Tombstone Tuesday – February 25, 2020, Frances Alberta Lynch Green


Frances was born on October 7, 1925 in Mt Carmel, Illinois. She was the daughter of Franklin and Lillie Maud (Hart) Lynch. Franklin and Lillie had four daughters;  Frances(1925), Dorothy (1928), Florence (1933-1943), Ester (1934-2013).

In the 1930 Federal Census, a four year old Frances is found with her parents and a younger sister, Dorothy.  Franklin, her father is a Button Cutter in a Button Factory in Mt Carmel, Illinois. They have a lodger living with them whose name is Wesley Brown. He is a 67 year old widower. In the 1940 Census, Frank Lynch and his family are still in Mt Carmel, Illinois. Frances is fourteen years old and is attending school. Frank and Lillie have four daughter living with them; Frances(1925), Dorothy (1927), Florence (1934), and Ester(1935).

Frances Alberta Lynch Green

1944 Mt Carmel High School Yearbook – Alberta Lynch

(Wish I could have cleaned this photo up better.)

Frances married William V. Green in Henderson Kentucky. They had seven children; Karen Sue, Billie Jane, Sherry Lynn, Paula Kay, Brenda Diane, Gerald Ray, Paul Keith.


Twenty six years ago today, Frances Alberta died of cancer in Evansville, Indiana. She is buried in Highland Memorial Cemetery in Mt Carmel, Illinois.


Rest in Peace, Frances Alberta!

Love, Jan

Frances Alberta is my fourth cousin one times removed from the Leete line of the family.

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