, Mary Ann McWery.

John’s paternal grandmother was Grace Estelle Sutherland (the daughter of Daniel William Sutherland and Rubena Dinsmore). Grace was born in Colorado. Daniel was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, to parents of Scottish descent, Daniel Sutherland and Margaret Murray. Rubena was the daughter of Scottish parents, John Dinsmore and Janet Cowan.

John’s maternal grandfather was Leo Bernard Harvey (the son of William Francis Harvey and Mary Jane Fogarty). Leo was born in New York. William was born in New York, the son of Irish parents, Barnard P. Harvey and Margaret O’Mera. Mary Jane was also born in New York, also to Irish parents.

John’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor Josephine Leahy (the daughter of Thomas F. Leahy and Eleanor J. McNamara). John’s grandmother Eleanor was born in New York, and had Irish ancestry.

Sources: Marriage records of John’s maternal grandparents, Leo Bernard Harvey and Eleanor Josephine Leahy – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

John’s maternal grandfather, Leo Bernard Harvey, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    John’s paternal grandfather was Francis Joseph Lynch (the son of Francis Lynch and Ora Lean Williams). John’s grandfather Francis was born in Colorado. John’s great-grandfather Francis was the son of Irish parents, Christopher Lynch and Francis Catherine Grimes. Ora was the daughter of Welsh father, Owen Williams, and an American mother, Mary Ann McWery.

    John’s paternal grandmother was Grace Estelle Sutherland (the daughter of
    Daniel William Sutherland and Rubena Dinsmore). Grace was born in Colorado. Daniel was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, to parents of Scottish descent, Daniel Sutherland and Margaret Murray. Rubena was the daughter of Scottish parents, John Dinsmore and Janet Cowan.

    John’s maternal grandfather was Leo Bernard Harvey (the son of William Francis Harvey and Mary Jane Fogarty). Leo was born in New York. William was the son of Irish parents, Barnard P. Harvey and Margaret O’Mera.

    John’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor Josephine Leahy (the daughter of Thomas F. Leahy and Eleanor J. McNamara). Eleanor was born in New York.

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