(1819-1890), landowner, was born in Co. Westmeath, the brother
of Patrick Lennon (b.1839), who also emigrated to Argentina.
In c.1840 Edward Lennon married Rose (1819-1879), née
Kenny of Ballynacarrigy, Co. Westmeath, and emigrated to Argentina
in 1843 with their children John and Mary. They sailed
in the Contess of Durham. They settled in Merlo and
then moved to Capilla del Señor where Lennon purchased
He owned 900 hectares in 1869 and 3,600 hectares in 1878,
together with 15,000 sheep. Edward Lennon died at his
property on 1 March 1890. A stream in his estancia was
named after him.
Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su Actuación y Descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987),