• Landlord

    8 days ago - By Urban Sketchers

    Ancestry & Immigration Series:
    John Joseph Lynch was named for his immigrant uncle, an Irish-born mill worker in Norwich, Connecticut. Younger John worked in mills too, as a young man in Providence, Rhode Island. He had dropped out of school to help support his poor family. Later, he went to night school and eventually got himself an office job as the credit manager of a Kay Jewelers store in downtown Pawtucket. His career afforded him a middle class lifestyle and at some point he bought a mill house behind his own as an investment. After hundreds of years as tenants, a Lynch was now a...
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