Winder Wonderland DNA Project Dr. John H WINDER [2996]
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WINDER, John Thomas [1438]
(1676-1716)
DASHIELL, Jane [1334]
(1675-1714)
GILLIS, Thomas [13534]
DENWOOD, Priscilla [13535]
WINDER, William, Capt. [1332]
(1714-1792)
GILLIS, Esther [1328]
(1724-1767)
WINDER, John H, Dr. [2996]
(1746-1822)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. JONES, Betty [3023]

2. HARMONSON, Susannah [3011]

WINDER, John H, Dr. [2996]

  • Born: 19 Jan 1745/46, , Somerset, Maryland, USA 1 2 4 5
  • Marriage (1): JONES, Betty [3023] on 31 Jan 1770 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): HARMONSON, Susannah [3011] on 17 Jul 1783 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA 1 2 3
  • Died: 1 Dec 1822, , Northampton, Virginia, USA at age 76 1 2 4
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bullet  Research Notes:

1820 census
1 male 16-25 (1795-1802)
2 males 26-44 (1776-1794)
1 male 45+ (before 1775) John
1 female under 10 (1811-1820)
1 female 26-44 (1776-1794)

A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.Volume 426, Page 901
WINDER, JOHN (1745-1822). BORN: on January 19, 1745, in Somerset County. NATIVE: fourthgeneration. RESIDED: in Manokin Hundred, Somerset County, by 1783; Northampton County,Virginia, by 1794.
FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER. William Winder (1714/15-1792). MOTHER: Esther Gillis (1724-by 1770). STEPMOTHER, by 1770, Mary (?-1799). AUNT: Lean Gillis (1726-?), who married William Adams (?-1795). BROTHERS: Levin Winder (1757-1819); William Winder, Jr. (?-1808);and possibly Thomas, who was lost at sea early in life. SISTERS: Jane; Leah (ca. 1760-?); Priscilla (ca. 1740-by 1779); and Esther (?-ca. 1790). NIECE: Esther Wilson (?-by 1792), who married William Morris (?-ca. 1799). MARRIED first, by 1770, Betty Jones. MARRIED second, ca. 1782, Susanna (1755-1799), daughter of George Harmanson (?-ca. 1762) of Northampton County, Virginia, and wife Hannah. Her brother was John (?-1783), of Northampton County, Virginia. Her sisters were Elizabeth (Betsy), who married Caleb Teackle; and Mary. CHILDREN. SONS: Dr. William (1770-1796); Dr. Thomas Jones (1772-by 1816) of Somerset County, who married Harriet, daughter of Levin Handy of Somerset County; John H. (1782-?), who married Comfort, daughter of Thomas Gore of Accomack County, Virginia; Levin Y. (1783-?) of Somerset County; Dr. George H.; Nathaniel J. (?-1844), a county clerk of Northampton County, Virginia, in 1821, who married Sarah; and Dr. Samuel. DAUGHTER: Mary Harmonson (1785-1862).
EDUCATION, literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION:
Anglican, Somerset Parish, Somerset County,
1773.
SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Esq., 1816.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: physician; manufactured salt, 1782.
PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: 3rd Convention, Somerset County, 1774; Lower House, Somerset County, 1779-1780 (Grievances 2, 3; Claims 1-3), 1780-1781 (Public Taxes 2), 1781-1782 (Elections 2), 1783 (elected, but did not attend, resigned on December 1, 1783).

LOCAL OFFICES: trustee of Washington Academy, Somerset County, 1779; commissioner of the tax for Somerset County, appointed January 1783, December 1783, and January 1785.

STANDS ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: subscriber to Washington College, Chestertown, 1783; subscriber to Washington Academy, 1818.
WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: assessed value 781.0.0, in cluding 27 slaves and 20 oz. plate, 1783.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: ca. 441 acres in Somerset County (probably given to him by his father).

SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH: obtained ca. 600 acres in Northampton County, Virginia, from his second wife, 1783; inherited at least 350 acres in Somerset County from his father, 1792; deeded all of his land in Somerset County to his son, Thomas Jones Winder, 1798.
WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: between November 28 and December 9, 1822, in North ampton County, Virginia. Buried with his second wife, at "Yeardley," the Harmanson home in Northampton County, Virginia. LAND. ca. 600 acres in Northampton County, Virginia.
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Medical Doctor. 2

2. Military: American Revolution. 2

3. census: Federal, 1820, , Northampton, Virginia, USA.

4. cemetery, 1822, Yardley, Northampton, Virginia, USA.


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John married Betty JONES [3023] [MRIN: 1275], daughter of Thomas JONES [15056] and Ann WILSON [15057], on 31 Jan 1770 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA.1 (Betty JONES [3023] was born on 24 Aug 1752 in , Somerset, Maryland, USA 2 and died in Dec 1772 2.)


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John next married Susannah HARMONSON [3011] [MRIN: 1276], daughter of George HARMONSON [3012] and Hannah [17627], on 17 Jul 1783 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA.1 2 3 (Susannah HARMONSON [3011] was born on 4 May 1755 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA 2 and died on 19 Jun 1799 in , Northampton, Virginia, USA 1 2.)


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Sources


1 Christopher Johnson, Descendant Chart for John Winder and Bridget Unknown (Collection 1942 , , Repository: Maryland Historical Society, Box 5029 (Misc File)).

2 Matthew M. Wise, The Littleton Heritage (Wentworth, West Columbia, SC 1997), Pg. 340.

3 Ghotes of Virginia (http://www.esva.net/ghotes/thorowgd/d1/i0007263.htm), Feb 2002.

4 Edward C. Papenfuse, Alan F. Day, David W. Jordan, Gregory A. Stiverson, Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789 (John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London ,), pg. 902.

5 Phyllis Gillaspie (Brethren-L mailing list, Roostweb), May 2001.


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