Dictionary of Irish Latin American Biography

Lynch, Estanislao José Antonio (b.1793), army officer, was born in Buenos Aires, the third son of Justo Pastor Lynch (1755-1830) and Ana Bernardo Roo (d.1836). 

Estanislao J.A. Lynch fought in the Argentine independence war with the grade of colonel. On 2 January 1817 the Buenos Aires city council appointed Estanislao Lynch as the major of Barracas. At the same time, his grand-father Patrick Lynch (b.1715) was a member of the city council. Estanislao Lynch settled in Chile and married Carmen Solo de Zaldívar y Rivero.

Gonzalo Cané


- Coghlan, Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su Actuación y Descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987), p. 626.

- Buenos Aires City Council, Archivo General de la Nación, Series IV, Vol. VII, Sections LXXIV to LXXIX, 1816 and 1817 (Buenos Aires, 1930).

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Lynch, Estanislao J.A. (b.1793)' in "Irish Migration Studies in Latin America" November-December 2005 (


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