Bridget O'Dea

F, b. June 10, 1820, d. May 2, 1872
Father*John O'Dea b. 1798
Mother*Penelope Meagher b. 1803
     Bridget O'Dea was born on June 10, 1820 in Boherroe in the Parish of Aglishcormick, County Limerick. Godparents were Phillip Lowry and Margaret O'Dea. She was the daughter of John O'Dea and Penelope Meagher. Bridget O'Dea married John Lynch on March 3, 1840 in Kilteely Church, Kilteely, County Limerick. Witnesses were Thomas and Mary Dea.1 Bridget O'Dea died on May 2, 1872 in Dennington, Victoria, at age 51.
     She and John Lynch immigrated on June 3, 1841 to Port Phillip, Victoria. John and Bridget arrived on board the Duchess of Northumberland with infant daughter Mary who was born at sea.2

Children of Bridget O'Dea and John Lynch

ChartsPater Familias O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
John (Michael) O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited12 Feb 2021


  1. [S162] Roots Ireland and, online and,
  2. [S677] Australia, New South Wales, Assisted Immigrants Inwards, 1828-1890, online, State Records Authority of New South Wales; Kingswood New South Wales, Australia; Persons on bounty ships arriving at Port Phillip (Agent's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5318; Reel: 2143A; Item: [4/4813].